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Why Audiobooks Don’t Work and ALL of the Reasons They Do

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST


Presented by Terrie Noland, Learning Ally National Director, Educator Engagement
Sponsored by Learning Ally


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Audiobooks cannot replace explicit reading instruction, because a balance of support and accommodations is needed for struggling readers. In this webinar, Learning Ally’s Terrie Noland, National Director of Educator Engagement, discusses the when, where, how, and why of effectively incorporating audiobooks as an assistive technology tool for students with dyslexia. Topics include:

• Dispelling the myths of audiobooks
• How audiobooks can have different uses in different situations
• Effectively mapping the use of audiobooks to the stages of reading development framework to support learning in the best way possible
• Ways that student motivation and competency play into the use of audiobooks

K-12 general and special educators, administrators, SPED directors, principals, librarians, and learning/reading specialists are invited to watch this recorded webinar.

Terrie NolandAbout the Presenter

Terrie Noland is the National Director, Educator Engagement for Learning Ally. She has more than 22 years of experience as both a trainer and developer of content for educators and administrators. Her focus for the past five years has been on the pedagogical practices needed to create effective environments for students with dyslexia. Terrie has trained groups numbering in the thousands helping to build better understanding of working with struggling readers. She is currently pursuing certification as an academic language therapist.


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Wednesday, March 8, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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