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Adapting Read Live in a Distance-Learning Model

In a distance-learning model, students work through many of the Read Live steps on their own but some adaptations are necessary to enable teachers and students to collaborate remotely, such as for placement and the Pass step.

Overview of using Read Live in a distance-learning model (19067 Views)
This an overview of the considerations you should keep in mind when adapting Read Live for a distance-learning model.
Setting up Read Live (121 Views)
Setting up Read Live involves adding and licensing students, placing students, and training students.
Communicating with parents (1942 Views)
It’s important to communicate with parents about the programs their students are using. You may even be able to enlist parents to support students directly at home.
Screen sharing and remote-access tools (3866 Views)
There are many screen sharing and remote access tools that can be used effectively with Read Live in a distance-learning model, including Zoom, Chrome Remote Desktop, and Microsoft Teams.
Using Zoom with Read Live (2755 Views)
Zoom is a good choice for teacher-student collaboration in distance-learning model because of useful features like screen sharing and remote control of other screens.
Using Google for Education with Read Live (880 Views)
If your school or district uses Google for Education, you can use Google Meet and Google Remote Desktop to work with students in a distance-learning model.
Using Microsoft Teams with Read Live (278 Views)
Microsoft Teams has features for document sharing, chat, video or voice calls, and screen sharing that you can use to work with students in a distance-learning model.
Performing placement remotely (1639 Views)
To place a student in Read Live remotely, you need a screen-sharing program that will allow you to display the placement screen on the student’s computer.
Conducting Cold Timings (1343 Views)
To reduce teacher/student interactions, particularly in a distance-learning model, the student can be released to do cold timings independently.
Completing Pass activities (4568 Views)
The pass activities require a proficient reader to listen to the students and check answers to open-ended questions. Parents may be able to conduct the pass activities, or teachers can pass students using remote access tools.
Recording student audio for hot timings (1114 Views)
One option for evaluating a student's hot timing in a distance-learning model is to have the student record themselves reading the passage and then send the recording to the teacher.
Monitoring student progress and adjusting levels and goals (478 Views)
It's important to track student progress and adjust levels and goals when necessary to keep students challenged and maximize their gains.

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