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Webinar: Believe Literacy is Possible - Strategies for Success
  • Webinar
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  • Language Live
  • Reading Intervention
Webinar: Believe Literacy is Possible - Strategies for Success

Hosted by District Administration

Defy the stereotypes and see students for their potential, not their inability to read; let’s empower each teacher to change lives; let’s recognize each district for its ability to build a better literacy program. Dr. Louisa Moats and administrators from Newport News Public Schools share how they built an adolescent reading program that empowers educators and students alike. Presenters:

* Louisa Moats, Ed.D.: Literacy Expert, Author, LETRS and LANGUAGE! Live

* Lee Vreeland, Ed.D.: Vice President of Academics, An Achievable Dream, Inc., Newport News, VA

* Amy Runge, Ed.D.: Director of Curriculum and Collegiate Services, An Achievable Dream, Inc., Newport News, VA

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Webinar: Creating a New Culture of Teaching and Learning
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  • technology
Webinar: Creating a New Culture of Teaching and Learning

Presented by education technology leader Alan November

Access to timely information and communication tools empowers educators to focus on the individual needs of their students, and lead to a wealth of benefits while helping to develop a strong learning community.

Always dynamic and fascinating, Alan November leads this exploration of the potent new culture of empowered teaching and fearless learning.

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TransMath: Build Proficiency for Success in Math
  • Overview
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  • Math
  • transmath
TransMath: Build Proficiency for Success in Math

Create a successful path to algebra for struggling students through conceptual understanding and problem solving.

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Why Do Today's Teachers Need LETRS?
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  • LETRS
  • Literacy
  • Professional Development
Why Do Today's Teachers Need LETRS?

LETRS is a course of study that addresses the structures of English language, the cognitive processes of learning to read, and the teaching practices proven to be most effective in preventing and remediating reading difficulties, including dyslexia. LETRS is relevant and applicable regardless of the literacy programs already in use within your school, district, and state. LETRS is designed to be the cornerstone of a multiyear, systemic literacy improvement initiative. 

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Webinar: Overcoming the Challenge of Poverty - Helping Low-Income Students Move Toward Reading Success
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  • Professional Development
  • reading
Webinar: Overcoming the Challenge of Poverty - Helping Low-Income Students Move Toward Reading Success

How can educators overcome the cycle of poverty that limits student literacy achievement in some demographic areas?

Dr. Diane Vautrot shares her experiences leading a reading initiative in a public school system in a culture of poverty in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and how the district made dramatic improvements in reading levels, including for students with severe reading disabilities.

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Webinar: Literacy Success for Struggling Readers: Strategies that Work
  • Webinar
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  • Language Live
  • Literacy
Webinar: Literacy Success for Struggling Readers: Strategies that Work

Without the right intervention tools, it’s nearly impossible to turn a struggling reader into a grade-level success. But with the right program in place, combined with effective teaching strategies, students can make remarkable gains.

This presentation shares best practices for fostering literacy skills in students who struggle, and explores how to select a reading intervention program that will take your struggling readers to new levels of literacy success.

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Champion Change: How Teacher Knowledge Impacts Student Success
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  • LETRS
  • Literacy
  • Professional Development
Champion Change: How Teacher Knowledge Impacts Student Success

Learn why and how high-quality professional development impacts student literacy during this timely webinar. Learn how the new LETRS improves teacher instruction with flexible, online training and embedded video that show you how to apply everything you learn.

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Five Essential Elements of an Adolescent ELA Program
  • Infographic
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  • Language Live
  • Literacy
Five Essential Elements of an Adolescent ELA Program

MORE means keeping adolescents engaged and making literacy gains, which can be a complex endeavor. However, the right approach is key. Download the “Five Essential Elements of an Adolescent ELA Program” infographic here, which illustrates what your students need to be successful – and why. Print and hang this colorful poster in your work area as a guide.

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Seeing Math in New Ways
  • Product Review
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  • Math
  • transmath
Seeing Math in New Ways

Confident and Empowered: Since the City School District of New Rochelle began using TransMath, student confidence and class participation has improved. - Tech & Learning article from October 25, 2017.

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