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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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Join Kevin Baird for 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 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 edWebinar will benefit K-12 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

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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Achieve3000® is the leader in online differentiated literacy instruction, serving nearly 3 million students worldwide. Based on decades of scientific research, Achieve3000’s patented and proven literacy program reaches all students at their individual reading levels to significantly accelerate learning and dramatically increase college and career readiness.

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