• ### {On-Demand Webinar} Word Problems? No Problem! — Effective Strategies for Solving Math Word Problems

Outside of the classroom, much of the math we encounter is in the form of word problems. “I’m having 12 people for Thanksgiving dinner. Each person will eat 1.5 pounds of turkey. How big of a turkey do I need to buy?” Yet, inside the classroom, how to solve word problems can leave students and teachers scratching their heads.

During this on-demand webinar, Dr. Sarah R. Powell shares:

• Two ineffective word-problem practices and why not to use them
• The importance of an attack strategy when working through word problems
• Common word-problem structures that help students see consistency with word-problem solving
• How to incorporate an attack strategy and a focus on structure in your math instruction
• ### {On-Demand Webinar} Supporting Students with Dyslexia: Early Identification and Effective Intervention

During this information-packed on-demand webinar Dr. Jan Hasbrouck, author of the 2019 book Conquering Dyslexia, unpacks the latest research on dyslexia and explains our current understanding of this neurobiological disorder.

• ### {On-Demand Webinar} Harvesting Good Thinking: Growing Basic Fact Strategies into General Reasoning Strategies

While teaching students strategies to become automatic with basic math facts may initially take more time, in the long run it will benefit students much more than memorization. When students learn strategies, they are more likely to retain their automaticity. And because these strategies are generalizable to whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and even integers and variable expressions, they will support mathematical fluency well beyond elementary school.

During this hour-long on-demand webinar Dr. Jennifer Bay-Williams, Mathematics Educator at the University of Louisville, shares:

• Essential basic fact strategies for addition and multiplication
• Significant reasoning strategies beyond basic facts for whole numbers, fractions and decimals
• Games to harvest good thinking
• Routines to harvest good thinking
• ### {On-Demand Webinar} Accelerating Reading Within Tier 1 Instruction

More elementary students than usual will be starting the school year below grade level benchmarks in reading. But which skills do students need to develop? Phonemic awareness and phonics assessments provide educators with insights into how to accelerate reading for all students.    READ MORE

• ### {On-Demand Webinar} Stop the Stall with The Third Quest: Effective Reading Intervention for Adolescents Struggling to Read

As an educator on the front lines you know all too well the struggle and frustration teachers and students face to close gaps in reading in the upper grades. With 30% of 12th graders scoring below basic on the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Reading Assessment, there is a great need to provide effective intervention for adolescents who struggle to succeed due to poor reading skills.

The Third Quest comprehensive reading intervention improves students’ reading skills, confidence, and engagement. During this on-demand webinar program author Marilyn Sprick discusses:

• The problem — can’t do, won’t do or can’t sustain
• Winning at Tiers 2 and 3 with a comprehensive intervention
• Helping discouraged readers become engaged and confident
• Creating a gratifying journey for staff, students and their parents