Resources

NY Reads: myON Proposed Project Overview

https://docs.google.com/a/nyit.edu/file/d/0B35zwDeo0-aAR3EwbXJqNk9qcTA/edit

Webinars

Accessing Webinar Recordings

To view the recording webinar which provides a detailed overview of the myON product, discusses the myON pilot and application process please click the link below and follow the directions in the screenshot to the right.

Upcoming Webinars

For information on how to join the webinar session contact Darren Faccilonga (dfaccilo@nyit.edu).

myON Pilot Webinar Series

April 15, 2015 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Making Connections: Families and Communities (Webinar Information)

We will discuss various ways to promote family engagement and community involvement. We will examine the tools in myON and the PD portal to promote at-home use. We will focus on the following topics:
  • Current research that support the value of family engagement as connected to the reading success of learners
  • Best practices to promote family engagement
  • Success stories of community involvement and its impact on readers
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

May 13, 2015 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Final Thoughts and Reflections

This will be our pilot wrap-up. We will share out data from the pilot, and share-out successes and challenges of the pilot.

Webinars Recordings

March 11, 2015 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Matching Readers to Text (Recording)

We will take a deeper look at The Lexile® Framework for Reading and how Lexile® scores are used in myON. We will focus on the following topics:
  • What are the Lexile® assessments in myON
  • What the scores mean
  • How can educators use Lexile® information to promote reading proficiency
  • Creating and assigning book sets using Lexile®
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

February 11, 2015 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
myON and Engage NY (Recording)

We will ask participants to closely examine how they use myON to effectively meet Common Core State Standards and their curriculum objectives, while engaging learners and fostering a love of reading. Using resources and curriculum from the Engage NY website, we will focus on the following topics:
  • Aligning text to content modules
  • Using tools in myON to address key Common Core Standards
  • Best practices in reading in the content areas
  • Assessments and myON
  • Using myON to improve Data driven instruction
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

January 14, 2015 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Closer Look at Guided Highlighting (Recording)

We will take a close look at how to use the Literacy Tools to develop a guided highlighted reading lesson. Participants will experience a sample lesson from the student perspective as an overview and then discuss the philosophy of guided highlighted reading as an effective strategy, including:
  • Best practices of guided highlighting
  • Review elements of a successful guided highlighted reading lesson
  • Using prompts to build competency
  • Close reading in content areas
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

December 10, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Effective Text Strategies (Recording)

We will discuss best practices for using myON to teach text strategies, including: 
  • Close reading with digital text 
  • Moving students from scaffold supports to independent reading 
  • Understanding text complexity and CCLS 
  • Bridging the gap between where students are and where they need to be 
  • Building reading stamina 
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

November 12, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
myON updates and Literacy Toolkit (Released 11/7/14) (Recording)

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.

October 8, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Digging Deep into Data (Recording)

We will discuss multiple ways to use the data in myON to improve teaching and learning, including:
  • How students use their own data to take ownership of reading
  • What data is available in myON and how to find it quickly
  • How are my students using myON? What can I do to help?
  • Identify students with specific needs: Acceleration and Remediation
  • Special reports for admins
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

September 10, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
myON Refresher: Everyone Reads! (Recording)

We will discuss best practices for providing teachers with ongoing support. We will focus on the following topics:
  • Introducing myON to new teachers/classes 
  • Providing refresher PD for experienced users 
  • Getting started strategies 
  • Planning PD and turnkey strategies myON (with new resources) 
  • How to evaluate your myON implementation (and what to do about it) 
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

August 13, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Preparing for Back-to-School (Recording)

We will discuss best practices for myON implementation with an emphasis on full engagement/ usage, including:
  • Planning for new classes/grades
  • Fostering School-home connections
  • Integrating myON into teaching and learning
  • Lesson planning with myON
  • Developing good myON habits and routines
  • Developing an action plan for the fall
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

July 9, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Finding "Just Right" Books (Recording)

We will discuss best practices for matching books to students, aligning books to curriculum, and an in-depth look at myON special collections. We will focus on the following topics:
  • Review of searching for books using book sets
  • Discussion of Lexile® levels and how to use them
  • Tips for finding books that meet specific needs
  • Showcase some special collections available in myON and how these can be used to engage and inspire students
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

June 11, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Preventing Summer Slip (Recording)

We will discuss best practices for maintaining student usage over the summer in an effort to prevent summer slip and will focus on the following topics:
  • Research about “Summer Slip” and ways to prevent it.
  • Developing strategies for student access over the summer
  • Identifying “at risk” populations
  • Summer Reading Contests
  • Summer Reading Book Sets
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

May 14, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
How to Build School-wide Engagement in the myON Experience (Recording)

We will discuss best practices for integrating myON and will focus on the following topics:
  • General strategies for improving in-school and at-home usage
  • What does the data tell me about student usage?
  • Specific approaches for PreK – Grade 2 engagement
  • Specific approaches for middle school engagement
  • Increasing parental awareness and involvement
Plus Q&A: to answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

January 24, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
From myON Books to myON Reader (Recording)

Resources

Back to School Family Letter

English

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B35zwDeo0-aAMFNYejZtMExUREU&authuser=0

Spanish

Coming Soon

Wraparound PD

September 2014: myON Refresher

To view September 2014 resources click here.

Archived Resources

To view archived resources click here.

How Do Lexile® Levels Correlate to Guided Reading Levels?

Creating 21st Century Reading Environments with myON Reader

How myON Reader Supports State Initiatives