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Velocity: A Video Introduction to Grades 3-5
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  • Literacy
Velocity: A Video Introduction to Grades 3-5

Watch this video to see how students in grades 3-5 are introduced to this engaging, online reading program. 

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Executive Summary of the Study by Regional Educational Laboratory of the Southeast and Mississippi Department of Education
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  • Literacy
Executive Summary of the Study by Regional Educational Laboratory of the Southeast and Mississippi Department of Education

The study examined changes in teacher knowledge of early literacy skills and in ratings of quality of early literacy skills instruction, student engagement during early literacy skills instruction, and teaching competencies in Mississippi between Winter 2014 and Fall 2015.

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Effective Teaching Practices: Which Ones, and Why?
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  • Literacy
Effective Teaching Practices: Which Ones, and Why?

We will examine key questions to help educators implement the best instructional practices to meet the demands of rigorous standards,: What should influence our choice of content?; How can we ensure learning transfers?; and more!

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Recommendations for Using Technology to Accelerate Adolescent Readers
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  • Literacy
Recommendations for Using Technology to Accelerate Adolescent Readers

What You'll Learn:
Latest research on motivation and engagement
Technology-based strategies for engaging struggling readers in middle and high school

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Strategies for Keeping Students on Track to Reading Independence
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  • Literacy
Strategies for Keeping Students on Track to Reading Independence

What does it take to teach a comprehension skill so students not only understand it, but can apply it independently? Join us to explore the critical components of explicit comprehension instruction that result in reading independence. Discover easy-to-implement strategies that make thinking visible to readers and recognize how to avoid practices that cause comprehension to go off-track.

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Combating Cyberbullying: Understanding the Magnified Effect of Online Harassment
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Combating Cyberbullying: Understanding the Magnified Effect of Online Harassment

Learn how to band together to effectively teach students and adults how to prevent bullying and cyberbullying in the digital age.

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Making the Complicated Comprehensible: Planning Now for 2014-2015
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  • Professional Development
Making the Complicated Comprehensible: Planning Now for 2014-2015

Learn a process for using data and timely, hands-on facilitation tools to strengthen your team's collaboration and overall decisions as you prepare now for next year's success.

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Permanent Partners: A Critical Ingredient for Academic Conversation
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  • Literacy
Permanent Partners: A Critical Ingredient for Academic Conversation

Create a structure that facilitates frequent, purposeful academic discourse between students, promoting the oral language base necessary for reading comprehension and coherent writing. Learn how Permanent Partners provide English Learners opportunities for speaking practice, offsetting the negative impact of limited oral language usage in an era of increasing technology-based instruction.

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Amount of Instruction Makes a Difference on SOL Gains
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  • Literacy
Amount of Instruction Makes a Difference on SOL Gains

This report will use the Standards of Learning (SOL) test scores to determine progress made by students receiving LANGUAGE! Live instruction from the 2014 administration of the SOL to the 2016 administration. 

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