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AUDIO ONLY – ELN Spring Webinar Series | Individualized Instruction & Assessment

Lisa Knoche, Ph.D.Co-Director, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools; Director, Nebraska Academy for Early Childhood Research; Research Associate Professor, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Ashley Adams, Ph.D., CCC-SLPAssistant Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, San Diego State University

Sara Ruffner Literacy Outcomes Specialist, Learning Ovations

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Early Childhood


Each student brings a distinct set of skills, languages, perspectives and other characteristics to school and may experience different learning opportunities — even within the same classroom. A one-size-fits-all approach to instruction may put some students at a disadvantage. Join a member of the Early Learning Network’s assessment team and an elementary school practitioner to discuss the importance of using assessment and observation tools to guide individualized instruction, particularly as it relates to literacy.