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Effective Strategies for Coordinating Summer Reading Growth for K-3 Learners

Thursday, May 6, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Effective Strategies for Coordinating Summer Reading Growth for K-3 Learners

Presented by Dr. Anne Cunningham, Professor, HMH Author, University of California, Berkeley
Moderated by Alicia “Lish” Mitchell, Sr. Marketing Account Manager, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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With interrupted schooling affecting students across the country, we know that reading growth over the summer may take on a new form than years past.

Now, with the summer months ahead of us it’s important to keep our youngest learners engaged in reading and make these summer months really count. In this recorded edWebinar, Dr. Anne Cunningham leads viewers on how to plan for summer reading growth no matter where learning takes place—in school or online.

By viewing this recorded edWebinar, you will walk away with effective strategies for coordinating summer reading growth in your K-3 learners. This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders of the kindergarten through third-grade levels. 


Anne CunninghamAbout the Presenter

Dr. Anne E. Cunningham is a professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she also serves as Director of the Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education with San Francisco State University. A leading expert in the field of reading development, with over 100 publications, Professor Cunningham investigates how children learn to read and the pedagogical methods most effective for promoting reading acquisition and the value of avid reading.

As a leader, speaker, and best-selling author, Professor Cunningham has been featured most recently in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Education Week, and Huffington Post for her work. Her award-winning book, Book Smart: How to Support and Motivate Beginning Readers (Oxford University Press), examines children’s reading development and the cognitive and socio-emotional benefits of avid reading. Professor Cunningham is also the senior author of Big Day for PreK, co-author of HMH technology-based programs, iRead and Waggle, and a senior author of the core comprehensive curriculum for K-6, HMH Into Reading.


Alicia MitchellAbout the Moderator

Lish Mitchell is a Sr. Marketing Account Manager on the Brand & Creative Marketing team. Her main responsibility is partnering with members across the HMH organization and supporting their business objectives through driving strategy, creative design, and execution of innovative campaigns. Lish is a member of HMH’s DEI Council, Black Alliance Employee Resource Group, New York Community Investment Council, and a voice talent for HMH’s Teachers in America podcast. She also manages a personal blog

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Thursday, May 6, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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