Best, New Strategies for Using iPads® to Help Students Who Struggle to Read
Presented by Jaime Bailey
Specifically Designed for Educators Serving Grades K-5: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, Reading Specialists, Title I Staff, Library Media Specialists, Technology Educators, Instructional Assistants, and Administrators
- Dozens of powerful, practical ideas for using iPads to motivate, engage and support your struggling readers
- Discover the latest, new apps and tools for iPads for teaching your struggling students how to read
- Practical iPad strategies to scaffold struggling learners and close the achievement gap in reaching your state standards
- Easy-to-use techniques for differentiating your reading instruction for all readers
- Receive an extensive, ready-to-use resource handbook filled with quality apps, websites and valuable iPad resources, as well as practical, classroom-proven strategies for using this powerful technology with your K-5 struggling readers
You are welcome to bring your own fully charged iPad but it is not a requirement to attend this seminar.
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Practical Ideas and Strategies
In this highly engaging, practical seminar, you will gain a wealth of ideas and resources for using the iPad to open a whole new world of interactive, exciting tools to teach struggling students how to read – in ways that students love to learn! iPads are phenomenal tools! In the hands of young learners, especially struggling learners, this technology is truly amazing. You will see how the intuitive interaction with this device opens a whole new world of fun, engaging ways to teach and learn.
Throughout this fast-paced, app-filled, NEW seminar, you will gain dozens of practical, “take right back to your classroom” ideas for using the iPad to increase the achievement of your struggling readers. Whether you have one iPad, enough for each learner or for groups, you will gain valuable activities and strategies for making the best use of free and low-cost apps to motivate, engage and support your students who struggle to read.
Outstanding teacher, elementary literacy coordinator and national presenter, Jaime Bailey, will provide you with dozens of apps, engaging teaching ideas and assessment tips that will reach students of all learning levels, including your struggling readers. Jamie has combined her expertise in teaching students how to read with the best, most effective iPad tools to provide a practical, highly effective seminar you won’t want to miss. Come and enjoy a highly productive day discovering how to use an iPad to significantly increase the success of students who struggle to learn to read.
Ten Key Benefits of Attending
- Meet Your Students’ Diverse Needs with Outstanding iPad Activities
Learn effective strategies to use an iPad to meet the diverse needs of struggling readers … Take advantage of technology-enhanced lesson ideas that have special appeal to these students and focus on the skills they need to master
- Discover the Latest, Greatest Apps and Tools for iPads
Learn about the newest, best apps for teaching struggling readers in grades K-5 … Discover the significant impact that iPads can have in motivating and positively impacting the progress of struggling readers
- Expand Your Knowledge and Use of iPad Technology
Keep current with new iPad features … Gather “right back to your classroom” ideas and tips to better reach your students who are having trouble learning to read
- Close Achievement Gaps with iPad Activities to Help Students Reach the State Standards
Discover resources you may not even know exist that can be used by teachers, students and parents … Excellent ideas that are perfect for teaching and learning the basic reading skills required by your state standards
- Increase Student Engagement and Achievement with iPad Technology
Actively engage students in fun ways to learn basic reading skills … Discover valuable ways to give students the instruction – and the practice – they need to become better readers
- Incorporate Timesaving Strategies
Discover ideas and tips for managing your technology resources in the classroom, whether you have one iPad or enough for 1-to-1 learning … Center ideas and proven ways to best use the technology you have available
- Use iPads and Online Resources for Formative Assessment
See multiple ways to use today’s best apps and web-based resources to quickly and efficiently gauge your students’ progress … Impressive tools that give students immediate feedback and help clearly focus on the skills they need to learn
- Maximize the Advantages of Ready-to-Use Resources
Explore the best apps that let you teach fundamental reading skills in new and interesting ways without reinventing the wheel … Take advantage of highly useful resources to enhance the way you teach basic reading skills
- Strengthen Students’ Reading in the Content Areas with iPads
Discover new ways to use interactive apps to boost comprehension, increase vocabulary and make your struggling readers more successful in the content areas … No-cost and low-cost ideas with great appeal and impact
- Receive a Ready-to-Use Resource Handbook
Each participant will receive a comprehensive resource handbook filled with practical ideas, apps, websites, and valuable strategies for using iPads in the classroom … All resources are designed specifically for grades K-5 and can be used immediately in your own classroom to help your struggling readers
Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately
- Dozens of powerful, practical ideas for using apps and tools for iPads to increase your students’ success in learning to read
- How to use iPads to create engaging learning experiences for struggling readers
- Step-by-step demonstrations to take advantage of the rich array of ready-to-use apps and resources for your iPad
- Practical strategies for using the best apps to help your struggling readers attain the skills required by state standards
- Effective techniques for using the iPad to differentiate your teaching for a wide range of student needs
- Tips, tools and proven techniques to teach fundamental reading skills in new and interesting ways without reinventing the wheel
- Timesaving ideas that make your life easier, both in and out of the classroom
- New ways to use interactive apps to boost comprehension, increase vocabulary and make struggling readers more successful
- How to strengthen reading in the content areas through the use of iPads
- Valuable tips to get the most from even one iPad in your classroom
- Where to find a variety of outstanding apps and tools to reinforce reading skills and give students fun opportunities to practice them
- A wealth of ways to fully involve your students in collaborative learning to improve their reading skills
- How to design outstanding reading lessons with iPads and online tools to meet the needs of ALL your students, including those who struggle to read
- How to use interactive apps that match the personalized learning needs of your students
- Highly effective apps that give students immediate feedback and help them to practice new skills and master existing ones
- Valuable techniques to keep track of your students’ progress and address their specific needs
- Effective ideas you can share with parents to support their children in learning to read
- A wealth of ideas and ready-to-use tools for using iPad apps and cutting-edge resources to make reading instruction come alive!
A Message From Your Seminar Leader
My experience working with regular education and special education students in grades K-5 has highlighted the indisputable need for students to be able to read. Yet as we all know, there remain a number of students who struggle to master the essential reading skills they need to be successful. That’s why I’m so impressed with many of the new technology tools, especially the iPad, and the growing number of outstanding apps and quality online resources that are available to help these students learn to read. Using an array of apps for the iPad, I know that discouraged students can become motivated, energized and fully engaged in learning how to read. It is my pleasure to share with you the wealth of technology tools and apps that enable students to learn the basic skills they need to become readers – tools that students love to use!
Whether you work in a regular education or special education classroom, Title I, or as a reading specialist, I know you’ll discover valuable tools and practical strategies to use in your own classroom to help students attain the skills required by state standards. The iPad is a very hands-on, easy-to-use tool that provides us with excellent options for reaching and engaging our struggling readers in highly effective, non-threatening ways. I am very excited to spend a day with you demonstrating the practical uses of the iPad and sharing dozens of apps perfect for you and your students.
During this seminar, our focus will be on strategies for discovering, managing and using apps for iPads to improve reading for struggling students. We will discuss what students need in order to become successful readers and how these mobile devices can make learning fun for them and provide them with the best chance for success. You will receive information about dozens of exemplary apps, assessment strategies, management ideas, and a variety of timesaving tips for integrating technology into your daily routine. All of the strategies and ideas can be easily adapted to meet your needs and the needs of your students at any level.
I look forward to meeting you at the seminar. This will be an active, fast-paced day for learning, filled with demonstrations and activities involving iPads and reading that you can take back to your school and use immediately with your students. No matter what your current level of competence with the iPad, you will leave with a full supply of ideas and tools to use with struggling readers in your K-5 classroom.
P.S. I know your time is valuable so I have planned a busy day that is packed with outstanding iPad apps and the best, practical strategies for using them with your struggling readers.
Who Should Attend
Educators who work with struggling readers in Grades K-5: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, Reading Specialists, Title I Staff, Library Media Specialists, Technology Educators, Instructional Assistants, and Administrators.
Special Benefits of Attending
Extensive Resource Handbook
Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar. The handbook includes:
- Valuable descriptions and ideas for using the latest, best iPad apps with struggling readers
- Management tips for using iPads whether you have only one or enough for all students to have their own
- Timesaving ideas to make the best use of iPads and mobile devices in your grades K-5 classroom
- Dozens of practical tips for using free or inexpensive apps in ways that appeal to struggling learners
- Highly practical, innovative ideas for using mobile devices to significantly increase student achievement in reading
Make the Best Use of Your Time
Our goal is to make the best use of your time during the seminar while providing you with the greatest variety of practical applications for your classroom. To accomplish this goal we use a large screen multimedia projection system to demonstrate specific applications, digital tools and online resources throughout the day rather than individual devices.
You are welcome to bring your own fully charged iPad but it is not a requirement to attend. Please note that meeting rooms may not have wireless access and will have limited electrical outlets.
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