SMART Board Early Literacy Series

with Candace Beaton


ABOUT THIS LEARNING OPPORTUNITY: There are three webinars in this series.

1. Creating Notebook Lessons that Address Higher Order Thinking Skills

This webinar explores how to increase student engagement during the creation of a Notebook lesson and how to move the overall lesson up the Bloom's Taxonomy using features in the Lesson Activity Toolkit and the features/functionality of Notebook Software.
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Handouts and Resources

Webinar Archive and Conversation Guide Early Literacy HOTS .docx
EarlyLiteracyHOTS.notebook
EarlyLiteracyHOTS.pdf

2. Critical Thinking Skills

This webinar delves deeper into addressing critical thinking skills when creating Notebook lessons. You will be challenged to alter/modify lessons to better address critical thinking skills.
Playback this recorded webinar here

Handouts and Resources

Webinar Archive and Conversation Guide Early Literacy Critical Thinking.docx
ERLCEarlyLiteracyPart2.notebook
ERLCEarlyLiteracyPart2.pdf

3. Assessment for LearningHow can a K-3 teacher use Notebook to assess student learning? This webinar explores ideas for creating assessable student activities in Notebook.
Playback this recorded webinar here

Handouts and Resources

Webinar Archive and Conversation Guide Early Literacy Assessment.docx
ERLCEarlyLiteracyPart3.notebook
ERLCEarlyLiteracyPart3.pdf

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR

Candace Beaton is a former educator with the Calgary Board of Education and a former Certified Education Consultant for SMART Technologies Inc. In 2010, Candace launched Teaching Smart, a professional development company whose main goal is to provide relevant, curriculum-based workshops to educators using SMART products in their classrooms.












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