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Webinar: Louisa Moats Close Encounters with Students' Spelling: What They Tell Us About Language Learning
  • Webinar
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  • Literacy
  • Spelling
Webinar: Louisa Moats Close Encounters with Students' Spelling: What They Tell Us About Language Learning

When they write and spell, students show us what they know and believe about spoken and written language. If we, as educators, look with an informed eye, we can readily see what needs to be taught and what that student needs to learn. Join us for this enlightening presentation during which Dr. Louisa Moats will share her unique insight and expertise as we take a close look at writing samples and explore what they tell us about students’ instructional needs.

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Webinar: Dyslexia - The Myths and the Mysteries
  • Webinar
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  • Dyslexia
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers
Webinar: Dyslexia - The Myths and the Mysteries

There are many myths and untruths surrounding the issue of dyslexia, including who is at risk of reading failure. This enlightening session will unpack the definition of dyslexia and clarify some of the ongoing mysteries surrounding how to serve students who struggle with reading acquisition inside school systems.

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Webinar: Improving Reading Outcomes Through Goal Setting and Progress Monitoring
  • Webinar
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  • Assessment
  • Dyslexia
  • Reading Intervention
Webinar: Improving Reading Outcomes Through Goal Setting and Progress Monitoring

A student who begins the year at the cut point and does not make progress is unlikely to achieve subsequent grade level outcomes without additional support. With that in mind, every educator may want to attend this useful and timely presentation by author of Acadience Reading (DIBELS Next). Dr. Good will outline and explore strategies and resources to help educators improve reading outcomes using efficient monitoring and reasonable goal setting.

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Webinar: Purposeful Play and Playful Learning
  • Webinar
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  • Early Literacy
  • Literacy
  • SEL
Webinar: Purposeful Play and Playful Learning

Play has long been considered an important contributor to children’s learning and development. How does your understanding of play match up with cognitive research and how play contributes to children’s learning? Join us for this enlightening session where two early childhood experts share the scientific findings about play development and evidence-based approaches for incorporating playful teaching and planful play into early childhood settings.

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Webinar: What Teachers Don't Know About Teaching Reading and What to Do About It
  • Webinar
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  • LETRS
  • Professional Development
Webinar: What Teachers Don't Know About Teaching Reading and What to Do About It

Attendees will leave this presentation with enlightening information and an understanding of the content, activities, and timeline for providing the missing foundations to help students learn to read.

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Webinar: What if Everyone Excelled in Math?
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  • Math Intervention
  • transmath
Webinar: What if Everyone Excelled in Math?

As he explores how and why an alarming number of adults struggle with basic concepts in probability, common statistical concepts such as variance, and proportional change such as percent increase and decrease, author John Woodward will share what needs to be strengthened in math education today.

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Webinar: The Truth About Dyslexia - Myths vs. Facts
  • Webinar
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  • Dyslexia
  • LETRS
  • louisa moats
  • Professional Development
  • Reading Intervention
Webinar: The Truth About Dyslexia - Myths vs. Facts

As a consequence of advocacy, many states have now adopted laws pertaining the identification and treatment of dyslexia. While recognition of dyslexia is long overdue, conflicts between scientific evidence and popular beliefs continue to complicate implementation of these well-intentioned laws. Dr. Louisa Moats, author and nationally recognized literacy expert, will address quandaries such as the definition of dyslexia, appropriate criteria for identification, teacher preparation, and selection and use of instructional approaches.

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Webinar: Strategies for Building Proficient K–12 Writers
  • Webinar
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  • sutw
  • Writing
Webinar: Strategies for Building Proficient K–12 Writers

To help students juggle the necessary high- and low-level cognitive skills, teachers must be equipped to deliver explicit, sequential, and systematic writing instruction. This webinar will introduce several multisensory writing strategies, for use with students of all ages, to fill gaps you may face as a writing teacher.

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Webinar: Let’s Talk - Nurturing Social Emotional Learning
  • Webinar
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  • LETRS
  • SEL
  • Social-Emotional Literacy
Webinar: Let’s Talk - Nurturing Social Emotional Learning

Lucy Hart Paulson and Judi Dodson discuss the interrelated developmental sequences of social communication skills and ways to create nurturing classrooms that foster social emotional learning. 

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