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Using Interactive Reading Apps in Your Classroom

Thursday November 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Using Interactive Reading Apps

Presented by Sarah M. Rich, Lead Teacher Champion, Squiggle Park
Sponsored by Squiggle Park

WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING

If you attended the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the webinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Instructional Strategies for Reading Improvement K-8 community and go to the Webinar Archives folder to take the CE quiz.

“Apps are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’ll get.”

Today’s students are expecting more out of stories than they did in the past. They love engaging stories that they can interact with. Low-cost yet highly engaging interactive reading apps provide just this kind of reading experience for young learners.

In this webinar, teacher and trained blended learning expert Sarah Rich shared ways for you to better use interactive reading apps in your Pre-K to Grade 2 classroom to increase a variety of skills such as comprehension, receptive language, and vocabulary.

Learn about:

  • How to fit interactive reading apps into your literacy block
  • Ways of extending the use of these apps in your classroom
  • Tips for leveraging all these apps have to offer while keeping your costs down
  • A handful of low-cost interactive reading apps Sarah recommends to get started with in your classroom

Watch this recorded webinar if you want to get the most out of interactive reading apps with your young learners. This webinar will benefit PreK-2 teachers, librarians, administrators, reading coaches, literacy specialists, curriculum directors, and technology directors.

Everyone who signed up for this webinar will receive free access for the remainder of 2016 to Squiggle Park’s games that teach pre-reading skills to young learners.

Sarah RichAbout the Presenter

Sarah Rich is a founding faculty member and second grade teacher at the Paul Cuffee Charter School in Providence, Rhode Island. She has been teaching for 16 years and is a recent graduate of the Highlander Institute’s Fuse RI program. Sarah teaches using a flipped learning model with playlists. Her students use a station rotation model for math and literacy. Sarah’s strengths are classroom management in a 21st century classroom and parent engagement.  Follow her on Twitter @edtechSAE.

 

Join the Instructional Strategies for Reading Improvement K-8 community to network with educators, participate in online discussions, receive invitations to upcoming webinars, view past webinars, take a quiz to receive a CE certificate for a past webinar, and access free resources.

WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING

Squiggle Park At Squiggle Park, we take video games seriously. Our bite-sized games are effective in building mastery through practice and play.

Children aged 4-7 enter a magical world where books come to life as they demonstrate a combination of reading skill accuracy, speed and context. As our game progress, the frequency of skills introduced adapts to the strengths and weaknesses of each child, reinforcing mastery.

Built for teachers to use in their PreK-2 classrooms or at home to reinforce curriculum through play. It’s simple, and it works.

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