With the Common Core Standards came an increased focus on reading informational texts, starting with kindergarten. But integrating informational texts isn’t as simple as having students read a couple of biographies every marking period. In PBS TeacherLine’s edWebinar, “Strategies to Engage Young Learners with Informational Text,” Nell Duke, Professor of Literacy, Language, and Culture at the University of Michigan School of Education, offered her advice for understanding and incorporating informational texts in the classroom.
Join this edWebinar to get to know amazing picture books, learn engaging questioning strategies for students, and consider talking points for professionals—all aimed at building students’ social-emotional strength.
This edWebinar will present an overview of the concepts and language content that are essential for teaching reading, spelling, and writing effectively.
In this edWebinar, the presenters will challenge participants to see beyond substituting print with PDF text and open doors to engaging interactive reading adventures for learners of all abilities and ages.
In this edWebinar, join literacy expert and coach Shaelynn Farnsworth with panel members Emily Francis, North Carolina ESL Teacher, and Brett Gosselin, District Facilitator for Sheltered Instruction in Texas, as they discuss the most current principles and practices to meet the needs of our ELL students.
Learn why small group instruction is an optimal way for teachers to support striving readers while keeping them in the classroom reading community.
Attend this edWebinar to explore the most actionable insights from the new 2020 report—along with educators’ tips for motivating struggling readers and for incorporating SEL into reading instruction.
This edWebinar will discuss why educators should trust the Science of Reading to inform reading instruction and how this gold-standard evidence is applied in the classroom through Structured Literacy.
This edWebinar will highlight the “go-to” resources and technology tools that are making quick strides in improving outcomes for students with dyslexia.
This edWebinar is a great opportunity to learn effective ways to meaningfully engage your children with informational text.