On-Demand Webinar: Strategies for Success — Helping All Students Become Strong Readers

In October 2016 Michigan lawmakers passed Public Act 306 to ensure that all students are reading at benchmark by the end of 3rd grade. This Act didn’t take Lake Orion Community Schools by surprise. They had already been working hard to improve ELA instructional practices and increase reading achievement across the district. Not only have […]

Free Webinar: Assessment and Intervention in Light of Understanding the Nature of Reading Difficulties

Understanding how word-level reading develops and why some students struggle are valuable starting points for planning reading instruction and interventions. Knowing this puts educators in a good position to determine what aspect(s) of the reading process may be creating difficulties for children. This in turn, enables educators to provide intervention that is highly effective to […]

On-Demand Webinar: Improving College & Career Readiness for All Students

Oceanside High School (OHS), 40 miles north of San Diego, is building college and career preparation into the learning experience so that every student, regardless of race, gender, income, or disability, graduates with the academic knowledge and social-emotional skills to be successful in whichever educational or career choices they pursue after high school. Watch this […]

On-Demand Webinar: Pathways to Success: Connecting Learning to College and Careers

With just 38% of ACT-tested grads meeting at least 3 of 4 core College Readiness Benchmarks and only 11% of business leaders agreeing that college grads have skills their businesses need, high schools face an increasing challenge to prepare students for college, careers and life. Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), and many others across […]

On-Demand Webinar: The Challenges of Language and Reading for Low Income African American Children Who Speak Dialect

While the impacts of poverty on academic achievement are widely known, dialect also plays a significant and unrecognized role in the reading achievement of millions of children. Just like students whose native language is Spanish or Amharic, students who speak the dialect known as African-American English (AAE) face obstacles to becoming proficient readers. Watch this […]

On-Demand Webinar: How to Ensure Equity & Excellence for Students with Disabilities

In 2017, the Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1 ruling changed the course of special education. 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 […]