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Feb 28, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

Reading and the Brain – Comprehension

To be a successful reader, your students’ brains are required to orchestrate a variety of cognitive domains for each part of the reading process. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to look into what cognitive domains are required for reading …

Presenter: Hollis Dannaham
Feb 13, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

Learning Gemara- A Task Analysis

Learning Gemara is a complex task involving many cognitive functions and academic skills. Lack of experience or a deficiency in any one of these functions or skills can make the experience of learning Gemara an overwhelming task for a student. In this …

Presenter: Rabbi Avi Wasser
Jan 10, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

Reading and the Brain – Decoding and Fluency

To be a successful reader, your students’ brains are required to orchestrate a variety of cognitive domains for each part of the reading process. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to look into what cognitive domains are required for reading …

Presenter: Hollis Dannaham
Dec 06, 2022 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An Orton Gillingham Approach for Teaching Hebrew Decoding

According to research, more than 50% of all struggling readers are not diagnosed with any specific disabilities. Begin to learn how to help them decode Hebrew using a multi-sensory, phonetic approach based on the Orton Gillingham method of instruction. This is an …

Presenter: Sonia Levin
Oct 26, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Strategies for Hebrew Reading Comprehension

In this session we will look into the objectives of Hebrew reading comprehension and the different genres of texts we should expose our students to. We use the UBD method (Understanding By Design) in order to examine different strategies that promote comprehension …

Presenter: Meirav Kravetz
Dec 11, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Kriah Strategies for All

Angie will be presenting research-based lesson ideas and tools and share web-based learning programs that support the development of Hebrew decoding for students. These ideas are based on her own practice working with students with language-based learning disabilities, where she has …

Presenter: Angelina Swenson
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