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Thursday, March 9 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
First Chapter Fridays--Literacy Promotion Through Digital Media

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*PollEverywhere about prior knowledge.
*Wordle (Menti.com)--share ways educators are currently engaging students about reading and other academic subjects (discuss/look for patterns in HOW we engage students across our state, across age groups/grade levels, across socioeconomic barriers, etc.)
*Overview-what First Chapter Friday IS & what it looks like in my school
*Do’s & Don’ts in creating your own book promo videos to entice student readers to try new books, authors, genres.
*Things to include
*The "compelling why" behind this--Why should educators use visual media to promote reading?
-Kids are visual!
-Increase circulation
-Help students find "read-alikes"
-Help you and your students learn your collection better
-It's fun!
*Share platforms/digital tools to use for this: Slides/Powerpoint, Canva, Prezi, PearDeck, YouTube, BookTube, TeacherTube, Loom, Screencastify, Screencast-o-matic
*Details on how to personalize your videos to engage students:
-Incorporating Bitmoji
-Using Canva to incorporate music and more
-Interactive elements of Loom and other platforms
-Students creating their OWN First Chapter Fridays using Flip, Loom, or Canva.
*Share template & other resources to help educators get started with this
*Provide time to begin the process of creating their own "First Chapter Fridays" or "Feature Fridays" & take questions/open the floor for conversation about ways this could be adapted for other subject areas. (Ideas can also be compiled to be shared on Padlet)

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Emily Golightly

Media Coordinator, Newport Elementary School
I am in my 19th year in education, and it is my third year on my journey as a media coordinator. Before accepting this role, I have been a classroom teacher (K-3), a reading specialist, and an ESL teacher over the past 19 years. I currently serve as the Director of Programming for... Read More →

Thursday March 9, 2023 2:15pm - 3:00pm EST