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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.

Speakers
avatar for Todd Brekhus

Todd Brekhus

About Todd BrekhusPresident, 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 vision... Read More →
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Connie Dopierala

About Connie DopieralaDistrict 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 University... Read More →


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

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