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Helping Students Become Independent Readers and Writers: An Intro to Balanced Literacy

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Would you like to help your students to become more proficient, lifelong readers and writers? A balanced literacy approach helps students move toward independence as readers and writers through a gradual release model. In this session, Dr. Jayme Linton will provide an overview of the eight components of balanced literacy and share strategies that you can use to implement a balanced literacy approach in your own classroom. Join us to learn how to help your students become more independent readers and writers.

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Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Language Arts
Last aired on: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Learning Theories & Strategies, Reading & Writing
Tags: balanced literacy, gradual release model, independent readers, independent writers, literacy approach, reading, reading proficiency, writing

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Very informative
Very Helpful. Thank you.
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Great info. Thanks!
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Very useful! Thank you!
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Great Webinar!
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This gave me some great ideas for an art project I do with seventh graders that involves myth writing.
Great review of the gradual-release approach!
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great info for the classroom
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Great strategies that I will be able to utilize in my classroom. Thank You.
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