DeCoste Writing Protocol
Our webinars address timely and relevant topics like new education standards, high-stakes testing, closing the achievement gap, and how to choose the right accommodations for your students.
Our live webinars are always free to attend—you just need to register!
In the time it takes to drink your coffee (15 – 20 min), explore the latest supports in Snap&Read, uPAR, Co:Writer, Word Bank, and Quizbot—our newest teacher tool. We have sessions at 7:30 AM (Central) and 11:30 AM (Central). Register for one or more webinars to be held in the summer.
Dates: June 19th – August 9th
Bob Keller and Michele Christensen will present. Click on the button below to register for sessions.
7:30 am to 8:00 am
Our on-demand webinars are always free to view—you just need to sign up!
In this webinar you will see our most innovative teacher tool yet, Quizbot™—the Google extension that builds quizzes with one click from any existing digital text.
Learn how to build a quiz, differentiate for students, customize questions in Google Forms, and more!
Person-centered planning tools can build consensus, improve AT considerations, and result in stronger programming for our students. These tools will not by themselves provide answers, but they will ensure that the whole team is asking the same questions and considering the same priorities in our planning and decision making.
Google extensions offer the opportunity to enhance learning, but implementation is key to getting outcomes. Caity Stockstell and Barb Michalos share their experiences implementing Snap&Read and Co:Writer Extensions, and how they sparked change within their district—providing students with technologies that would impact their lives and open up potential.
Google Forms gives a powerful way to simplify the tasks you complete every day—from quizzes to data collection. In this webinar you will learn some ways you can implement Google Forms in the classroom.
You will also see how Don Johnston’s newest teacher tool, Quizbot™, automates the process of using Google Forms.
Watch and see what happened when a curriculum integration specialist and her director took a Model School approach in order to give all students access to Snap&Read and Co:Writer Universal at the School City of Mishawaka.
Author Dr. Denise DeCoste walks us through her Writing Protocol. The formative assessment tool helps educators identify factors affecting an individual student’s ability to produce writing. Learn how you can use the DeCoste Writing Protocol to make sure your students have access to the tools they need to support their writing!
Brewster Central School District in New York bypassed the traditional “train the trainer” model in favor of a student-led approach to implement Co:Writer and Snap&Read Universal.
Donna Schneider shares the steps her district took to implement a student-led model and the outcomes they are seeing through this approach.
Think you know what reading accommodations your students need? You may be missing the most important part!
Dr. Denise DeCoste shares her experience as an OT, special educator, and developer behind uPAR—a protocol that helps educators make data-driven decisions on reading accommodations.
Dr. Janet Sturm discusses instructional practices that help students discover communication through writing—starting with scribbling. First Author Writing Curriculum guides writing instruction step-by-step and gives measurement tools so sensitive that you can track writing progress in even the most emergent writers.
Learn about technologies that are building classrooms of the future.