Webinar | Make an Inference in 5 Steps

Webinar | Make an Inference in 5 Steps

Make an Inference in 5 Steps Regardless of a text’s topic, type, or complexity, students at every grade level must learn how to make inferences. Thinking beyond the text is the foundation of every comprehension standard. During this practical and engaging edWebinar,...
Webinar | Plan & Deliver Dynamic Comprehension Lessons

Webinar | Plan & Deliver Dynamic Comprehension Lessons

Plan & Deliver Dynamic Comprehension Lessons In an era when reading achievement lags behind expectations, effective comprehension instruction has never been more important. The entire class benefits from explicit and engaging whole-class mini-lessons that show...
Webinar | Anchor Comprehension Lessons with Anchor Charts

Webinar | Anchor Comprehension Lessons with Anchor Charts

Anchor Comprehension Lessons with Anchor Charts In this video, originally presented as a webinar, Kristina Smekens demonstrates the power in providing visual anchor charts for student learning. Rather than simply displaying them, Kristina shows how to build them...
Introduce Students to the 3 Reader Voices

Introduce Students to the 3 Reader Voices

Introduce Students to the 3 Reader Voices In this video, originally presented as a webinar, Kristina Smekens explains that all readers have three voices in their heads: the Reading Voice, the Thinking Voice, and the Distracting Voice. She goes on to share how to...
Webinar | Advance Beyond Doing Reading to Teaching Reading

Webinar | Advance Beyond Doing Reading to Teaching Reading

Advance Beyond Doing Reading to Teaching Reading Our class periods and reading blocks are often filled with students practicing and applying comprehension skills; they are “doing” a lot of reading. However, these experiences cannot replace the explicit teaching of...