Facilitating Remote Instruction for Teachers and Families


Date: Saturday, December 12
Time: 10:00AM Eastern time (USA),
5:00PM Eastern European Time (Egypt)

Led by Tagrid Sihly

Are you tired of searching for quality instructional resources to plan remote lessons, or to work with your children at home? Are you spending long hours planning for daily remote instruction? Are you looking for ways to plan engaging and interactive lessons?

In this session, I will ….

  • Discuss the most common obstacles to student learning, especially when students are learning remotely.

  • Examine a framework and tools for overcoming those obstacles.

  • Provide you with access to carefully selected, free online resources to facilitate daily planning and instruction.

  • Highlight some valuable instructional tools that will help you plan engaging instruction while supporting student learning at home.

  • Discuss ways to strengthen early literacy instruction for students in the primary grades.

This informative and interactive session will be relevant to all educators, instructional coaches, school leaders, and parents.

Tagrid Sihly is an instructional specialist in the Office of Early Literacy, The Universal Literacy Initiative, NYC Department of Education. She supervises a team of 44 reading coaches serving 54 public schools. While supporting the work of the coaches, she also provides ongoing professional development to cohorts of reading coaches, and she works with the districts and school leaders to enhance instructional practices while supporting all students in meeting grade level standards. Prior to serving as an instructional specialist, Tagrid was a reading coach, a reading specialist, and a classroom teacher for over 20 years. Tagrid earned a certificate in Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership from the College of Saint Rose and a master’s in education, with specialization in the teaching of reading, from Brooklyn College. She has professional certification in school and district leadership from NYS as well as certification in reading and classroom instruction for grades K to 12. You can subscribe to her blog and access valuable resources at https://learnleadgrow.org. You can also follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/tsihly and LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/tagridsihly/