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Presented by Ellen Edmonds on November 13, 2017 at 12 noon EST
Collaborative learning and writing in mathematics…really? Are you struggling to include rich student discourse and writing in mathematics to promote critical-thinking skills and develop students’ deep understanding of mathematics? Let Ellen Edmonds, Executive Director of Professional Development, help in this 30-minute webinar. She’ll show you a consistent 4-step problem-solving approach that includes collaboration and writing to develop your students’ critical-thinking skills. This webinar is offered several times. Select the date and time that works best for you.
Presented by Ellen Edmonds on October 17, 2017 at 12 noon EDT and November 28, 2017 at 4 p.m. EST
Do you find it challenging to meet the individual needs of students in your K–6 math class? Are you personalizing instruction for struggling learners, early finishers, and English Language Learners? Join Ellen Edmonds, Executive Director of Professional Development, for a 30-minute webinar on using effective strategies and activities to differentiate instruction and practice key mathematical topics. This webinar is offered several times. Select the date and time that works best for you.
Presented by Ellen Edmonds on November 1, Wednesday at 4 p.m. EDT
Students are being asked to read and comprehend more and more complex text. Did you know that a deeper knowledge of grammar can help them? In this webinar, Ellen Edmonds shares the current research for teaching grammar to help students better understand complex texts.
Presented by Dr. Katie McKnight on Wednesday, November 8 at 4 p.m. EST
How can you teach all the ELA standards in your Balanced Literacy classroom? There are so many options! Dr. Katie McKnight is here to help you learn how Literacy and Learning Centers integrate ELA standards and engage your students in their own learning.
In this presentation, Ellen Edmonds, Sadlier’s Executive Director of Professional Development, walks through 10 practical ideas you can immediately apply to successfully implement a blended learning model in your ELA and Math classrooms. Get answers to questions such as, “Do I have to be tech savvy to implement blended learning?,” “I’m a digital native. What more do I need to know?,” and “Is using a little bit of print and a little bit of digital really blended learning?” Find out more about using eBooks, online assessments, and interactive editions as tools for implementing a blended learning model in your K–12 ELA and Math classrooms.
Who has time for vocabulary instruction in an already packed English Language Arts (ELA) block? In this webinar, you will learn five easy steps that utilize technology to integrate vocabulary development into your daily routine. Engage students while increasing their vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension with digital tools and technology-enhanced items that enable them to interact with vocabulary words and passages.
Sadlier’s Vocabulary Workshop Interactive Edition is the web-based, digital version of the proven print Vocabulary Workshop program. See how effective pedagogy, site licensing—which provides access to content from multiple grade levels—and customizable learning options make the best systematic vocabulary instructional tool for today’s teachers.
Dr. Katherine McKnight presents how to build student English Language Arts achievement in Grades 4-8 with foundational building blocks. Through classroom exemplars from around the country, Dr. McKnight explains how to:
Finding it hard to implement all your English Language Arts (ELA) standards in the allotted ELA Block? Watch this presentation to learn a motivating approach to building literacy skills and content knowledge that engages students and enables teachers to cover more material!
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Students in Grades K–3 need strong foundational skills in phonics, phonological awareness, fluency, and concepts of print to be able to read and comprehend texts. Ellen Edmonds presents engaging strategies to use with young students to build a solid reading foundation and inspire them to be lifelong readers.
Reading and understanding complex text can be challenging for students. Close reading is a powerful instructional strategy that can increase students’ abilities to read, analyze, and synthesize, deepening their understanding. Learn more about this strategy and ways to help students develop the reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing skills crucial to academic success.
Dr. Katherine McKnight presents how easy it is to implement Learning and Literacy Centers into your classroom instruction. Imagine your classroom as an interactive, collaborative meeting space, where learning thrives and you facilitate learning and cover more content in less time.
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In this webinar, you will learn how to jump-start rich student discourse and increase collaboration in K–8 math classrooms using conversation starters and meaningful questions. Learn how the four operations can be used to gain insight into your instructional process and students’ learning processes.
In this presentation, Ellen Edmonds, Sadlier’s Executive Director of Professional Development, walks through how you can effectively use a multi-tiered system of support for math that includes planning, instruction, assessment, and data analysis to ensure all students reach or exceed math proficiency.
Learn about the importance of modeling, discourse, and making connections to address the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) while gaining a deeper understanding of the eight Standard for Mathematical Practice. We will explore how Essential Questions, response stems, and multiple representations are great tools for helping students make sense of math and master the CCSSM.
In this presentation Sarah Ressler Wright—aka Vocab Gal—provides easy ways to incorporate high school level vocabulary words used on SAT®/ACT® tests into your daily instruction. Learn practical strategies to teach students for successfully taking these tests. All ideas shared are available as free downloads below.
In this presentation Sarah Ressler Wright – aka Vocab Gal – presents strategies and hands-on activities for building vocabulary in Grades 1–5, keeping in mind all your students’ individual learning styles. You’ll discover:
All games and activities shared are available as free downloads below.
In this presentation Sarah Ressler Wright – aka Vocab Gal – introduces new fall vocabulary activities to engage students in Grades 1-5. Students will love practicing their vocabulary words with these fun fall activities. All games and activities shared are available as free downloads below.
Sarah Ressler Wright discusses easy strategies and ideas that make vocabulary instruction fun for students and teachers in Grades 6−12+. During this webinar, she shares her favorite games including her take on Bingo, Mother May I, and Checkers as well as her favorite activities like Design a Car, Word Superheroes, and Puzzle Together Your Vocabulary. All games and activities shared will be available as free downloads at the end of the webinar.
In this presentation, Sarah Ressler Wright, a.k.a. Vocab Gal, shares easy ways to review relevant vocabulary words just before the summer break. Sarah also shares engaging summer activities for students to keep their vocabulary active all summer long! All ideas shared are available as free downloads below.
Discover ways to strengthen your students’ vocabulary with engaging, fun activities for Grades 6−12+ from Sarah Ressler Wright—aka Vocab Gal. During the presentation, she shares her favorite fall and winter activities, games, and tips for involving students in their vocabulary development. Those games and activities are available as free downloads below.
Based on the Gradual Release of Responsibility instructional model, Vocabulary for Success is designed to help students learn words in stages using print and online technology. Vocabulary for Success utilizes online videos an iWords Audio Program that blend multi-media approaches and support differentiated instruction.
Vocabulary instruction is more than just asking students to memorize a list of words. They need strategies to determine meanings of unfamiliar words when they encounter them.
In this session, Douglas Fisher, Ph.D., co-author of the successful Vocabulary for Success program, focuses on how dynamic vocabulary instruction leverages highly useful vocabulary to build the skills necessary for independent word learning tomorrow, while ensuring students have the word knowledge they need for today.