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From the Classroom to the Cloud: How to Keep Students Engaged in Remote Learning Environments
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by David Rose, MA, Director, Education Partners, Lexia Learning; and Meg Van Voorhis, M.Ed., Director of Learning and Development, Lexia Learning
Moderated by Lori Kirksted, Senior Content Marketing Manager, Lexia Learning
Sponsored by Lexia Learning
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Watch Lexia’s David Rose and Meg Van Voorhis in this edWebinar as they present strategies for keeping students motivated and engaged in remote learning environments. David and Meg show you how you can apply these strategies to a range of learning environments and adaptations based on access to devices and the internet.
Gaps in student learning are wider and more diverse this school year. Watch this recorded edWebinar to learn how you can maximize the potential for learning to continue on a manageable scale, no matter where learning takes place. This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to elementary through high school teachers and school and district leaders.
About the Presenters
With 27 years in preK-12 education, David Rose began his career as an elementary school teacher in North Carolina, before leading rural and urban districts to provide equitable access to technology and resources to support teachers and students in reaching academic goals. Prior to joining Lexia Learning in August 2017, David was the deputy chief in the Office of Teaching and Learning for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). Overall, he managed the budget and academic strategy for all content areas, special education, language acquisition, and early childhood. In DCPS, he was responsible for launching and scaling their personalized learning initiative to 112 schools; seen as a national model to accelerate student learning and promote learner agency. David, a North Carolina Teaching Fellow, holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, as well as a master’s in educational technology from Pepperdine University.
Meg Van Voorhis is a former dual language educator, curriculum writer, and developer of professional learning who currently works as the director of learning and development at Lexia Learning. After graduating with a B.A. from Princeton University in 2006, she began her career in education working as an ESL coordinator in South Carolina. She had the opportunity to spend one year teaching in a bilingual school in rural Honduras before returning to the United States to earn her M.Ed. at the University of Michigan in 2010. More recently, she worked as a dual language educator and a developer of curriculum and PD in North Carolina for seven years before joining Lexia Learning in 2017. Meg is passionate about languages, culturally responsive instructional practices, and supporting educators with relevant learning opportunities.
About the Moderator
Lori Kirksted is a mission-driven senior content marketing professional with a passion for developing high-impact content that drives multi-channel growth. She is currently leading the national K-12 demand generation content strategy for Lexia Learning (a Rosetta Stone company).
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Lexia Learning, A Rosetta Stone Company, is one of the best-known and most highly respected reading-technology companies in the world. Lexia’s instructional programs (Core5 and PowerUp) help to accelerate literacy skill development through explicit and systematic personalized learning paths, and Lexia’s assessment program (RAPID) uniquely screens key reading and language skills critical to comprehension for all students in grades K–12.