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Webinars

Keystone State Reading Association & Teacher Evaluation Domain 4 Webinar

Are you curious about the new PA Teacher Evaluation?  Bethann McCain will presented: Keystone State Reading Association & Teacher Evaluation: Domain 4. In this webinar you will learn:

  • An overview of the new teacher effectiveness system being implemented in September
  • How the 4th Domain of the Danielson Model will affect you
  • How KSRA can support your professional development

Click here to listen to the archived webinar.

Classroom Resources

Continuing Education

Pennsylvania Resources

Literacy & Education Resources

My Reading Secrets – Searching for ways to explain the abstract reading process? My Reading Secrets will leave your students laughing and loving reading.

Books and Motivation

A Book and a Hug – Allows kids to make a list of favorite books and share it with a class or friends. A great way to harness the power of social media to encourage reading.

SlimeKids – This site has numerous resources, including book reviews and book trailers.

Literature Map – This website allows you to find authors that are similar to a favorite author.

Vocabulary

Graphwords – This site allows you to create a visual thesaurus or web of words. It can be useful for both vocabulary and writing.

Writing

Mentor Texts – Resources for using literature to teach writing.

Writing Fix – Interactive writing prompts and more resources related to writing from the Northern Nevada Writing Project.

Additional Literacy Related Links

K12 Education Matters – This site contains videos, links, and other resources related to literacy.

Digital Learning/Web 2.0 Tools and Resources

Popular Education Twitter Hashtags

Other Literacy-Related Organizations

Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project – PAWLP offers a wide variety of courses and in-service programs in teaching writing, teaching literature, writing/reading connections, authentic assessment, and special topics of current interest. These courses and in-service programs are offered at West Chester University and in sponsoring school districts and Intermediate Units throughout the Delaware Valley area.

General Resources

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