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Apps for Reading Fluency

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Participate and share : Poster

Tuesday, June 25, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 15

Shannon Hoff  
There are may apps that can help students build their reading fluency in the areas of speed, accuracy and expression. Learn how to use Epic, Seesaw and FlipGrid as resources for evaluating fluency, and how to implement them in your classroom.

Audience: Teachers, Principals/head teachers, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Seesaw App
Epic App
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Early childhood/elementary
Grade level: PK-5
Subject area: Language arts, ESL
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
  • Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
Related exhibitors: Seesaw Learning , Flipgrid

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Attendees will be able to implement Seesaw, FlipGrid, and Epic! in their classrooms, allowing students to self monitor their reading fluency.

Seesaw will allow students to take a picture of their reading passage, record themselves reading the passage and allow parents, teachers, and classmates to respond based on a rubric.

Epic! will allow students to find passages to read, listen to them being read by an actual voice to hear the speed, accuracy, and expression of the story before they can record themselves reading the same thing.

FlipGrid allows students to record themselves reading and allow others to comment back and a teacher to grade their fluency based on a rubric.

Supporting research

Speed, Accuracy, Expression, Oh My!

Video Selfies Improve Fluency

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Shannon Hoff, Irving ISD

Shannon is a Digital Learning Coach from Irving ISD in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. She has 12 years of experience in Education. Eleven of those years were in the classroom teaching 1st-5th Grades. Shannon is a Certified BrainPop Educator, Google Level 2 Certified Educator, Apple Teacher, and a Seesaw Ambassador. She loves things that are techy and considers herself to be TechSavvyShan.

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