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Jan 08, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Building Reading Comprehension Skills- Tuning our Technique to the Type of Text

Reading comprehension involves a complex process of your student’s interaction with the texts that they read. This webinar will help you explore the differences between narrative (involving story grammar and causal events) and expository (focused on text organization and structure) text and …

Presenter: Naomi Schimmel
Apr 24, 2018 @ 8:30-9:30 (Eastern)

Executive Assistant: Building Executive Function Strategies for Reading and Writing

Have you ever had a student who demonstrated strong verbal and thinking skills but when put to the task of independently reading and/or writing they can’t seem to succeed at the task? This could be the result of weak executive functions, a …

Presenter: Hollis Dannaham
Jun 11, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

Supporting the Joy of Reading at Home

An important goal of education is to help children become readers. Summer is a perfect time to help children experiences the pleasures and benefits of reading. This webinar explores what parents can do at home to support and cultivate the joy of …

Presenter: Elizabeth Fox
May 13, 2014 @ 8:00-9:00pm

Guided Reading in the Early Grades

Guided Reading, a teaching approach used with a small group of students, is designed to help individual students read increasingly challenging texts over time. This webinar will focus on the specific elements of a guided reading lesson. Participants will learn how to …

Presenter: Hadassah Berg
Mar 13, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Internet Treasures and Tools for Literacy and Writing

A variety of free, online technologies exist to help scaffold the writing process for students of all ages. This HSWOW webinar will show teachers a toolkit of websites to help them differentiate their instruction for learners who are struggling with organization, grammar, …

Presenter: Jeannie Crowley
Feb 29, 2012 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

What’s the Big Idea: Developing Reading Comprehension Skills

Reading comprehension, the process of constructing meaning through active interaction with a text, is the ultimate goal of reading instruction. This HSWOW webinar will focus on various areas of reading comprehension, such as predictions and prior knowledge, questioning, summarization, think-aloud and visualization, …

Presenter: Hadassah Berg
Feb 09, 2011 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Teaching Reading to Students with Diverse Reading Levels

This course will focus on the complex skill of reading. The stages of reading development will be explored as well as the various methods to teach reading to children at different levels. A focus of the session will be on the creation …

Presenter: Amy Goldman
Apr 14, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Reading Comprehension Strategy Instruction: Enhancing Understanding of Text

Reading is about understanding and processing; therefore, without comprehension, real reading does not occur. Learn effective comprehension strategies to help your students access prior knowledge, set a purpose for reading, organize information and make meaningful connections to narrative and expository text. This …

Presenter: Dr. Jane Gertler
Dec 10, 2008 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Language, Learning and Literacy: Foundations of Academic Success (part 2)

Language influences every aspect of the curriculum, affecting the way children learn and teachers teach. This two-session course will focus on the role language plays in learning, including decoding and comprehension, vocabulary and concept knowledge, thinking and reasoning, narrative development, writing and …

Presenter: Claire Wurtzel
Dec 03, 2008 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Language, Learning and Literacy: Foundations of Academic Success

Language influences every aspect of the curriculum, affecting the way children learn and teachers teach. This two-session course will focus on the role language plays in learning, including decoding and comprehension, vocabulary and concept knowledge, thinking and reasoning, narrative development, writing and …

Presenter: Claire Wurtzel