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.
This edWebinar with Dr. Joyce King and Dr. Helen Teague will examine the importance of early literacy in order to support the long-term success of students.
In this edWebinar, presented by Gene Kerns, Ed.D., Chief Academic Officer at Renaissance, learn about students’ ongoing reading growth and student literacy.
With 10 million students in grades K-12 struggling to read, taking those struggling readers from disengaged to enthused may seem like a huge feat. However, doing just one thing to take action can cause a wave of reaction throughout the entire school. In a recent edWebinar, Nelda Reyes, a dyslexia interventionist at De Zavala Elementary in San Marcos CISD, TX, shared how she was able to establish a culture of reading at her school by creating a sense of belonging, building awareness, and never taking no for an answer.
In this research-driven edWebinar, Jan Bryan, Ed.D., National Education Officer at Renaissance, presents essential insights into how the right reading practice will lead to substantial gains in student growth.
In this edWebinar, Instructional Coach Billy Spicer shares practices to learn how to unpack students’ current mindset around reading.