Casualties of War – Reading Science Denial and Racism’s Impact on African American Children
It is critical that schools provide African American children the same opportunities to achieve academic success as other children. In this webinar, Kareem Weaver, Member of the NAACP Oakland Branch’s Education Committee, provides insights into how to address the persistent issues that create the achievement gap, particularly the lack of quality, evidence-based reading instruction.
On-Demand Webinar: Strategies for Success — Helping All Students Become Strong Readers
Lake Orion Community Schools has been working hard to improve ELA instructional practices and increase reading achievement across the district. Not only have reading scores improved, but the district’s early literacy intervention program has received international recognition. Watch this webinar to learn more.
Assessment and Intervention, Understanding the Nature of Reading Difficulties
Watch this on-demand webinar featuring Dr. David Kilpatrick, Author of Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, to learn how word-level reading develops and why some students struggle are valuable starting points for planning reading instruction and interventions.
Closing the Achievement Gap for Students with Disabilities: Fix General Ed and Special Ed Together
Educators have long known that students with disabilities have not made the gains they should, despite placement in special education classes with individualized education plans or even mainstreaming into general education classrooms. Learn more from Linda Diamond, President of CORE and Author of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook, about closing the achievement gap for students with disabilities.
Understanding Dyslexia: Why Early Prevention and Intervention are Crucial
In this white paper, Dr. Dale Webster, Chief Academic Officer for CORE, describes how to identify dyslexia and how early assessment and research-based instruction for prevention and intervention for reading difficulties can stop the struggle to learn to read for your students.
How to Ensure Equity and Excellence for Students with Disabilities
Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to meet new requirements for special education next year. Take away actionable tips for writing ambitious IEP goals and instructional strategies to help students achieve them. Plus, learn how other districts are setting high expectations for students with disabilities and supporting progress toward their goals under Endrew.
Promoting Instructional Leadership and Excellence in Special Education
Pivot Learning’s expert team of district and school improvement specialists came together for a webinar on continuous improvement in special education. This targeted webinar focused on building the capacity of special education leaders, teachers, and related service providers to serve as instructional leaders.