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Wednesday, November 30 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Using Newsela in Your Classroom

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Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing. Newsela takes current event articles and writes them at 5 different lexiles. It has quizzes at the various lexiles as well. Newsela also has a writing component that can be customized by the teacher. See the impact Newsela can have on your classroom. Newsela adjusts the reading level for individual students. It tracks each student's progress and informs the teacher which students are on track, which students are behind and which students are ahead. Learn how to set up a class, create writing prompts, and track student growth during this session. (Presenter(s): Rachel Carney, 8th grade special education teacher, Kearsarge Regional Middle School, and Judi Ferreira, Kearsarge Regional Middle School)

Wednesday November 30, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST