This webinar will use Zoom.
Over the past decade we have seen a decrease in the amount of time children and teens spent reading. The summer reading slide is real even during a more typical school year. It is especially difficult now with a remote learning environment and many teachers and parents worry that students will go months without picking up a book. So what can we do to get kids more engaged in reading, even during the summer and online environments? The key to developing truly independent readers who read for pleasure, for interest, and for connections has to do with the amount of ownership they feel over their reading lives.
Drawing upon research from psychology, anthropology, and neuroscience, Dr. Gravity Goldberg will provide key strategies and moves that support student independence, whether at home, in school, or online. Learn how you, as teachers and parents, can help foster the mindsets that students need to become truly engaged as readers.
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This virtual learning experience is applicable for PreK-12 teachers, administrators, instructional coaches, counselors, and other educators who support reading instruction.
Gravity Goldberg, EdD, Educational Consultant; Former Assistant Professor of Education, Iona College; Former Instructor and Staff Developer, Reading and Writing Project, Teachers College, Columbia University; Author, Teach Like Yourself: How Authentic Teaching Transforms Our Students and Ourselves (2018), Mindsets and Moves: Strategies That Help Readers Take Charge (2015); Co-Author, What Do I Teach Readers Tomorrow? (2017) and Conferring With Readers: Supporting Each Student’s Growth and Independence (2007)