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October 20, 2022 7:30 PM | Anonymous
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AMPLIFY NEWSLETTER  |  OCTOBER 2022 EDITION

News from the frontiers of learning

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Share why you’re thankful for literacy!

This season of giving thanks, we want to know why you’re thankful for literacy, both in your own life and in your students’ lives. We’ll send you a beautifully printed poster to express our gratitude for this effort! We have a limited quantity available, so make sure to tell us your story and request your poster soon.

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Four ways to weather education change

Veteran teacher Marilyn Dieppa recently joined Science Connections: The Podcast to share her insights on how teachers can adapt in an ever-changing educational landscape while also modeling a steady, solid presence for their students. Check out this latest blog post for a look at the insights Marilyn shared on the podcast.

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A research-proven literacy program that accelerates growth

Learn more about Amplify Reading’s year-long study on student growth and proven reading development in grades K–5. Research shows that students who used Amplify Reading for at least 30 minutes a week were 35.5% more likely than non-Amplify Reading students to meet or exceed the benchmark by the end of the school year. Even in inconsistent times, students made greater gains with Amplify Reading.

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Prepare students for the increased demands of high school ELA

Join us for the Amplify Fall ELA webinar series, Three Classroom Strategies to Prepare Your Students for High School. Amplify has designed this three-part webinar series to help instructors understand how building the proper scaffolding throughout each grade will maximize growth for middle school students of all levels. Each webinar discusses a unique strategy, so be sure to sign up for each one!

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Peek into a Desmos classroom

Join us for a virtual professional development opportunity like no other. Sit in on a Desmos Classroom lesson taught by expert educators and Desmos Classroom superusers. You’ll play the role of a student and even peek behind the curtain as you experience Desmos Classroom’s engaging, collaborative digital activities and powerful, live classroom monitoring tools.

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Now trending on the Amplify Blog:

Dyslexia toolkit for teachers. As we enter Dyslexia Awareness Month, it is important to acknowledge young students who may be at risk for dyslexia and struggling to read in the classroom this year. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of effective classroom instruction. Learn how you can identify these students and get them the support they need!


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Upcoming conferences where you can find us:

The 6th Annual Conference of The Reading League: October 20–21, 2022
IDA 2022 Annual Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference: November 10–12, 2022
GESS: November 15–17, 2022
NCTE: November 17–20, 2022


 

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