On Demand Recorded Webinar Title:
Reading Comprehension: Explicit Instruction for Main Idea & Summary Skills
Webinar fee is Per Person. Call 781-331-7412 for group discounts.
Presented by Joan Sedita
Recorded October, 2015 - Available to be watched anytime, at your convenience, until December 31, 2017 - Offers 2 continuing education hours for all or, for SLPs 2 CMHs, which are accepted by ASHA. - After selecting this webinar, within one week you will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with the recording link, the handout, the survey evaluation, and instructions for earning your certificate of attendance.
Joan Sedita, Founding Partner of Keys to Literacy, is an experienced educator (35 years); a nationally recognized speaker / teacher trainer; and is the author of a number of books, book chapters, and articles on literacy. This webinar presents specific strategies for teaching students main idea and summarizing skills. A thinking process and three techniques for determining main ideas will be presented and practiced using categorizing, paragraph-level main ideas, and the central idea of multi-paragraph text. Identifying main ideas is the first step to producing summaries. The webinar will then present strategies for teaching students how to summarize. These instructional practices can be applied to text that is used in any content area.
Target audience: General education and intervention educators of students in grades 1-8.
After watching the recording and completing a brief assessment, all attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for 2 continuing education hour. Certificates are sent on a monthly basis. (For speech pathologists: The certificates of attendance that are supplied can definitely be applied toward the 30 Certification Maintenance Hours (CMHs) of professional development that ASHA requires to maintain ASHA Certificates of Clinical Competence (CCC), however this course is not registered as an official ASHA CEU course. The earned credits will not get entered into your ASHA CEU registry. Please hold onto the certificate as this can be used if your three-year professional development interval is audited. More information can be obtained from the ASHA website regarding CMHs - under "Certification."