Common Core State Standards Webinar Series Bundle
Featuring webinars by: Timothy Shanahan, Nell K. Duke, Timothy Rasinski, Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp
IRA’s Common Core Webinar Series gives you access to field leaders and fellow educators in a convenient, affordable format. These hour-long webinars will help you strengthen your understanding of how CCSS affects you and your students and provide you with classroom-tested strategies you can implement right away.
Already a member? Get unlimited access to all four CCSS webinars until June 1, 2013 for $19.99!
Not a member? Take advantage of the special introductory price that combines the webinar bundle with a one-year online membership to the International Reading Association for $39.99!
Included in this bundle are:
The ELA Common Core State Standards—and You An archive of the November 7, 2011 webinar featuring
In this hour-long interactive webinar, Tim asked attendees to:
- Consider the theoretical differences between the CCSS and most current educational standards
- Identify the most important underlying ideas of the CCSS
- Explore the most challenging changes that educators will need to make in order to meet the new demands of CCSS
Informational Texts: Rising to the Challenge of the Common Core State Standards An archive of the January 18, 2012 webinar featuring
Nell K. Duke
During this hour-long webinar, Nell shared practical research-based strategies to help you address specific CCSS standards in language, reading, and writing in your classroom. Plus, she discussed a few pieces missing from the Standards that are important to developing informational reading and writing skills in elementary grade students.
Authentic and Effective Fluency Instruction An archive of the February 15, 2012 webinar featuring
During this one-hour webinar, Tim delved deeper into effective fluency instruction by focusing on how fluency connects to word study instruction and giving research-based ideas for teaching fluency in engaging, powerful ways.
Fluency is crucial for reading success because it provides a link between word recognition and comprehension—and the Common Core State Standards have identified fluency as a foundational competency for reading success.
Addressing the Complexity of Matching Readers with Text An archive of the March 27, 2012 webinar featuring
Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp
During this one-hour webinar, Fisher, Frey, and Lapp addressed the following pressing questions:
- What factors need to be considered when matching readers and texts?
- What's the history of the reader/text match?
- What's being suggested by the Common Core State Standards as related to the reader/text match?
- What's involved in a close reading of text?
- What are the roles of the teacher, the student, and the instruction?