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Maximizing Literacy Acceleration in K-12 Schools
Thursday May 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Kevin Baird, Chairman, Center for College & Career Readiness
Sponsored by Achieve3000
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Watch Kevin Baird in an examination of key approaches for getting students’ actual literacy growth to exceed their expected growth. Accelerating literacy gains is critical for students to graduate from high school college and career ready, and is especially important for historically underserved and struggling students. How can you prioritize acceleration in your school or classroom?
This recorded edWebinar will bring you new ideas about methods and strategies for acceleration, including why to take the long view with students performing below grade level, real acceleration initiatives from successful districts, and why making learning meaningful is a game changer. You’ll hear about research that addresses the whys and hows of literacy acceleration and come away with practical next steps so you can get students attaining literacy gains beyond what’s expected.
This recorded edWebinar will benefit K-12 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders.
About the Presenter
Kevin Baird, MBA, ALEP serves as Chairman and Senior Faculty at the nonprofit Center for College & Career Readiness and Chief Academic Officer for Achieve3000. Kevin is a noted leader in college and career readiness content, strategies and standards. He has participated in educational research on every continent save for Antarctica, consulted with governments to create college and career readiness initiatives, and has served as trainer and consultant for states and districts across North America.
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At Achieve3000®, we believe literacy is the key to unlocking student success. Since 2001, we have partnered with schools and districts to accelerate literacy growth for all students with our flagship PRO platform for differentiated literacy instruction. Now we also offer Smarty Ants® for personalized foundational literacy and Actively Learn™ for secondary curriculum depth. Together, our solutions help all PreK-adult learners increase their college and career readiness and reach their full potential.