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7 Strengths for These Challenging Times: Using SEL and Stories to Sustain Powerful Learning Communities for All

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Structured Independent Reading: Conferring as the Key to Success

Presented by Pam Allyn, Senior Vice President of Innovation & Development, Scholastic Education

Sponsored by Scholastic Education

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The loss of routine and the school environment is deeply disorienting, but together, we can unite school and home communities to create vibrant, meaningful experiences to support our students, families, and educators in our continued mission of learning. In this edWebinar, author and literacy expert Pam Allyn shares ways we can continue to support and nurture students and families in these days of unexpected transition and trauma.

Literacy is a tool for communication, connection and growth. It helps us make friends, relieves stress, and experience the joys and challenges of resilience centered learning.

Now, more than ever before, children and young adults need literacy as a vital way to maintain a semblance of normalcy, and to continue learning and growing, no matter their environment.

Join this edWebinar, as Pam Allyn provides educators with strategies to help students feel the power of their learning community in new and old ways. Using her 7 Strengths model, a research-based social-emotional learning framework she created as an anchoring tool, Pam provided concrete ways to help students learn at home with skill-centered approaches for literacy. Educators will leave feeling empowered by her techniques for sustaining joy, engagement, and skill-building that they can share with students and families.

This recorded edWebinar will be of benefit to kindergarten through middle school teachers and school and district leaders. 


Pam AllynAbout the Presenter

Pam Allyn is a world-renowned literacy expert, author, and senior vice president of 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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Scholastic EducationAt Scholastic Education, we believe that the development of robust literacy skills is at the very heart of empowering children to thrive in school and in life. For nearly 100 years, we’ve partnered with districts and schools to inspire lifelong readers and learners. From transformative, research-based literacy instruction, to expert professional development, and groundbreaking family & community engagement, we partner with educators every step of the way on the path to literacy.



Wednesday, April 29, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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