Free Webinars

 

GETTING STARTED WITH WRITEREADER

6th October 4:00 am Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join this 30-min webinar with the founders of WriteReader:

– How to get started with WriteReader
– How to set up class and students
– Google Classroom integration
– Basic book creation features
– How to use templates and reading room

 

 

 

 

PAST: CREATIVE LEARNING IN THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR WITH WRITEREADER

15th September from 6:00-6:30 pm Eastern (US)

Gear up for back to school by learning more about WriteReader, a creative literacy tool for your classroom.

In this webinar, we’ll show you how to get started using WriteReader in your classroom, as well as the basics of WriteReader, including how to access book templates to share with your students.

Bio Traci Piltz

Traci is an award-winning educator, with nearly 20 years of experience teaching young learners. She holds an M.Ed. degree in early childhood reading and literacy, and has spent the past 6 years of her career as a technology integration specialist.

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PAST: SLIDING INTO SUMMER LEARNING WITH WRITEREADER

1st June 2021 4 pm ET/10 pm CET (45 min.)

Talking Points:

Bio Katie Gardner

Katie is an Elementary English as a Second Language Teacher in Salisbury, North Carolina. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2017 and a National Board Certified Teacher in English as a New Language. She has a passion for creating blended learning lessons to engage early learners and support second language acquisition. Katie has been a featured presenter or workshop leader at National early learning, technology, and ESL conferences.

Bio Katherine Bostain

“Katie” has been an educator in the Rowan-Salisbury School System for over 20 years. She has taught: Kindergarten, First Grade, K-5 ESL and is currently teaching 6-8 ESL. She enjoys finding different tools and techniques to meet student needs. She loves sharing what she learns through PDs (professional developments). She a LEGO Master Educator, Qball Ambassador, Seesaw Ambassador, Apple Teacher and was just named The North Rowan Middle School Teacher of the Year 2021.

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PAST: WRITING DEVELOPMENT STAGES FOR 1ST & 2ND GRADERS

5th May 2021 4 pm ET/10 pm CET (45 min.)

Sharing points

Speaker bio: Traci Piltz

Traci is an award-winning educator, with nearly 20 years of experience teaching young learners. She holds an M.Ed. degree in early childhood reading & literacy, and has spent the past 6 years of her career as a technology integration specialist.

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PAST: DEVELOPING EMERGENT WRITERS 

3rd March 2021 4 pm ET/10 pm CET (45 min.)

Sharing points

Bio Katie Gardner

Katie is an Elementary English as a Second Language Teacher in Salisbury, North Carolina. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2017 and a National Board Certified Teacher in English as a New Language. She has a passion for creating blended learning lessons to engage early learners and support second language acquisition. Katie has been a featured presenter or workshop leader at National early learning, technology, and ESL conferences.

Bio Traci Piltz

Traci is an award-winning educator, with nearly 20 years of experience teaching young learners. She holds an M.Ed. degree in early childhood reading & literacy, and has spent the past 6 years of her career as a technology integration specialist.

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PAST: CREATING MATH STORIES WITH ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

17th February 2021 4 pm ET/10 pm CET (45 min.)

Sharing points

Get inspired on how to engage your students in creating math stories:

Bio

Traci Piltz is an award-winning educator, with nearly 20 years of experience teaching young learners. She holds an M.Ed. degree in early childhood reading and literacy, and has spent the past 6 years of her career as a technology integration specialist.

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PAST: DEVELOPING ALL LANGUAGE DOMAINS WITH WRITEREADER 

13th January 2021 4 pm ET/10 pm CET (45 min.)

Sharing points

Confirming Existence – Choosing Compelling Text

Scaffolding Reading – Intentional Support to Read the Text

Scaffolding Writing – Meet students Where they are

Publishing – Get Students Excited an Authentic Audience

Bio

Astrid Emily Francis is an English as a Second Language teacher at Concord High School in Concord, North Carolina. She serves students in 9th-12th grade with various English proficiency levels. Previously, Emily was an ESL teacher, at W.M. Irvin Elementary School, Concord, North Carolina. Emily’s experience as an English Language Learner inspired her to become an ESL teacher and affords her a deep understanding of the challenges her students must overcome to find success. Emily earned a BA in Spanish, and a MAT in ESL from UNC-Charlotte. She serves as a professional development facilitator, motivational speaker, and Keynote. Emily is a Team member of Confianza LLC and forms part of the Executive Board of Carolina TESOL. 

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