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!
The word, “dyslexia” is becoming commonly known. But how to best support students with dyslexia in the classroom can be a mystery.
Students with print disabilities may be shutting down at writing time due to
Still, you know your students better than anyone—and you know they have potential. How will you bridge the gap between independent writing levels and true capabilities?
Join us for a short webinar (30 minutes) to see how Co:Writer supports students with print disabilities including dyslexia.
Educational Support Specialist
June 26, 201912:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Often, special education and autism classrooms have a range of students from non-readers to emergent readers and even some conventional readers. With such skill diversity, instruction can be challenging, but with the right resources and strategies, we can make real progress.
Come see what effective reading instruction looks like. Hint: It’s vibrant, relevant, age-respectful, and includes leveled materials so readers and non-readers share and learn together. It’s what works. You’ll see how:
Curriculum Support Specialist
June 19, 201912:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Our on-demand webinars are always free to view—you just need to sign up!
With testing just around the corner, you won’t want to miss this live conversation about testing accommodations. See the recent updates to Co:Writer that helps you better comply with your state’s requirements around testing accommodations, including:
Let’s find out what students CAN do!
How should you use your time to elevate learning in the classroom while creating alternate assessment outcomes?
Get answers at this free webinar with Dr. Karen Erickson (researcher, special educator and alternate assessment leader), Don Johnston, and educators. They’ll share what really makes a difference in your special education Reading/ELA Program—and how Readtopia delivers the key components of a comprehensive reading curriculum that works for students with complex needs
You’ll also hear from districts using Readtopia with their students. They’ll share how Readtopia: – brought lessons to life through age-respectful ELA, social studies, and science content for middle and high school students. – elevated their Reading/ELA block. – created opportunities for communication and interaction with peers.
Now’s the time to choose your reading curriculum for next year. This webinar will help you make the right decisions that will bring benefits to your students and educators for years to come.
For years, word prediction has been an essential tool in the practitioner’s toolkit. It helps students write better by covering needs that range from spelling to word recall. In this webinar, we’ll show you how you can use Co:Writer to help students write with core features like Neuron Prediction and FlexSpell, as well as new features including Speech Recognition and language supports.
See how Snap&Read supports students who have a primary language other than English with features like Dynamic Text Leveling, Translation (over 100 languages), text-to-speech, and the new Picture-Supported Dictionary.
Google for Education gives you a solid foundation of writing tools. But for students who need more support, Co:Writer expands the capabilities of Google to cover needs ranging from spelling to word recall. In this webinar, we’ll show you some features of Co:Writer (like Neuron Prediction, FlexSpell, and Speech Recognition) that can help.
Snap&Read helps give the framework students need to take in information, make sense of it, and then transition to writing.
In this webinar, Dustin shows how Snap&Read’s study tools help give interaction between the outline and the text by allowing you to bring in information, highlight content, and take notes with ease.
(Webinar length – 31:17)
Relying on subjective judgement, teachers are no better than chance at determining whether a student needs a read aloud accommodation (Fuchs & Fuchs, 2001; Helwig & Tindal, 2003).
In this webinar, Dave shows how uPAR helps educators make data-driven decisions on reading accommodations, so that students can learn in the way that fits them best.
(Webinar length – 23:57)
Readtopia offers a rich, engaging learning experience and is designed to help you develop core reading skills in your special education students. Now, it also offers a framework that outlines opportunities to practice and reinforce Functional Life Skills within your anchor lessons.
In this webinar, Torrie goes over the three major Life Skill Domains, the included Framework, and how to incorporate them into your Readtopia lessons.
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