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Social Reading in an Era of Social Distancing
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Nicolas Princen, Founder and CEO, Glose Education
Hosted by Jim McVety, Managing Partner, First Step Advisors
Sponsored by Glose
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Social distancing and remote learning are making it harder than ever to keep students connected to reading and to each other. But we’ve yet to meet a teacher that doesn’t love a challenge. In this edWebinar, we talk about what this era of social distancing needs in order to build and sustain strong reading habits.
In this edWebinar, we discuss:
- The requirements for a strong social reading program
- How to access and deploy thousands of ebooks instantly, and for free
- Ways to promote collaboration among students that actually draw them close together – no Zoom or Hangouts required
- Reading goals and ongoing challenges that motivate readers at all levels
- Targeted interactions that build up readers and bring them closer together
We may be stuck at home, but it’s a brave new world for reading and we’re ready to explore it with you.
Watch this edWebinar to learn and to share reading engagement strategies that build a life-long love of reading for all students. Viewers will leave with a whole new perspective and a ready-to-go playbook of ideas that will transform their remote reading program.
This recorded edWebinar will be of benefit to middle and high school teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders.
About the Presenter
Nicolas Princen is the CEO and Founder of Glose, a startup with a mission to make digital reading more collaborative, effective, and engaging for a new generation of learners. A technology pioneer, Nicolas served as an innovation and technology advisor offering insights, services, and solutions to private-sector companies and governments. His main focus is on the impact of technology on education and knowledge sharing.
About the Host
Jim McVety is Managing Partner of First Step Advisors and serves as a Senior Advisor to Glose Education. A lifelong advocate for innovation in education, Jim brings 20+ years of research and analysis to the Social Reading discussion. Jim has hosted numerous webinars, expert panels, and keynote presentations during his career, and his focus is on building the capacity of service organizations to better support educators and students.
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