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Site Demonstrations

In this section, you'll find an overview presentation of the site; a series of video demonstrations, each focusing on a different feature of the site or topic area; and session presentations that allow you to watch conference sessions at your convenience.

 
Site Overview  
Site Overview


Want to do a presentation on ReadWriteThink? This ready-made PowerPoint covers all of the information that you'd want to cover as an overview to the site. Feel free to use it as is, or download and customize to meet the needs of your presentation.

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Session Presentations  
Site Overview

Have you been lucky enough to see a live ReadWriteThink-sponsored presentation? From national conferences to regional and local meetings, the site’s content is often presented in front of a packed crowd. But if you aren't able to see us in person, we're bringing these presentations directly to you, online, so you won't miss out.

 

Session Presentations (8)

 

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Length 12:58

Increasing Literacy Across the Curriculum Through Mobile Learning and ReadWriteThink.org: How Verizon Foundation Is Transforming Education  

In Part 1 of this three-part video series, Kristin Townsend from the Verizon Foundation talks about the importance of literacy across the curriculum and how the Foundation is working to transform education and enable 21st-century learners.

 

 



Length 17:56

Increasing Literacy Across the Curriculum Through Mobile Learning and ReadWriteThink.org: Apps for the Classroom  

In Part 2 of this three-part video series, Natalie Spangler from Killough (TX) High School, a Verizon Innovative Learning School, highlights mobile apps that she uses in the classroom and identifies ReadWriteThink lessons that you can use with each app.

 

 



Length 11:56

Increasing Literacy Across the Curriculum Through Mobile Learning and ReadWriteThink.org: Apps in Action  

In Part 3 of this three-part video series, Natalie Spangler of Killough (TX) High School, a Verizon Innovative Learning School, gives demonstrations of apps she has used to promote literacy skills in her classroom.

 

 



Length 18:50

Using ReadWriteThink.org to Address CCSS and Engage Adolescent Learners: Access and Assessment  

In Part 1 of this two-part video series, Scott Filkins talks about how to engage adolescent readers while keeping in mind the learning expectations set forth in the Common Core State Standards.

 

 



Length 17:40

Using ReadWriteThink.org to Address CCSS and Engage Adolescent Learners: Research to Build and Present Knowledge  

In Part 2 of this two-part video series, Laurie Henry talks about the SEARCH strategy to help students build and present knowledge.

 

 



Length 52:20

Using Formative Reading Assessment to Enhance Content Area Learning  

Drawing on the work in his 2012 NCTE book Beyond Standardized Truth: Improving Teaching and Learning through Inquiry-Based Reading Assessment, Scott Filkins shares practical tools to gather information about students as readers and instructional responses that promote increased understanding of subject matter.

 

 



Length 5:12

"Core" Tips and Strategies from ReadWriteThink.org  

How can you use ReadWriteThink.org resources to address the Common Core State Standards? Presenter Lisa Fink shares a sampling of RWT resources and how they align with the Core.

 

 



Length 1:01:30

Meeting the Demands of the Common Core: Mentoring Readers of Science and Technical Texts  

In this archived webinar, discover why integrating literacy practices into the flow of regular disciplinary instruction is integral to 21st-century learners.