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March 2018

Top 5 Ways to Ruin a Reading Experience

By | 2018-03-27T10:04:07+00:00 March 25, 2018|Digital Pedagogy, Education, Instructional Design, K-12, Read Ahead|

Top 5 ways to ruin a reading experience 1) Interrogate: Turn every reading assignment into a test. Do you look forward to activities where you are stopped and questioned? a) Yes, I enjoy being questioned, especially when I’m in the middle of something. b) Yes, I like the challenge [...]

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October 2017

Read Ahead: Georgia’s Natural Disaster History

By | 2017-11-27T14:21:11+00:00 October 4, 2017|Digital Pedagogy, Education, K-12, Lesson Plan, Read Ahead|

Are your students practicing reading strategies like how to identify supporting details or sequence of events? What if you could simulate the process of focusing on the right cues for these reading strategies while your students were reading? You can. Read Ahead lets you block out screen distractions and zoom [...]

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February 2017

How does control of navigation through words impact a reader’s experience?

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:48+00:00 February 18, 2017|Read Ahead, Uncategorized|

What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund My rating: 5 of 5 stars "At once (at a gulp) we readers: 1) Read a sentence... 2) Read several sentences ahead... 3) Maintain consciousness of the content of sentences we have already read... 4) Imagine events down the line." I'm [...]

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January 2017

Read Ahead Launches New Product Enhancements

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:49+00:00 January 18, 2017|Digital Pedagogy, Education, K-12, Online Learning, Read Ahead|

www.ReadAhead.Education Software empowers teachers to reinforce academic language using any content Click to Enlarge: Read Ahead Version 2.0 Dashboard Norcross, Ga., January 9, 2017 — Read Ahead Version 2.0 launched with several new product enhancements designed to help elementary, middle and high school teachers maximize in-class reading time. [...]

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September 2016

Teen Friendly, Cross Curricular Reading Unit: Intro to Stats

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:50+00:00 September 26, 2016|Digital Pedagogy, Education, Inspiration, K-12, Lesson Plan, Online Learning, Read Ahead|

Having trouble keeping teenagers' attention on reading assignments? We've got a solution to help you mix things up. Introduce basic concepts with homework- that teens will actually DO! They can read these assignments on their phones. To let you spend valuable instructional time delving in deeper. We're pleased to offer [...]

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March 2016

Read Ahead, The Origin Story

By | 2017-11-01T05:20:32+00:00 March 17, 2016|Custom Instructional Design Tool, Digital Pedagogy, Education, Online Learning, Read Ahead, Roxanne Russell|

Getting Students to Read While working on my PhD at Georgia State University's College of Education, I met a dedicated and inspiring high school English teacher, Josh Cuevas. He was committed to helping his students improve their reading skills by requiring them to read for 50 minutes [...]

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