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A New Era for Independent Reading: Getting Our Students Reading All Throughout the Year
Thursday March 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Presented by Pam Allyn, Author and Senior Vice President, Innovation and Development, Scholastic Education
Sponsored by Scholastic Education, Digital Solutions
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Now is the new moment for independent reading! The research is clear—children need authentic, engaging, and personally meaningful experiences with reading and writing to become lifelong literacy learners. In this new era, independent reading means reading across many platforms, online and in print. As we look at a new century of learning, please watch Pam Allyn in this edWebinar as she shares dynamic new strategies for helping our students “tame the wild text” all throughout the year and master all the new ways we read.
By exploring the seasons of learning and growth for the independent reader, viewers will walk away from this session with key skills and strategies they can implement today to ensure all students find their joy and love of reading 365 days a year—at school, at home, and across the community. This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to K-8 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders.
About the Presenter
Pam Allyn is a world-renowned literacy expert, author, and senior vice president, innovation and development at Scholastic Education. She is the founder of LitWorld, a groundbreaking global literacy movement serving children across the United States and in more than 60 countries. Pam and LitWorld created LitCamp in partnership with Scholastic, a transformational summer learning solution that combines social emotional learning and literacy skills development. Pam is the author of 27 books for educators, leaders and families on reading, writing and quality learning, including Every Child a Super Reader (Scholastic, 2015), co-authored with Dr. Ernest Morrell.
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