Effective onsite training is the cornerstone of successful implementation. We offer Professional Development that focuses on both the functionality of the tools as well as the practical application of Read&Write software across instructional settings.
Our training provides a framework for using Read&Write by instructors to more easily differentiate instruction while supporting student acquisition of skills such as building vocabulary, reading comprehension, organizing information, researching and higher order thinking skills. Highly interactive and hands-on teaching setting provides the foundation for teachers to integrate Read&Write into classroom instruction for each student’s unique needs.
Training offerings for Higher Ed
Training offerings for K-12
Introduction to Read&Write for Window or Mac – In this hands-on, interactive session, participants will learn about this Literacy Support software, designed to help students in the areas of Reading, Research, Writing, Vocabulary, and Studying. Read&Write also gives educators ways to provide their students with more accessible and appropriate materials to be able to truly differentiate instruction. A demonstration of how each is accessed and used with time to practice is sprinkled with some basic applications to help all different kinds of learners.
Read&Write for Google Chrome – This 3-hour session focuses on both the functionality of the tools on all three toolbars (Docs, Chrome Web, PDF) and the practical application of the extension across instructional settings. Strategies presented can be used to both teach the tools to students as well as support student acquisition of skills. Skills such as building vocabulary, reading comprehension, organizing information, summarizing and building automaticity of using online tools available as accommodations on many computerized standardized testing. The interactive and hands-on teaching setting provides the foundation for teachers to integrate RW4GC into classroom instruction for each student’s unique needs.
Vocabulary Attainment using Read&Write – Vocabulary is critical to comprehension, therefore word attack and word study skills are critical to increasing reading abilities for all levels of learners. Using Read&Write tools, in this session, we practice using various vocabulary attainment strategies with time to create examples to take and share. (Windows, Mac or Google)
Acquiring Critical Reading Skills using Read&Write - Aligning with the Common Core State Standards for Reading Literature and Informational Text, this workshop presents strategies for word study, monitoring comprehension, interacting with text, using higher level thinking skills and recognizing text structure. (Windows, Mac or Google)