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Wednesday Webinar for November

posted Nov 10, 2014, 6:12 AM by Susannah Moran   [ updated Nov 10, 2014, 6:55 AM ]

Reminder from Darren Faccilonga

This month's Wednesday Webinar is Can't Miss! There have been many significant changes on myON, and this webinar will review all the updates and how it will effect participants in the NY Reads pilot. We are scheduled for this Wednesday, November 12th from 3:30 - 4:30. You can find the link to join the webinar below:

myON updates and Literacy Toolkit  (Released 11/7/14) 

We will introduce all the updates (2.4) including new tools in the first set of Literacy Toolkit released on the myON platform. Students can use embedded tools in all myON digital books to practice close reading skills like highlighting and note taking. We will focus on the following topics:
  • Changes to Lexile assessments
  • Review of new myON interface
  • How to use the tools, including highlighting, sticky notes, journal writing, and shapes tools.
  • How to use the new dashboard tools to evaluate student understanding of text
  • Best practices for close reading, guided highlighting, and citations.
  • Strategies for introducing new tools to students
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.