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DIBELS Next and Data-driven Decision Making
  • Webinar
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  • Literacy
DIBELS Next and Data-driven Decision Making

Dr. Roland Good shares recommendations and practices for using DIBELS Next data to inform instruction. DIBELS Next measures indicate whether a student is on track for reading success and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions. Discover new ways to make specific adjustments to an individual student’s instructional path or confirm the effectiveness of current modifications. Learn how to interpret individual student data and modify teaching techniques to improve reading skills.

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Collaborative Activities That Develop Emergent Language and Literacy Skills
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  • Literacy
Collaborative Activities That Develop Emergent Language and Literacy Skills

This webinar provides practical, evidence-based methods for managing classrooms so that teachers have multiple opportunities to work with young learners in small groups. The explicit instruction and teacher-supported collaborative conversations during small-group activities provide opportunities for developing pre-reading and pre-writing skills for speaking, listening, and oral language.

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A Look at the Many Layers of Questioning with Young Children
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  • Literacy
A Look at the Many Layers of Questioning with Young Children

Questioning with young children in shared storybook reading and in our day-to-day conversations is an important and valuable way to facilitate expanded oral language skills, deeper listening comprehension, and higher-order thinking skills. There are multiple layers to the questions we use and considerations for what types of questions are appropriate in early literacy settings with preschool and kindergarten children.This webinar will describe the layers of questions and what research suggests for questioning routines in our early childhood classrooms.

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Scaffolding Comprehension of Informational Text: Responding to the Demands of the Common Core State Standards
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  • Literacy
Scaffolding Comprehension of Informational Text: Responding to the Demands of the Common Core State Standards

This webinar focuses on strategies and interventions that help struggling learners at all stages of reading: before reading a passage, during passage reading, and after completing the passage.

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Preparing Teachers for Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
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  • Math
Preparing Teachers for Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

Explore ways to increase teacher expertise in mathematics and prepare now for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

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Students at Alexander Wilson Elementary Make Significant Quantile Gains
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  • Math
Students at Alexander Wilson Elementary Make Significant Quantile Gains

Vmath teacher, Melanie Newton, says of her elementary students, “I see them actually learning and they’re actually applying it and remembering it. They’re liking math now. They feel like they can do it.”

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Middle School Students Learn the Components of Argument Writing
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  • Literacy
Middle School Students Learn the Components of Argument Writing

John Williams School Number 5 began implementing Step Up to Writing Fourth Edition school-wide in order to meet rigorous writing standards and help every student, at every skill level, learn to write thoughtful and organized compositions

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How K-3 students at a high-achieving Title I school are succeeding with Read Well
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  • Literacy
How K-3 students at a high-achieving Title I school are succeeding with Read Well

Hear how Springfield Elementary School has increased the number of students reading at or above grade level more rapidly than any other school in the district.

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Knox County Schools Recognized for Academic Outcomes
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  • Literacy
  • Professional Development
Knox County Schools Recognized for Academic Outcomes

After implementing LANGUAGE! Live and LETRS, Knox County Schools was recognized for their outstanding achievement. 


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