Distance Learning PD

August 2020 Virtual Learning Sessions

The First Days of ELAR in a Distance Learning Classroom

Recorded session


In this interactive session, you will learn how to teach reading and writing in a distance, hybrid, or blended learning. Kelly will share ideas for establishing literacy routines in all learning platforms, including Google Classroom, Seesaw, Bitmoji classroom, and much more! We will talk about how to have students use digital reading resources and notebooks. We will demonstrate how to teach whole group and small group lessons. You will get resources you can use immediately with your students! Register now and receive the a video and a huge resource document ready-to -use activities for your students!


I have learned some simple ways to assess reading and writing online. I have also gathered many great ideas for teaching reading online. It was a valuable session for me. -Susan, Lower School Teacher

I learned how to gather data in an efficient manner, a number of useful activities, and amazing virtual resources! -Rachel, District Literacy Supervisor

Teaching Phonics and Spelling in a Virtual Environment

Recorded Session


In this session you will learn about helping K-5 readers understand how words work in order to become a fluent, skilled reader. You will deepen your expertise in word-learning lesson protocols and engaging activities that will get your students reading and spelling words in isolation and in connected texts. We will examine research practices for guided and independent practice, including games and use of decodable texts. Click here to register.


I loved the training and especially the resources!! -Tracy, K-2 teacher

I have learned a lot. There were a lot of really good tips a & tricks that I am hoping to use in the future. -Sarah, 1st grade teacher

I am so thankful for all the documents provided. It will make implementing these resources seemless in the classroom. -Keila, 2nd Grade Teacher

Virtual Testimonials

"I was not expecting to get this MUCH from an online seminar and have to be honest that I was dreading today. But I took pages of notes FULL of ideas. I'm leaving with a very full brain (in a good way). I loved Kelly's enthusiasm and personal touches." - Nicole, NH

"This was so helpful and Kelly was amazing! She kept us engaged. She gave us lots of great resources I can use with my students virtually. I am so happy I had the opportunity to attend this virtual training and am impressed with ease of the webinar. You did a wonderful job with technology." - Kristin, Manchester

"It was great! There were lots of take aways that can be implemented immediately, Liked being able to grow and learn in the comfort of my home." -Yvonne, TX

"It truly was a wonderful training packed with effective approaches that supports my goal as a teacher to empower my students as thinkers, readers, and writers." -Melissa, TX

About The Presenter

Kelly Harmon is a national presenter & author who has more than 29 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including Guided Math Instruction, RTI, technology, reading, writing, and strategies for highly effective teachers. Ms. Harmon works as an instructional coach for schools and districts across the United States. In addition to consulting, she works with the Bureau of Education and Research as well as Learning Sciences Marzano Center.

Registration Information

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Virtual 2 Hour Seminars

$50 per seminar per attendee


Credit card via online payment. We will send you a link to pay after your registration is submitted. Payment must be received 1 day prior to the seminar to complete your registration.

Call (210) 218-1723

email kelly@kellyharmon.net

You can register online below.

Professional Learning credit is earned after the seminar is completed. A certificate will be email to each participant after final survey is submitted.

Bring a Virtual Seminar to Your Teachers!

We provide virtual & onsite seminars for districts. Our trainings can be customized to meet the specific needs of your students and staff. Contact our us for more information on the trainings and rates! (210) 218-1723.