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09/29/2022, Interactive Reading and AAC Users: Building Schema

Date: 09/29/2022 Time: 3:30-4:30 Location: internet Type: Webinar


Anchor activities prior to reading selected text are vital to building vocabulary and background knowledge (schema) for all learners. These activities are essential for AAC users so that they can engage and provide meaningful input during CAR and CROWD activities. The following tools will be highlighted in this webinar, The Expanding Expression Tool, Youtube videos, AAC, and Readtopia.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  1. State the importance of developing anchor activities such as vocabulary and background knowledge.
  2. Describe three parts of the EET tool and how to use it during descriptive teaching 
  3. Be able to search, play and manipulate youtube videos for building background knowledge


Presenter: Sharon Redmon, M.S., Ad.Ed. AT; ATP


Email Sue Wright at the SETC office

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The new clock hours link for the winter-spring webinar series has also been posted on the professional development page. One entry is all that is needed for the clock-hour portion of this training. The clock hours link for fall 2023 will be posted in August.