As we build from recent learning loss and adapt to a virtual context, we must focus our attention on helping students increase knowledge through vocabulary acquisition. Core vocabulary words are critical for children to comprehend texts, communicate effectively, and become independent thinkers. As students learn the distinctive and nuanced meanings represented by words and make connections about how words work, they become better readers with enriched vocabulary. Words connect concepts to ideas, ideas to knowledge, and ultimately connect children to the world around them.
In this edWebinar, Dr. Elfrieda Hiebert, Author of Scholastic W.O.R.D., will discuss:
This edWebinar will be of interest to preK-5 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
12–1 PM Pacific Daylight Time