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Events

Literacy Minnesota: Comprehension Strategies for Intermediate-Level Readers

Online

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

Online

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

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 […]

EdWeb: Science of Reading Week

Online

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 […]

Literacy Minnesota: Teaching Intermediate Alphabetics

Online

Teaching intermediate alphabetics (syllables, prefixes, suffixes, root words) is a great way to help students build their decoding and comprehension skills. Come learn a variety of fun and easy-to-use routines and activities for helping intermediate-level readers develop these important tools. Register

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 […]

Literacy Minnesota: Developing and Practicing Reading Fluency

Online

Come and review the important role of fluency in reading instruction. We will discuss the three key components of reading fluency and look at a variety of activities tutors and teachers can try. We will talk about the mechanics of doing fluency practice via Zoom, Google Meet, Teams or any other remote tutoring tool (including […]

VALRC: Helping Your Students Identify, Develop, and Utilize Transferrable Skills Webinar with Cynthia Peters

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Adult education students have strong transferable skills (aka, soft skills). They just don’t know it yet! Leadership, communication, and critical thinking skills are being cultivated daily by hard-working adult learners. Employers value and seek these crucial competencies. In this webinar, adult educator and The Change Agent editor Cynthia Peters shares powerful student-written stories and demonstrates […]

Literacy Minnesota: Teaching Reading Vocabulary Remotely or In Person

Online

Vocabulary is everyone’s favorite reading component! And helping students master reading vocabulary is a key to helping them master comprehension. But how many words should you teach? And which words are the most important? What strategies are best for helping students learn new words? How do you get students to make new words part of […]

GEDTS Tuesdays for Teachers: Close Reading & GED Tech Apprenticeship Program Update

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Register here. Content Session (1 hour): Starting the New Year with Close Reading Session It’s time to be serious about close reading. Survey responses received from you echoed a desire for more strategies to improve Reasoning Through Language Arts results. Over the past few years, we have focused on mathematics. We’ve worked hard to help […]