Select the Presentations from the list below and you will be notified before each chosen webinar.
This series connects educators to cutting-edge research and is designed to support leaders in implementing proven, practical solutions. Join us for this excellent in-service opportunity to build the best lessons and learning environments for your district, school, and classroom.
All webinars will be recorded, in case you cannot attend.
Text Training and Word Training: Blend Them to Foster Independent Reading
Learn how balancing foundational skills and more advanced literacy skills improves decoding, spelling, grammar, comprehension, vocabulary, and writing.
Weave Together the Critical Literacy Strands to Give Students Confidence to Read, Part 1
Learn how a comprehensive, explicit, and systematic approach to literacy can powerfully impact your students as readers and writers.
Tuesday, October 14
Weave Together the Critical Literacy Strands to Give Students Confidence to Read, Part 2
Learn effective strategies that actively engage your students while building foundational skills in oral language development, decoding, vocabulary, grammar, fluency, comprehension, and writing.
Syntax: Somewhere Between Words and Text
Explore the role of syntax—why it is important and how we teach it—as an essential instructional component.
Friday, October 3
You Don’t Have to Be a Writer to Teach Writing
Learn effective strategies to teach the writing process and prepare students for college and career.
Understanding the Neuroscience Behind Reading
Examine how the newest research into the reading brain can help you meet the needs of your struggling readers.
Cultivating Strong Readers: Activities to Build Fluency
Learn ways to pair your everyday practice with targeted instructional tactics to promote accuracy and speed and find new ways to help your students become exceptional readers.
A Best-Practices Instructional Routine for Writing in the Content Areas
Learn a set of evidence-based instructional practices that help students in grades 4–12 learn to write and write to learn.
State-Level Movements to Teaching Literacy
Learn about collaboration with state DOEs that helps educators nationwide implement best practices in teaching reading and spelling.
From Graphing to Laughing:
Web-Based ELL Math Activities
Learn to connect targeted, explicit, systematic instruction in the classroom with stimulating online activities to increase mental math skills.
The Power of Multiple Strategies in Mathematics
Learn to build the relationship between conceptual and procedural knowledge that empowers students to be successful in higher mathematics.
Math Fact Fluency That Will Boost Your Students’ Confidence
Learn strategies for teaching fluency in critical math facts that make solving complex math problems less challenging and more automatic.
Assessment Practices for Elementary and Middle School Students Struggling in Math
Learn about the need for a range of research-based assessments that capture student progress in mathematics in order to meet today's rigorous expectations.
Do Your Students Feel Listened to, Connected, Cared for, and Safe?
Learn about a systematic and sophisticated approach that provides students opportunities to change behavior and improve learning.
Combating Cyberbullying: Understanding the Magnified Effect of Online Harassment
Learn how to band together to effectively teach students and adults how to prevent bullying and cyberbullying in the digital age.
Functional-Based Assessment and Intervention: A Simplified Tier II Process
Learn how Functional Behavioral Assessment and a simple Behavior Intervention Plan can be conducted with typical school personnel as part of a prevention effort.
Powerful Instructional Modeling Strategies
Learn key instructional modeling strategies for integrating technology in the classroom that will improve the effectiveness of your professional development workshops.
Technology: Integrating to Motivate, Part 1— Practice in Private, Succeed in Public
Learn how appropriately integrated technology provides opportunities for students to explore challenging concepts and critical skills individually and as part of the whole class.
Technology: Integrating to Motivate, Part 2—It's Not the Device; It's the Discovery
Learn what schools are doing across the country to maximize the strengths and minimize the weaknesses of technology in the classroom.