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Is Listening to Audiobooks Cheating?
Monday, November 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Presented by Terrie Noland, National Director, Educator Engagement for Learning Ally
Sponsored by Learning Ally
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“Audiobooks are cheating.” These are words that we hear so often when it comes to providing struggling readers with the crucial tools they need to access grade level content and curriculum. In this edWebinar, Terrie Noland, National Director, Educator Engagement, Learning Ally, debunks popular myths of audiobooks related to academic success. Watch an exploration of these topics:
- What does cheating really mean?
- What are the effects of audiobooks on eye reading?
- What is the value that audiobooks bring to a struggling reader?
- How are audiobooks and academic results connected?
This recorded session is designed for K-12 principals and administrators, SPED directors, teachers and school librarians. Learn how to put an end to the prevailing myths about learning with audiobooks.
About the Presenter
Terrie Noland is the National Director, Educator Engagement for Learning Ally. She has more than 22 years of experience as both a trainer and developer of content for educators and administrators. Her focus for the past five years has been on the pedagogical practices needed to create effective environments for students with dyslexia. Terrie has trained groups numbering in the thousands helping to build better understanding of working with struggling readers. She is currently pursuing certification as an Academic Language Therapist.
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Learning Ally is a leading ed-tech, nonprofit proven to transform the lives of struggling readers. We provide access to grade-level content to bridge the gap for students with learning differences who can cognitively comprehend the information but read below grade level. Our high-quality, human-read audiobooks coupled with a suite of teacher resources is a cost effective solution for your school.