Literacy apps are a great way to engage students in the 5 Pillars of Literacy — phonemic awareness, phonics, reading fluency, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. With 67% of 4th and 8th grade students falling below proficient in reading comprehension (NAEP 2017 Test Scores), engaging students in literacy is more important than ever. Learn about apps available online and on tablets and practical ways to engage students to improve literacy.
- Identify the 5 pillars of reading comprehension and best practice instruction.
- Learn how to engage students using writing apps.
- Examine apps for breadth and depth of vocabulary instruction.
- Describe the semantic reasoning process.
- Enroll in this course.
- Return to this course and Watch the Webinar
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- Achieve 80% on the Quiz
- Check your email for Course Certificate
All presenters receive income from course library purchases at XceptionalED.
Deena Seifert and Beth Lawrence are speech-language pathologists. They are co-founders of Communication Apptitude Inc., which has created InferCabulary, a web-based vocabulary app, and WordQuations, an iPad app. They financially benefit from sales of these apps. The concepts presented in today’s course are concepts on which the apps were developed. Deena and Beth receive author royalties from Academic Therapy Publications for sales of The Test of Semantic Reasoning.
This course will focus on utilizing a variety of apps including Communication Apptitude’s Infercabulary.com and WordQuations.
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