DALLAS, March 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voyager Sopris Learning™ announced today that its complimentary webinar series is open for registration. The spring 2015 webinars focus on proven strategies and real success stories to guide educators and administrators in transforming student achievement in their school or district. Each presentation is designed to provide participants with techniques that can be applied immediately. Interested educators may register, starting today, at info.voyagersopris.com/2015-webinars.
Expert speakers will connect educators to new research and practical strategies that help students meet more rigorous performance expectations in literacy and math. Topics include the research behind motivational design, suggestions for best instructional practices in middle school, strategies for developing academic language skills in English language learners, the research behind early literacy learning, strategies for teaching argument writing, simple steps for building mathematical fluency, and tips for integrating new technology in the classroom.
The series begins Monday, March 16, 2015, and ends Friday, May 15, 2015. All webinars take place from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, with the exception of a special presentation from Anchorage School District, which will run from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. Webinar attendees can expect an interactive experience in which presenters poll the audience to gather insights and offer a live question-and-answer period at the end.
All webinars are recorded so those who register may listen at their convenience and share the recordings with colleagues. Archived recordings since 2012 are posted at www.voyagersopriswebinars.com.
"The Voyager Sopris Learning webinar series allows educators nationwide the opportunity to interact directly with leading authors, educational consultants, and creators of outstanding programs and professional development," said George Logue, president of Voyager Sopris Learning. "The multimedia format provides the ability for webinar participants to customize solutions for their particular schools or classrooms. With these complimentary professional development opportunities, teacher support is ongoing, comprehensive, and flexible."
Popular literacy authors and education trainers/consultants who will present this spring include: María Elena Argüelles, Ph.D.; Joanne Allain; Lucy Hart Paulson, Ed.D.; and Nancy Chapel Eberhardt, Ph.D., to name a few. New to the series lineup are Linda Forbringer, Ph.D., and Bea Moore Luchin, both renowned mathematics educators and presenters.
For more information or to register for the Voyager Sopris Learning 2015 Spring Webinar Series, please visit info.voyagersopris.com/2015-webinars.
About Voyager Sopris Learning
Voyager Sopris Learning™ is committed to partnering with school districts to overcome obstacles that students, teachers, and school leaders face every day. The suite of instructional and service solutions we provide is not only research based, but also evidence based—proven to increase student achievement and educator effectiveness. Our solutions have been fully tested in the classroom, ensuring that they are easy to implement and teacher friendly. They are innovative, both in overall instructional approach and in the strategic use of technology in blended and 100 percent online solutions, and they are supported by an unparalleled commitment to build local capacity for sustained success. With a comprehensive suite of instructional resources, we provide assessments, professional development and school-improvement services, literacy and math instructional tools—both comprehensive intervention and supplemental—and resources to build a positive school climate. Voyager Sopris Learning is a business unit of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit www.voyagersopris.com.
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