On January 18, 2016, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. (ET), Big Deal Media’s Amazing Resources for Educatorscommunity on edWeb.net will host an interactive, collaborative webinar, sponsored by Quill.com, titled “Ensuring Success for All: Strategies for Bringing Out the Best in Students in Poverty, and Students Who Struggle with Language and Learning.” In this webinar, the 2015 National Teacher of the Year will share her experiences in Title I middle and high schools, as well as her work with refugee students, English learners, and students in intervention classes. The webinar will deliver both practical strategies and inspiration to educators and administrators working toward success for all of their students. Participants’ questions will be answered during the live, interactive session, and the webinar will be recorded and archived for members of the Amazing Resources for Educators community to access after the event.
Developed by leading literacy experts Jan Richardson, PhD, and Maria Walther EdD,Next Step Guided Reading Assessment(NSGRA)supports data-informed decisions about reading instruction for striving, advanced, and EL students in kindergarten through grade 6. The assessment tool provides a complete picture of each reader’s word knowledge, fluency, and comprehension skills, and the NSGRA K–6 app offers reports for grouping, planning, and pinpointing instruction. Get to know your readers in four easy steps.
Across the United States, students are returning to school amidst another nationwide tragedy. And once again, teachers are faced with the challenge of establishing a positive, safe, and reflective classroom in the wake of horrific violence. The staff of Facing History and Ourselves has produced the Teaching Idea “Teaching in the Wake of Violence” to help educators address recent attacks.
TekNekk is the world’s first Parental Remote-Control App that protects a child’s mind, spine, and safety. Parents can control their child’s phone from any device—like a TV remote control! No more wrestling the phone away from children or escalating arguments with teens. Download TekNekk’s Instant Screen Timeout feature for free to turn off a child’s phone with one touch of a button!