Events By Tag: “Literacy”

  • Deeper Learning in the Classroom: What it Can Look Like, and Its Potential for Student Success

    Virtual

    Dr. Kristina Zeiser, principal researcher at the American Institutes of Research (AIR), will present findings from the longitudinal Study of Deeper Learning: Opportunities and Outcomes, highlighting how schoolwide approaches to deeper learning can shift students’ experiences in high school and improve student outcomes. Drawing on information collected from teachers at schools that participated in the study, she will share strategies educators …

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  • Building Critical Thinking and Deeper Reading Experiences through Multimodal Texts, Grades 6-12

    Virtual

    This presentation will explore the possibilities for linking multimodal texts, from media messages to film to comics and beyond, in order to build engagement, motivation, and critical thinking when working with middle grades and young adult readers. Students live in an increasingly networked world brimming with a wide range of texts -- from this observation, Dr. DeHart examines both the …

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