Dr. Karen Erickson Webinar Series

Literacy Academy Implementation Support

Click Here to Join the Webinar on May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 5-6 p.m. EST Meeting number is 734 379 375 Meeting password is OSLitWeb4 Remember: Your audio will not be available for this webinar. We ask that questions and comments be typed into "Chat" box.

Where has the year gone?

Our fourth and final webinar with Karen Erickson takes place on Tuesday! This session is a combined focus of independent reading and independent writing. The invitation-only webinar series is for educators who have attended a week-long Literacy Academy. The purpose of the webinars is to support teachers with the implementation of Emergent instructional routines. Please bring questions for Karen and type them into the "Chat" box.

Dates and Topic:

November 6, 2018 - Shared Reading

January 22, 2019 - Predictable Chart Writing

March 25, 2019 - Alphabet and Phonological Awareness

May 7, 2019 - Independent Reading and Writing

Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. EST

Do I need to Register?

No, you do not need to register. You will receive an email reminder the day before the webinar. At 5pm EST, simply click on the link above to join the webinar!

Focus of the Independent Reading and Independent Writing Webinar:

  • Overview of Independent Reading and Independent Writing instructional strategies
  • Rationale for providing Independent Reading and Writing opportunities for students who do not yet use speech, signs, or symbols
  • Opportunity to share how Independent Reading and Independent Writing instruction are working in your classroom
  • Q and A with Dr. Karen Erickson

Recommended Resources:

The Project Core Professional Development Modules on Independent Reading and Independent Writing are great resources for new learning or as a content refresher from Literacy Academy. Helpful instructional tools can also be found within the module and on the website.


Please email Colleen Meszler or Diane Fekete