Supporting the Learning Needs of Your Middle and High School Students

On Location Training
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Training Type: Implementation Workshop


Are you looking for pre-made, accessible curriculum for your students in K-12? Join us for an introduction to Boardmaker Instructional Solutions; curricular programs that are FREE with your subscription to Boardmaker Online.

Come and learn about how to easily deliver best practices in ELA instruction and then use Boardmaker Online to extend, enrich and differentiate them even more. In this session, you’ll learn about Expedition Education, a program that supports the vocabulary and knowledge of middle and high school students, Book Bridge, an adapted way to explore grade level literature, and Boardmaker Activities-to-Go: printable, thematic units based on popular topics in functional living, science, and social studies. Boardmaker Online has everything you need to support the learning of all your students.



Course Objectives:

1.      Understand the relationship between language and literacy learning

2.      To explore pre-made curriculum and apply key principles of language and literacy instruction

3.      To create supplemental activities to enhance, extend or differentiate pre-made curriculum

Presenter: Maureen Donnelly, M.Ed Curriculum & Content Manager, Tobii Dynavox- Boardmaker

Maureen Donnelly is an early childhood educator who has taught students of diverse abilities from preschool through college. She holds a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.Ed from the University of New Hampshire. Before her current role as the Curriculum Manager at TobiiDynavox, Maureen contributed to the creation of numerous products that support emergent readers of diverse abilities. Maureen lives and works in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in an office stuffed with children’s books.

Course Content Level: Introductory

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET


FDLRS Action Resource Center  3130 Edgewater Dr.,  Orlando,  Florida  32804,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 34

Presenter: John Gragnani

John Gragnani is the Director of Education Accounts for Mayer-Johnson (Boardmaker), and has been assisting organizations for more than 5 years in acquiring and implementing the Boardmaker Family of Products. Most recently, John has specialized in helping to incorporate Boardmaker Online, Boardmaker Instructional Solutions, and The Social Express to drive learning and success. Prior to his work with Boardmaker, John spent 9 years as a Regional Director and Sales Consultant for Tobii Dynavox. In those roles, John worked with individuals using speech generating devices to improve their lives through greater communication. Before joining Tobii Dynavox, John was the Director of the UCP/Infinitec Assistive Technology center in Chicago. He also worked for 15 years in Adult Vocational Rehabilitation, and is a long time sign language interpreter. John has been with Tobii Dynavox since 2002.

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