Wednesday, July 18 • 11:45am - 12:50am
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Reading is a lifelong skill that is critical to student success. Not until myON reader was launched was a program able to personalize learning and provide books and assessments digitally. Launched in 2011, myON reader is a personalized literacy environment that matches students to a recommended book list based on their interests and reading level that provides anytime, anywhere access on any device. The myON platform uses the MetaMetrics Lexile® Framework for Reading to provide valid and reliable embedded assessments and scientifically based predictions of future reading abilities. 

During this session you will:

  • Preview the largest online digital library with reading supports—professional recorded audio, dictionary and highlighting—and the embedded assessments that allow educators and students to track reading growth.
  • Learn how one district that started to implement technology added myON reader and is now observing astronomical reading results.
  • Discover how myON reader is building a community of readers in Hillsborough County Florida through a partnership with the school district and community partners to provide anytime, anywhere access to all children in the county.

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Todd Brekhus

About Todd Brekhus | President, Capstone Digital, Bloomington, MN | Todd Brekhus is an educational leader devoted to introducing innovative technologies to educators and administrators.  As President of Digital Solutions of Capstone Publishers, Brekhus leads the digital product... Read More →
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Connie Dopierala

About Connie Dopierala | District Media Coordinator, Charleston Community School District, Charleston, IL | Connie Dopierala, Charleston County School District Media Services administrator, is a 25+ year teaching veteran. She received a BA in Communication/Education from Carlow... Read More →

Wednesday July 18, 2012 11:45am - 12:50am
Whittier - 4th Floor (C wing)

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