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From Technology to Talk: Digital Resources for Deeper Classroom Conversations
Monday, March 14, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Kevin Baird, Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit EdCenter: The Center for College & Career Readiness
Sponsored by Ed Center
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Move beyond one-to-one digital content to leverage existing resources to deepen classroom conversations, engage students in accountable talk, and develop language skills including vocabulary, speaking, and listening.
In this research-driven webinar, Kevin Baird, Chairman at the nonprofit Center for College & Career Readiness, presented practical, pragmatic methods to use digital content in groups to drive deeper accountable conversations. Student-to-student talk is a critical element for accelerated language development, the critical foundation for reading comprehension and effective writing skills.
As schools move into the critical spring assessment window, increasing usage of existing tools while focusing on foundational language and comprehension skills is the key strategy to making a difference in student performance in a compressed timeframe.
Kevin Baird is our series presenter. He serves as Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit EdCenter: The Center for College & Career Readiness, which focuses on creating sustainable capacity in schools for job-ready learning outcomes for all students. Kevin is a self-identified library nerd who always has a paperback for take-off and landing as he travels the globe.