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COABE: Recognizing and Responding to Dyslexia in Adults

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Most adults with dyslexia don't even know they have it. During this interactive webinar, Laura will provide attendees with information about dyslexia and share a simple screening instrument to identify […]

VALRC-TSTM: Civics Education PLC

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Do you want to learn more about the classroom-ready lessons and other resources in the Teaching the Skills that Matter (TSTM) Toolkit? Do you want to gain ideas for incorporating […]

ProLiteracy: Instructional Routines for Building Number Sense & Using Structure

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Number sense stands as a pivotal pillar of mathematics and numeracy. Yet, guiding learners to cultivate this sense beyond mere drills and repetitive worksheets can pose a challenge. The solution lies in impactful instructional routines that enable learners to uncover patterns and make use of structures in their journey to enhance number sense. Attend this […]

VALRC Lessons from the Field with Cassandra Kramer: Using Digital Literacy to Connect Adult English Learners to Their Families and Communities

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Incorporating family-motivated assignments and elements of digital literacy into the ESL classroom can empower adult English learners to succeed in the workforce and at home. In this webinar, join the English Empowerment Center's Cassandra Kramer to explore mini-projects that can help connect learners to their communities in a digital way. Participants will have the opportunity […]

ProLiteracy: Starting to Read: Building Phonemic Awareness and Foundation Literacy Skills with Preliterate ELL Students

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Adult students who are just beginning their literacy journey while also still learning to speak English face a unique challenge. Preliterate students have no connection to the sound/letter correlation required to read. Many lack even basic print awareness connecting any symbol to a meaning. In this webinar, we will discuss helping preliterate students develop the […]

Literacy Minnesota: Comprehension Strategies for Intermediate-Level Readers

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Research shows that explicitly teaching a set of comprehension strategies is a great way to help intermediate-level readers maximize their understanding of texts. Come learn a handful of great comprehension tools that will help students develop critical thinking skills and comprehension skills. Register

VALRC: Science of Reading Overview

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This session presents a basic overview of the science of reading and effective reading instruction, including alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. During the session, we discuss strategies for each component of reading and how to use them in the classroom. Participants will leave with resources for teaching each component. Register

VALRC-TSTM: Civics Education PLC

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Do you want to learn more about the classroom-ready lessons and other resources in the Teaching the Skills that Matter (TSTM) Toolkit? Do you want to gain ideas for incorporating civics education and workforce preparation skills and activities into your teaching? Do you want to work with experienced facilitators and colleagues around the state to […]

EdWeb: Science of Reading Week

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When schools and districts connect knowledge of the science of reading with instruction, we can realize exponential power for change. These panels are designed to address the needs of every educator, school administrator and district leader, empowering you with knowledge of structured literacy to forever reshape students’ academic journeys. Join EdWeb and Lexia for four […]

VALRC-TSTM: Civics Education PLC

Online

Do you want to learn more about the classroom-ready lessons and other resources in the Teaching the Skills that Matter (TSTM) Toolkit? Do you want to gain ideas for incorporating civics education and workforce preparation skills and activities into your teaching? Do you want to work with experienced facilitators and colleagues around the state to […]