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“Oh, the Places They’ll Go”: Using Technology to Enhance Students’ Summer Reading Experiences

Thursday, June 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Summer Reading Experiences

Presented by Sarah M. Rich, Lead Teacher Champion, Squiggle Park
Sponsored by Squiggle Park

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Do you worry about your students retaining their essential reading skills over the summer? Avoid the summer slide by creating engaging summer assignments for your students. Join this edWebinar to learn how technology can enhance your summer reading program. Sarah Rich, an elementary teacher, trained blended learning expert, and lead teacher champion at Squiggle Park, shares:

  • Ways to prepare and excite your students about reading prior to summer
  • Tools and creative examples of how to make your students summer reading come alive
  • Creative ways to write letters to your favorite authors or favorite character
  • Online resources to help your students explore new genres at their level
  • How to bring literature to life with video assignments
  • How to easily share and schedule valuable activities and resources with parents

Gain inspiration to enhance your summer reading program. This recorded edWebinar will benefit PreK-5 teachers, librarians and administrators, as well as reading coaches and literacy specialists.
Sarah RichAbout the Presenter

Sarah Rich was a founding faculty member at Paul Cuffee School in Rhode Island and a teacher of 17 years. She graduated from the Highlander Institute’s Fuse RI Fellowship Program. Sarah coaches teachers and works with administration internationally, making blended personalized learning available to schools. Sarah uses a flipped learning model with playlists. Her strengths include management in a 21st century classroom, parent engagement, and data analysis. She now is lead teacher at Squiggle Park. Follow her on Twitter @edtechSAE.

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WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING

Squiggle Park At Squiggle Park, we take video games seriously. Our bite-sized games are effective in building mastery through practice and play.

Children aged 4-7 enter a magical world where books come to life as they demonstrate a combination of reading skill accuracy, speed and context. As our game progress, the frequency of skills introduced adapts to the strengths and weaknesses of each child, reinforcing mastery.

Built for teachers to use in their PreK-2 classrooms or at home to reinforce curriculum through play. It’s simple, and it works.

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