Upcoming Webinars…

Conquering the COVID slide – Using the science of reading to quickly close the achievement gap!

We CAN keep our students on track for reading success! Literacy coach Elise Spang will share instructional practices backed by neuroscientific research that will help “build the reading brain” in K-2 students and prevent the need for reading intervention in grades 3 and beyond. This 45-minute webinar will simplify the science so that you can immediately implement these practices into your virtual and physical classrooms. There will be a Q&A period following the presentation.

June 16th – 10:00 am PST

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The Big 5: Phonemic Awareness 

Parents and teachers can work as a team this summer to ensure reading readiness for our kids this fall. Through a series of insightful 30-minute webinars, the experts at Lexplore will dive into the basics of reading with tips and resources that parents and teachers can utilize that will engage children to become strong, successful readers. Each webinar will focus on one of The “Big 5” reading components. We’ll also do a quick introduction of Lexplore@Home, a brand new, functional reading assessment that is comprehensive, easy to administer and highly accurate. The first webinar will focus on phonemic awareness and explore how students learn to identify and manipulate sounds.

June 23rd – 10:00 am PST

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The Big 5: Building Decoding Skills

Parents and teachers can work as a team this summer to ensure reading readiness for our kids this fall. Through a series of insightful 30-minute webinars, the experts at Lexplore will dive into the basics of reading with tips and resources that parents and teachers can utilize that will engage children to become strong, successful readers. Each webinar will focus on one of The “Big 5” reading components. We’ll also do a quick introduction of Lexplore@Home, a brand new, functional reading assessment that is comprehensive, easy to administer and highly accurate. The second webinar will focus on decoding and explore how students connect sounds to symbols and recognize spelling patterns.

June 24th – 10:00 am PST

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The Big 5: Building Fluency Skills

Parents and teachers can work as a team this summer to ensure reading readiness for our kids this fall. Through a series of insightful 30-minute webinars, the experts at Lexplore will dive into the basics of reading with tips and resources that parents and teachers can utilize that will engage children to become strong, successful readers. Each webinar will focus on one of The “Big 5” reading components. We’ll also do a quick introduction of Lexplore@Home, a brand new, functional reading assessment that is comprehensive, easy to administer and highly accurate. The third webinar will focus on fluency and explore how you can help students read quickly, smoothly, and naturally.

June 25th – 10:00 am PST

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The Big 5: Comprehension

Parents and teachers can work as a team this summer to ensure reading readiness for our kids this fall. Through a series of insightful 30-minute webinars, the experts at Lexplore will dive into the basics of reading with tips and resources that will engage children to become strong, successful readers. Each webinar will focus on one of The “Big 5” reading components. We’ll also do a quick introduction of Lexplore@Home, a brand new, functional reading assessment. The fourth webinar will focus on comprehension and explore how you can help students understand text.

June 30th – 10:00 am PST

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The Big 5: Vocabulary

Parents and teachers can work as a team this summer to ensure reading readiness for our kids this fall. Through a series of insightful 30-minute webinars, the experts at Lexplore will dive into the basics of reading with tips and resources that will engage children to become successful readers. Each webinar will focus on one of The “Big 5” reading components. We’ll also do a quick introduction of Lexplore@Home, a brand new, functional reading assessment The fifth webinar will focus on vocabulary – whether students understand the meaning of the words they read.

July 1st – 10:00 am PST

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More Writing More Reading

Wondering how to get your students writing, reading and thinking more, especially if they’re learning from home? During the school shut down in March and April, students new to Actively Learn read four times as many assignments, answered 24% more questions, spent 16% more time reading, and wrote 10% more words per short-answer response compared to April 2019. Natalie Saaris, literacy researcher and head of Product at Actively Learn, will show you how to leverage this FREE curriculum platform to drive learning gains for your students this school year.

August 5th – 10:00 am PST

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Assistive Tech for Writing

Are you wondering how to increase student engagement in writing and produce higher quality outcomes using Microsoft Learning Tools and Dictation AT? This insightful webinar, presented by Rachel Berger, an Assistive Tech Specialist, Dyslexia and LD Community Leader, will explore how Microsoft’s FREE Learning Tools for Writing is an inclusive tool for ALL learners success! The broadcast will discuss how Assistive Technology can help support student engagement and accessibility both in the classroom and at home.

August 12th – 10:00 am PST

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Supporting all Learners

Are you teaching a wide array of learners, including gifted and talented students, students with disabilities, and English Language Learners? Join Tessa Polizzi, curriculum designer, graduate-level teacher educator, and former English Language Arts high school teacher, and Jessica Bel, reading specialist, high school English and English Language Learners teacher, and English Language Learning consultant to learn how they leveraged Actively Learn, a FREE curriculum platform, to support their diverse learners in reading grade-level texts

August 19th – 10:00 am PST

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