Title: Integrating Apps in Literacy Instruction
Presented by Sean Sweeney
Price is per person.(Call 781-331-7412 for group discounts)
Comment from a participant of the live event:
" I enjoyed Sean as he was extremely knowledgeable and engaging. I liked that he demonstrated using many of the apps he recommended. I found there to be NO negatives in this wonderful presentation."
- Recorded Nov. 3, 2016
- Available to be watched anytime, at your convenience, until March 31, 2017
- Offers 1.5 continuing education hour (or for SLPs - 1.5 Certification Maintenance Hour which is 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.
Sean Sweeney, MS, MEd, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist and technology specialist working in private practice at the Ely Center in Newton, MA, and consults to local and national organizations on technology integration in speech and language interventions. His blog, SpeechTechie (www.speechtechie.com), looks at technology "through a language lens." Contact him at email@example.com.
Apps for the iPad can provide helpful tools in the process of targeting the varied aspects of literacy. This webinar will review a selection of apps which can complement instruction in phonological awareness, vocabulary development, and comprehension strategies including questioning, making connections, visualizing, and text structure analysis for skills such as summarizing. Apps for engaging students in accessing and creating texts in various formats will also be demonstrated.
-identify three sources of electronic text which may be used in literacy instruction.
-describe one resource for each of three critical aspects of literacy: decoding, vocabulary, and comprehension
-utilize apps for text creation in several formats (e.g. book, picture collage, animation)
After watching the recording, and completing the brief assessment by the assigned due date, all attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for 1.5 continuing education hour. (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."