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Webinars

Webinars
Webinar: Finally, Fine Motor! (Gr. PreK-K)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Cindy Middendorf Watch Coaching a child to write his name or draw a picture before he can effectively manipulate a pencil or...
Zany, Brainy Strategies for Emergent Guided Reading (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Maria Banks Watch Join Maria as she shares recent research showing how our brains learn to read best. Learn about before, during,...
Using Student-Written Mentor Texts to Teach and Inspire (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Janiel Wagstaff Watch Why (and how) might you use students' own writing as mentor texts for meaningful, explicit writing instruction? This fast-paced...
An Introduction to Project-Based Learning

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Dedra Stafford Watch Join Dedra to learn the key elements of project-based learning (PBL) and how it can transform your classroom. PBL can make...
Are You a Higher-Order Thinking Teacher

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Melissa Dickson Watch Up the level of higher-order thinking (H.O.T.) in your First, Second, or Third Grade classroom—easily and immediately. See how...
Webinar: 3 Big Ideas to Help You Raise Funds for Professional Development

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by John Bluthardt Watch Every educator we know pays for classroom and student supplies or professional development out of pocket—on average adding up...
Reading by Grade 3: More Important than Ever! (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Susan Sturock Watch With more and more states requiring it, the importance of reading by grade three is being felt more than...
Jump-Starting Student Brains After Break (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Pat Pavelka Watch We are all too familiar with the effects of school break on our young students’ minds. But, what can...
Addition Magician, Subtraction Reaction (Gr. 1–3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Anni Stipek Watch Do you have students who can’t remember how to add or subtract—or both? SDE Math Expert Anni Stipek will share...
Webinar: Writing With Your Little Ones (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Kathy Griffin Watch Looking for easy ways to get your little ones writing? Early education expert Kathy Griffin will share great tips...

Popular Videos

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Mathematics expert Char Forsten shares her thoughts about how educators can, and should, develop math thinkers and meet changing standards through strategies and practice spotlighted in...
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Mathematics expert and SDE presenter Kristin Hilty demonstrates some h...
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Math expert Eliza Sorte-Thomas shares her thoughts on how Common Cor...

Popular Articles

Technology and the Common Core: No Longer an Option, But a Necessity

What does the Common Core have to say about technology? A lot more than anyone may realize, especially those who haven’t read the document...
Differentiating Instruction: Why Readiness Matters

Students are individuals. They arrive in the classroom at the start of...
Guided Reading: Ask These 6 Questions Daily to Get Better Results

There is so much to know to make Guided Reading really work. It can be...