The Reading Plus
A-TEAM at IRA
The Reading Plus A-TEAM will be presenting at the IRA Conference in San
Antonio on April 19-22. This is the world-reknown research team behind the development of the Reading Plus Program.
Elfrieda H. Hiebert, Ph. D., will be speaking on Why Text Complexity Matters, on Sunday at 12
PM and Monday at 12 PM in the ExpoSuite room 927.
P. David Pearson, Ph. D., will be speaking on Up
Close aqnd Critical in the Common Core Era, on Sunday at 10 AM and again on Sunday at 11 AM in the ExporSuite
John Guthrie, Ph. D., will be speaking on Motivating and Engaing Reluctant Readers
on Sunday at 3:30 PM and on Monday at 10:30 AM in the ExpoSuite room 927.
Ralph Radach, Ph. D. will be speaking
on What You Don't Know About Your Students' Silent Reading on Saturday at 1:30 PM, on Sunday
at 3:30 PM and on Monday at 9 AM in the ExpoSuite room 927.
For Real-Time Testing
Southwest Education is proud to annouce that we now provide schools with the iRespond Student Respond
System used for real-time grading and assessments. Teachers and schools can develop their own tests, use existing state tests
or use the iRespond Content Material for tests. The content material includes Math Language Arts, Reading, Sciende and Social
Students ranging from elementary through high school.
The Teacher's Dashboard is the heart of the iRespond
Program. It is designed to be used all day if needed. Teachers can collect homework, give lectures, tests and even conduct
course critiques with real-time results and immediate feedback.
For more information, a demonstration, and pricing,
contact us at Info@SouthwestLearning.com. We look forward to hearing from you.
Visagraph: Measures Fluency Efficiency
the number of eye stops made while reading a 100 word passage.
* Regressions: Backward eye movements.
* Span of Recognition: The amount of text that is recognized during each eye stop.
* WPM: Words read per minute.
* Cross correlation: How well your eyes work together.
* Anomalies: Irregular eye movements.