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Measuring Literacy Learning with Readtopia Assessment Tools

Live Webinar
Measuring Literacy Learning with Readtopia Assessment Tools

Presented by: 
Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D.

 April 18, 2024 
12 – 12:30 p.m. CDT

Readtopia includes assessment tools aligned with each of the levels in the literacy instruction curriculum. From tracking the early understandings of emergent learners through measuring incremental improvements in reading fluency and comprehension, Readtopia offers solutions. Join Dr. Karen Erickson as she describes the purposes and use of the various Readtopia assessment tools and how they can be used to measure student learning within and across thematic units.

 

Photo of Dr. Karen Erickson and the title of her Building Wings webinar: Measuring Literacy Learning with Readtopia Assessment Tools written in white on a medium blue background.

After attending this 30-minute webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Locate and download the assessment tools in Readtopia.
  • Describe the purpose and use of Readtopia End-of-Unit Assessments.
  • Describe the purpose and use of Readtopia Assessment and Progress Monitoring Tools

This webinar is designed for Special Education Administrators and Directors and members of the IEP Team who measure student gains in literacy learning. It is appropriate for current Readtopia subscribers as well as those evaluating this literacy instruction curriculum for students in grades 3-12+ with complex learning profiles. 

This live session will be recorded and will be available on this page and for those who register within a week of the scheduled live session. 

Registrants who attend the live session will receive a certificate of attendance and will be able to participate in a question and answer period as time permits.

Interested in other free webinars for special educators? The Building Wings Webinar webpage includes information on  other upcoming live webinars and access to on-demand recordings of previously held live webinars.

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About the Presenter

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Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D. 

Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D. is the Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill. Her focus is on understanding the best ways to assess and teach reading and writing to children with the most severe disabilities. As a special education teacher, Dr. Erickson has worked to support students with a range of disabilities in a variety of classroom settings, particularly students who do not use speech as their primary means of communication.

Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D.​

Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill. Her focus is on understanding the best ways to assess and teach reading and writing to children with the most severe disabilities. As a special education teacher, Dr. Erickson has worked to support students with a range of disabilities in a variety of classroom settings, particularly students who do not use speech as their primary means of communication.

Website: https://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/clds

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