Increase Reading Comprehension with Actively Learn

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Use Actively Learn to build your students’ nonfiction reading comprehension.

Engage students through interactive nonfiction texts.

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Clock1 Hour
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will be ready to use Actively Learn to bring meaningful nonfiction texts to your class. Whether you teach elementary or secondary students, Actively Learn has Science, Social Studies, and more texts that align with what your students are learning. With Actively Learn, students build stamina and comprehension as they interact with each text. Teachers benefit from the evidence they gather as their students skills grow. Throughout each task, we will work together to learn how to use Actively Learn to help your students thrive. *You will need a Google or Microsoft account in order to access Flipgrid. Sign up for free before starting our project and you’ll be good to go!

Skills you will develop

  • Reading Comprehension
  • secondary education
  • elementary education
  • Teaching tools

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Get started with Actively Learn.

  2. Create a class and connect your Google Classroom.

  3. Find and assign reading content for your class.

  4. Modify learning content for your class.

  5. Using the gradebook and professional learning

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step




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