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Wednesday, June 15 • 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Improve Reading Comprehension with Explore Boards FULL

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Course Description: In this session we will dive into the power an explore board can have on activating background knowledge. Did you know that a student’s reading level of a text can change based on their background knowledge? Come learn how to empower students so that they can take ownership of their background knowledge and allow for interest based exploration before reading an important text.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Docs and Slides
Implemented Strategy: Prior Knowledge & Background and Integrate with Prior Knowledge
What You’ll Experience: Teachers will experience an example of using an explore board before reading a challenging text. Then they will create their own explore board they can use in their classroom. Creating explore boards with links to information and experiences that will build students background knowledge of a topic, theme, or issue.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create an explore board for a text you will read with your students.

Presentation: bit.ly/ExploreBoards

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Cayley Holmes

Instructional Coach, Weber School District
Cayley is the Instructional Coach at West Weber Elementary. She is married to Mr. Holmes who also teaches in Weber District and together they have one son. Cayley is passionate about reading, education, gardening, and loves learning about the most effective strategies to help students... Read More →

Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 218