Through one-on-one conferences, teachers can provide individual support to each student to deepen comprehension and interest in reading. Reading conferences are an opportunity for students to demonstrate to their teachers their understanding and thinking processes when reading, promoting Verbal Reasoning and Metacognition.
Watch how this fourth grade teacher conducts one-on-one conferences while students read independently. Students read books at their level independently, while she confers with individual students asking them questions, providing feedback, and practicing comprehension strategies to improve their Genre Knowledge.
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Learn how Whooo's Reading uses open-ended questions and exercises to provide opportunities for individual support much like reading conferences. Through student answers that show how they are thinking and organizing their thoughts, the app identifies the strengths and learning gaps for individual students and the whole class. Along with insights and actual data for assessment, this app also provides exercises as next steps to remedy learning gaps, allowing learners to practice skills in authentic contexts.
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