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Be Quiet!R4

  1. 1. Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies Inaugural Webcast – Sept. 23, 2008, 2:00 PM ET Sponsored by Recorded Books
  2. 2. Panelists: Shonda Brisco , Assistant Professor / Curriculum Materials Librarian, Mary L. Williams Curriculum Materials Library, Oklahoma State University, OK. Shonda will discuss how schools and classroom teachers can integrate recorded books, and offer tips for adding an audio book component to the classroom curriculum Hillary Wolfe , Intervention Coordinator, Camino Nuevo Academy, Los Angeles, CA. Hillary will share her experience with setting up a Listening Center. The Listening Center provides intervention services to the school’s Literacy Academy by pairing struggling readers with audio versions of required texts to help them get ahead. Hillary will also discuss why recorded books are not just for in-school use or English and Language Arts classes. Mary Burkey , Teacher-Librarian, Olentangy Liberty Middle School, Powell, OH. Mary will share her viewpoints on approaching young learners through multiple literacy efforts—print, audio and electronic—and the benefits these can bring to students with different skills and abilities. Jean Stephens , K-12 Marketing Director, Recorded Books, will be available for comment during the final Q&A session. Moderator: Dodie Ownes, Editor, SLJTeen Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books Into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  3. 3. Recorded Books and Intervention at Northview High School Applying Differentiated Instruction for All Readers Hillary Wolfe, Intervention Coordinator, Camino Nuevo Academy, Los Angeles, CA Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  4. 4. Agenda <ul><li>Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Overcoming Obstacles </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher testimonial </li></ul><ul><li>Student testimonial </li></ul><ul><li>Looking Ahead </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  5. 5. Northview High School <ul><li>Demographics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>71% Hispanic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>API – 690/708 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>57% Below Basic on ELA portion of CST </li></ul></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  6. 6. Intervention: An Overview <ul><li>Literacy Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Guided Study and a 7-period day </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Tutors </li></ul><ul><li>Listening Center </li></ul><ul><li>Education Connect (http://edcx.us/ti/) </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  7. 7. Literacy Academy <ul><li>250 at-risk students </li></ul><ul><li>Two-hour Literacy blocks in place of electives </li></ul><ul><li>College-prep English </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  8. 8. Guided Study and a 7-Period Day <ul><li>PLCs </li></ul><ul><li>Best Instructional Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Specialist/Library Media Specialist </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  9. 9. Peer Tutors <ul><li>Goals: Welcoming, Professional, Empowering </li></ul><ul><li>Reculturing the Library </li></ul><ul><li>Training in instructional strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Training in technology </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  10. 10. Listening Center <ul><li>Students bring their reading level with them </li></ul><ul><li>Text plus audio plus tutor </li></ul><ul><li>High engagement </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  11. 11. Education Connect <ul><li>Academy Book Search </li></ul><ul><li>Book Review blog </li></ul><ul><li>Data Management </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  12. 12. Overcoming Obstacles <ul><li>Student Awareness - Publicity, promotions, giveaways, student presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Prejudice - Research-based information, student testimonial, more research </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Fear - Start with one teacher and be accountable with documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  13. 13. Testimonials <ul><li>To hear testimonials directly from students and teachers, visit http:// edcx.us/ti / , click on Listening Center, then Video Testimonials.  </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  14. 14. Looking Ahead <ul><li>Expanding library of titles </li></ul><ul><li>More general ed use </li></ul><ul><li>Book Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Student Advisory Board </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  15. 15. <ul><li>Additional resources on recorded books </li></ul><ul><li>Read more about Northview’s library-based interventions, including tips for setting up your own tutoring program and materials to help promote listening centers, and find downloadable lessons and sample chapters of audio books at the Recorded Books website:  www.recordedbooks.com </li></ul><ul><li>Network with other library professionals and share your ideas at the Recorded Books blog, www.recordedbooks.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Mary Burkey’s Audiobooker blog at: </li></ul><ul><li>audiobooker.blogspot.com </li></ul>Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  16. 16. Panelists: Shonda Brisco , Assistant Professor / Curriculum Materials Librarian, Mary L. Williams Curriculum Materials Library, Oklahoma State University, OK. Shonda will discuss how schools and classroom teachers can integrate recorded books, and offer tips for adding an audio book component to the classroom curriculum Hillary Wolfe , Intervention Coordinator, Camino Nuevo Academy, Los Angeles, CA. Hillary will share her experience with setting up a Listening Center. The Listening Center provides intervention services to the school’s Literacy Academy by pairing struggling readers with audio versions of required texts to help them get ahead. Hillary will also discuss why recorded books are not just for in-school use or English and Language Arts classes. Mary Burkey , Teacher-Librarian, Olentangy Liberty Middle School, Powell, OH. Mary will share her viewpoints on approaching young learners through multiple literacy efforts—print, audio and electronic—and the benefits these can bring to students with different skills and abilities. Jean Stephens , K-12 Marketing Director, Recorded Books, will be available for comment during the final Q&A session. Moderator: Dodie Ownes, Editor, SLJTeen Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books Into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  17. 17. Try some of these audio strategies with your students now! Get free audio, printable lesson plans, and more at http:// recordedbooks.wordpress.com Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies
  18. 18. Be Quiet! I'm Listening! Incorporating Recorded Books into K-12 Literacy Strategies The webcast archive for Be Quiet! I'm Listening! will be available for viewing and download in 24-48 hours at the School Library Journal Web site, www.slj.com under the TECHNOLOGY tab THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING! www.RecordedBooks.com

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