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Engaging Young Readers: Practical Tools and Strategies
Monday, June 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. L. Robert Furman, Principal of South Park Elementary Center, South Park Township, PA
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Engaging young readers can be a challenge in today’s digital world. In this edWebinar, Dr. Rob Furman gives insight into how that can be done using the tech of today. He drawz from his new book, Engaging Young Readers: Practical Tools and Strategies to Reach All Learners. The book is a beginner-level guide focusing on developmental reading strategies for elementary students at all stages and exploring how technology can be used to improve the skills of a wide range of readers, including beginning readers, struggling readers, reluctant readers, enriched readers and English Language Learners (ELLs).
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to teachers and librarians of all grades, especially those at the K-8 levels.
About the Presenter
Dr. L. Robert Furman is an educator, leader, principal, student, speaker, and published author. As a former teacher and now administrator, Dr. Rob serves in the foreground of everyday education. Currently, Dr. Rob serves as Principal at South Park Elementary Center outside of Pittsburgh, PA, and has truly become a sought-after leader in topics surrounding the field of education today. Dr. Rob is the author of several books including Reading, Technology, and Digital Literacy and the ISTE bestselling title Are You Future Ready. Beyond speaking at venues across the country, Dr. Rob is also a contributing blogger for The Huffington Post as well as the Ed Tech Review. Rob also hosts a well-known YouTube educational video blog called The Seditionists and educational podcast called the Council on the Future of Education. Further, he has received several prestigious awards, such as being named in the National School Board Association’s “20 To Watch” in technology education and a Pittsburgh Tribune Review News Maker of the year.
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