Looking for ways to increase the reading performance of all students in your classroom?

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Progress in the General Curriculum Statewide Network is pleased to present 

Dr. Barbara Blackburn

High Yield Reading Strategies: Supporting the Reading Development of Students with Disabilities Across Content Areas

May 16th, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Region 20 Education Service Center

In this free workshop, Dr. Blackburn will lead instruction of high yield reading strategies for all grade levels and across all subjects.

This session will look at effective implementation of impactful approaches that increase rigor and student outcomes. By utilizing these strategies across subject areas, teachers can increase overall student achievement in their classrooms. At the end of the day, teachers will walk away with an implementation plan to use in their classrooms.

Dr. Barbara Blackburn has published numerous books and presented to teachers across the country on various subjects that impact students with disabilities.

Register at Region 20’s iLearning 

For questions or assistance contact Erin Kelts at Region 20

erin.kelts@esc20.net or 210-370-5664

Making Good Use of Audio/Text-to-Speech In The Classroom

Bill Keeney of the Delaware Valley Friends School joined Learning Ally on 12/9 for a webinar focusing on strategies for teachers to use audio in the classroom. Keeney discussed why audio is the killer app for his students and how he ensures it becomes a powerful tool for reading.

“Teaching with audio is just good teaching,” explained Keeney. “Audio is a supplement, not a substitute.” He described why audio is important and how educators can introduce it in the classroom to empower students to use it habitually.

During this free webinar, Keeney discussed:

  • Myths and truths about using audio in the classroom
  • Which students will benefit the most from audio
  • Strategies to ensure students become avid audio users
  • Tips for instructing students to use audio affectively

Click here to view the webinar and download the handout- https://go.learningally.org/webinar-make-audio-killer-app-classroom/ 

Should you have questions or need additional support, feel free to contact me.

Nichole.Kertis@esc13.txed.net