Videos

TextProject’s five playlists on YouTube include the CCSS Webinar Series (which have accompanying guides for professional learning) and also the Virtual Institute on Assessments and the Common Core (which has an accompanying guide book as well). Guides can be found at Professional Development Guides. 

Elfrieda H. Hiebert Legacy of Literacy Scholars

November 7, 2019

Elfrieda (Freddy) H. Hiebert is the CEO of TextProject, INC.

Janice Dole Legacy of Literacy Scholars

March 3, 2017

University of UtahJanice Dole is the Director, Reading and Literacy Program, Educational Psychology, and Professor, Educational Psychology at the University of Utah.

Michael McKenna Legacy of Literacy Scholars

March 3, 2017

Michael Mckenna was the Thomas J. Jewell Professor of Reading at the University of Virginia – Curry School of Education.

P. David Pearson Legacy of Literacy Scholars

March 3, 2017

Introduction00:19 Q1: How did you get into education and education research?04:02 Q2: Who were some colleagues who influenced you as a researcher? 06:11 Q3: What do you regard as your most important contribution to literacy research?11:39 Q4: How has tRead More »P. David Pearson

Patricia Edwards Legacy of Literacy Scholars

November 7, 2019

Patricia Edwards is a professor of teacher education at Michigan State University.

Peter Johnston Legacy of Literacy Scholars

November 7, 2019

Peter Johnston is Professor Emeritus at the State University of New York at Albany.

Ray Reutzel Legacy of Literacy Scholars

November 7, 2019

Ray Reutzel is the dean at the College of Education at the University of Wyoming.

The Role of Vocabulary Learning in Social Studies

March 27, 2017

All of the disciplines that are part of social studies, whether it’s history, economics, geography, or civics, are full of critical concepts. Critical concepts are represented by labels—that is, vocabulary. In this presentation, Freddy Hiebert will desRead More »The Role of Vocabulary Learning in Social Studies

Words Matter: How a Deep Understanding of Core Vocabulary Accelerates Reading Proficiency

December 6, 2018

In this edWebinar with Dr. Elfrieda Hiebert, Lead Researcher and Author of W.O.R.D., learn: How words work and contribute toward building a child’s world of knowledge Why a small group of words matter and the importance of core vocabulary How phrases and compound words play an important role in reading proficiency How vocabulary networks differ between narrative and informational texts Best practices educators can use to support students’ core vocabulary development