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...
Emphasize the 3 purposes of text features

Emphasize the 3 purposes of text features

Strengthen text citations in 3 steps Although the comprehension standards state that text features are to be introduced in grades K-3—all grade levels are to teach students how to apply them. This is where the power of text features sometimes gets lost. Students need...
Identify 4 reasons to take notes

Identify 4 reasons to take notes

Identify 4 reasons to take notes Subject-area notebooks can serve as a great incubator for a student’s thinking. But if students tackle note-taking without any overriding purpose, the notebook can become a hodgepodge of words copied from the board instead of a tool to...
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...