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Webinars

Webinars

Webinar: Finally, Fine Motor! (Gr. PreK-K)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Cindy Middendorf Watch Coaching a child to write his name or draw a picture before he can effectively manipulate a pencil or crayon is like teaching a teen to parallel park before they can operate the shifting lever! Teacher and author Cindy Middendorf will discuss the basics of hand dominance, and the reasons why children grip the...

Zany, Brainy Strategies for Emergent Guided Reading (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Maria Banks Watch Join Maria as she shares recent research showing how our brains learn to read best. Learn about before, during, and after reading strategies that require readers to ask questions, make connections and inferences, visualize, and more. You’ll leave with a better understanding of how research-based guided reading techniques can make reading more meaningful and...

Using Student-Written Mentor Texts to Teach and Inspire (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Janiel Wagstaff Watch Why (and how) might you use students' own writing as mentor texts for meaningful, explicit writing instruction? This fast-paced webinar will show you. Student-peers’ writing is a rich and relevant go-to resource for mining specific teaching points based on standards and students' immediate needs, as well as for exploring the purpose and joys of...

An Introduction to Project-Based Learning

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Dedra Stafford Watch Join Dedra to learn the key elements of project-based learning (PBL) and how it can transform your classroom. PBL can make the classroom real and relevant with applications to your students' lives and the world. Discover resources that cover all content areas and develop higher-order thinking skills. Leave with the basic understanding of this trending practice...

Are You a Higher-Order Thinking Teacher

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Melissa Dickson Watch Up the level of higher-order thinking (H.O.T.) in your First, Second, or Third Grade classroom—easily and immediately. See how H.O.T. teachers help students get comfortable with constructed response and text-dependent questioning while supporting their own thinking. Fire up achievement with Melissa's simple techniques. Tech Specs

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