NEW YORK, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education, a learning science company, today announced it will host a free webinar for educators and school leaders on Thursday, May 12 at 4 p.m. EDT entitled, "Leading the Literacy Turnaround: Strategies and Principles for Developing a Holistic PreK-12 Literacy Curriculum." Hosted by Dr. Shawn Mahoney, Chief Academic Officer for McGraw-Hill Education, the webinar will address various strategies for developing and implementing district-wide PreK-12 literacy plans. Registration can be completed here: https://bit.ly/MHELiteracyWebinar
Date: May 12, 2016
Time: 4 P.M. EDT / 1 P.M. PDT
Presented by: Dr. Shawn Mahoney, Chief Academic Officer
Literacy educators are facing myriad forces from changing federal guidelines, assessment and testing pressures, diverse student populations, digital literacy technologies, and more.
Heading into the 2016-2017 school year, PreK-12 district and school literacy leaders are focusing on developing comprehensive Literacy improvement plans and shoring up initiatives in anticipation of new federal and state directives.
Hear from and interact with Dr. Shawn Mahoney, Chief Academic Officer, as she reviews the three top strategies, and three proven principles, for powering district-wide Literacy plans. Literacy leaders will benefit from best practice knowledge and actionable steps to advance district literacy initiatives, to better:
- Reach all learners and raise their performance
- Instruct with intent using curriculum programs that connect literacy to students' lives
- Engage and inspire students and power results
All participants in the live webinar will qualify to participate in a drawing to receive one of three Fitbit Flex™ activity trackers.
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