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2021 Back to Basics: Bonus Materials and Replays

Thank you for joining our Amplify experts for a fresh look at the Amplify program basics! Select your product below and watch these training session replays or download a checklist of activities to dive deeper and enhance the information covered in the sessions. 

Visit start.amplify.com/btb-bonus to view all of the training videos and recordings of the 2022 Back to Basics series.

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Amplify CKLA

Amplify CKLA

Did you miss a session?

Here are replays of the live events held so far with key time stamps to jump to specific topics:

Amplify CKLA 101 (Thursday, Sept. 16)

  • Overview of Amplify CKLA: 6:30
  • Teacher resources: 10:45
  • Planning tools and Professional Learning: 22:15
  • Lesson planning, internalization, and customization: 32:15

Amplify CKLA 201 (Tuesday, Sept. 28)

  • CKLA Digital Hub: 6:35
  • K–2 Skills instruction enhancements: 11:55
  • K–2 Knowledge Domain: 21:40
  • 3–5 additional Knowledge components: 38:30
  • ReadWorks texts and CKLA alignment: 47:10
  • CKLA Quests: 52:20

Amplify CKLA 301 (Thursday, Oct. 21)

  • CKLA assessments: 6:45
  • In-lesson support: 12:20
  • Tier-2 remediation: 18:30
  • Determining student need: 25:10
  • ReadWorks: 39:00
  • Scoring criteria: 43:15
  • Intervention Toolkit and instructional materials: 44:00
  • Lesson plan templates: 47:25

Watch for future events and other CKLA news right here on start.amplify.com—your go-to resource for Amplify news and quick access to anything you need to start your day with Amplify.

Ready for more?

Continue the learning each week on the Up Your Amplify CKLA Game page! Once a week, we’ll add something new to provide you with 5-10 minutes of learning around a specific aspect or feature to help you make the most of Amplify CKLA.

Go to the Up Your Amplify CKLA Game page

Session bonus materials

Download a checklist of activities covered in the session to help you implement Amplify CKLA in your classroom:

As a reminder, be sure to check out our CKLA Quick Start page too! There are a number of useful tools provided here to complement the webinar—including navigational videos, lessons resources, and areas of our Professional Learning site that you’ll find especially useful in getting started.

Go to the CKLA Quick Start page

What did you think?

Your opinion is valuable to us! So, please complete our short Back to Basics survey and share your thoughts. We’re always looking to improve, and your feedback is a key part of that process. As a way to say thank you for your time and all that you do, we’ll send you a gift after completing the survey. 

Certificate of Completion

Did you attend or watch all three Back to Basics CKLA sessions? Download and print the session completion certificate.

Download your Certificate of Attendance

Amplify prizes!

We’re giving away Amplify prizes during each webinar. Congratulations to our winners, and thanks for joining us!

CKLA 101 session:
Krista D., Elicia B., Jamie B., Fran W., and Jill P.

CKLA 201 session:
Hope E., Courtney B., Paige E., Gayln Z., Karin R., Renee B., and Sean W.

CKLA 301 session:
Ann S., Kristina W., Erin F., Debra M., Tracy B., and Monica W.

Amplify ELA

Amplify ELA

Did you miss a session?

Here are replays of the live events held so far with key time stamps to jump to specific topics:

Amplify ELA 101 (Tuesday, Sept. 14)

  • Overview of Amplify ELA: 4:35
  • ELA units: 7:20 
  • Student interaction with texts: 8:00
  • ELA materials & navigation: 10:10
  • Lesson walkthrough: 10:30
    • Lesson Brief: 14:30 
    • Class Lesson: 17:20
    • Reading, analyzing & discussing: 23:25
    • Exit Tickets & Solos: 33:15
  • Pacing: 41:30

Amplify ELA 201 (Thursday, Sept. 30)

  • Overview of Amplify ELA: 6:40
  • Support Units: 13:15
    • Story Writing: 15:20
    • Grammar: 23:10
  • Apps in the Global Navigation: 34:20
    • Classwork & Reporting: 37:15
    • Library: 39:30
  • ELA Quests: 45:35

Amplify ELA 301 (Tuesday, Oct. 12)

  • Overview of Amplify ELA: 4:50
  • Classwork: 8:40
  • Spotlight: 10:05
  • Insights: 23:55
  • Reporting: 36:20
    • Embedded assessment measures: 37:35
    • Flex days: 40:40

We’ve provided a list of state-specific standards alignment and correlation resources, mentioned during the ELA 301 session. Download and save the document applicable to your state standards when utilizing the Amplify ELA assessments features.

Go to the Back to Basics: ELA 301 Additional Resources page

Watch for future events and other ELA news right here on start.amplify.com—your go-to resource for Amplify news and quick access to anything you need to start your day with Amplify.

Ready for more?

Continue the learning each week on the Up Your Amplify ELA Game page! Once a week, we’ll add something new to provide you with 5-10 minutes of learning around a specific aspect or feature to help you make the most of Amplify ELA.

Go to the Up Your Amplify ELA Game page

Session bonus materials

Download a checklist of activities covered in the session to help you implement Amplify ELA in your classroom:

As a reminder, be sure to check out our ELA Quick Start page too! There are a number of useful tools provided here to complement the webinar—including navigational videos, lessons resources, and areas of our Professional Learning site that you’ll find especially useful in getting started.

Go to the ELA Quick Start page

What did you think?

Your opinion is valuable to us! So, please complete our short Back to Basics survey and share your thoughts. We’re always looking to improve, and your feedback is a key part of that process. As a way to say thank you for your time and all that you do, we’ll send you a gift after completing the survey. 

Certificate of Completion

Did you attend or watch all three Back to Basics ELA sessions? Download and print the session completion certificate.

Download your Certificate of Attendance

Amplify prizes!

We’re giving away Amplify prizes during each webinar. Congratulations to our winners, and thanks for joining us!

ELA 101 session:
Jennifer T., Sarah B., Justin S., Kim M., and Leigh G.

ELA 201 session:
Tania v. W., Pedro G., Justin S., Melissa K., and Stephanie D.

ELA 301 session:
Kristen A., Tania v. W., and Michelle L.

Amplify Science

Amplify Science

Did you miss a session?

Here are replays of the live events held so far with key time stamps to jump to specific topics:

Amplify Science K–5 session replays

101 Session (Tuesday, Sept. 21)

  • Overview of Amplify Science: 6:25
  • Curriculum structure: 8:35
  • Unit structure: 15:50
  • K–5 program components: 23:55
  • Platform navigation: 27:05
  • Unit-level resources: 30:20
  • Lesson-level resources: 37:25

201 Session (Tuesday, Oct. 5)

  • Multimodal approach: 11:10
  • Student-facing digital tools: 13:25
    • Digital readers: 16:15
    • Practice tools: 23:25
    • Simulations: 26:10
  • Flextensions: 35:50
  • Student Investigative Notebooks: 44:20

301 Session (Tuesday, Oct. 19)

  • Assessment: 7:35
    • Units/Progress builds: 15:50
    • Clipboard assessments: 25:20
    • Critical junctures: 27:35
    • On-the-Fly: 33:05
    • Embedded formative assessments: 34:05
    • Benchmark assessments: 39:30
  • Remote and hybrid resources: 43:20
  • Caregiver support: 56:40

Amplify Science 6–8 session replays

101 Session (Wednesday, Sept. 22)

  • Overview of Amplify Science: 5:20
  • Curriculum structure: 6:55
  • Unit structure: 7:55
  • 6–8 program components: 25:20
  • Platform navigation: 28:20
  • Unit-level resources: 32:30
  • Lesson-level resources: 44:20

201 Session (Wednesday, Oct. 6)

  • Multimodal approach: 12:20
  • Digital tools: 16:15
  • Simulations: 20:50
  • Library: 27:10
  • Assigning: 35:10
  • Engineering Internships – Futura Workspace: 41:20

301 Session (Wednesday, Oct. 20)

  • Assessment: 8:45
    • Progress builds: 9:20
    • Overview of assessments: 12:50
    • Teacher’s Guide: 14:20
    • Pre-Unit: 16:20
    • Assigning and scoring: 23:20
    • Critical junctures: 32:40
    • On-the-Fly: 38:50
    • Self assessments: 42:20
  • Classwork: 43:25
  • Remote and hybrid resources: 52:50
  • Caregiver support: 59:30

Watch for future events and other Science news right here on start.amplify.com—your go-to resource for Amplify news and quick access to anything you need to start your day with Amplify.

Ready for more?

Continue the learning each week on the Up Your Amplify Science Game page! Once a week, we’ll add something new to provide you with 5-10 minutes of learning around a specific aspect or feature to help you make the most of Amplify Science.

Go to the Up Your Amplify Science Game page

Session bonus materials

Download a checklist of activities covered in the session to help you implement Amplify Science in your classroom:

As a reminder, be sure to check out our Science Quick Start page too! There are a number of useful tools provided here to complement the webinar—including navigational videos, lessons resources, and areas of our Program Hub that you’ll find especially useful in getting started.

Go to the Science Quick Start page

What did you think?

Your opinion is valuable to us! So, please complete our short Back to Basics survey and share your thoughts. We’re always looking to improve, and your feedback is a key part of that process. As a way to say thank you for your time and all that you do, we’ll send you a gift after completing the survey. 

Certificate of Completion

Did you attend or watch all three Back to Basics Science K–5 or 6–8 sessions? Download and print the session completion certificate.

Download your Back to Basics Science K–5 Certificate of Attendance
Download your Back to Basics Science 6–8 Certificate of Attendance

Amplify prizes!

We’re giving away Amplify prizes during each webinar. Congratulations to our winners, and thanks for joining us!

K–5 101 session:
Ivonee R., Shellie S., Lovely C., Julie D., Lisa M., Debony H., and Kelly G.

K–5 201 session:
Vicki W., Kim M., Lauren C., Jill I., Analie H., and Michele D.

K–5 301 session:
Daniela V., Stephanie B., Erin F., Sarah J., Michele D., and Diann M.

6–8 101 session:
Darren Fa., Jody W., Adrian S., Diana G., Holly F., Isaiah G., and Zachary J.

6–8 201 session:
Lauren W., Lerin B., Zachary J., Anna N., Michelle M., Rhonda M., Erin L., and Robert H.

6–8 301 session:
Shannon W., Erin L., Robert K., Lisa S., Susan W., Wendy M., Michelle M., Robert H., and Adrian S. 

Amplify Reading

Amplify Reading

Did you miss a session?

Here are replays of the live events held so far with key time stamps to jump to specific topics:

Amplify Reading 101 (Thursday, Sept. 23)

  • Overview of Amplify Reading: 5:15
  • Student experience and personalization: 6:00
  • Logging in: 14:00 
  • Student placement: 21:10
  • Class settings: 26:40
  • Implementation: 33:30
  • Demo tool: 35:40
  • Resources and guidance: 37:05

Amplify Reading 201 (Wednesday, Oct. 6)

  • Program review: 5:35
  • Student placement: 8:05
  • Student experience overview: 12:00
    • K–3 experience: 24:30
    • 4–5 experience: 29:55
  • Classroom & home connection: 37:20

Amplify Reading 301 (Wednesday, Oct. 20)

  • Program review: 3:55
  • Teacher dashboard: 6:15
    • Insights: 6:15
    • Students: 12:25
    • Student Detail view: 19:20
    • Class settings: 31:40
  • Administrative reports: 38:20

Watch for future events and other Amplify Reading news right here on start.amplify.com—your go-to resource for Amplify news and quick access to anything you need to start your day with Amplify.

Session bonus materials

Download a checklist of activities covered in the session to help you implement Amplify Reading in your classroom:

What did you think?

Your opinion is valuable to us! So, please complete our short Back to Basics survey and share your thoughts. We’re always looking to improve, and your feedback is a key part of that process. As a way to say thank you for your time and all that you do, we’ll send you a gift after completing the survey. 

Certificate of Completion

Did you attend or watch all three Back to Basics Amplify Reading sessions? Download and print the session completion certificate.

Download your Back to Basics Amplify Reading Certificate of Attendance

Amplify prizes!

We’re giving away Amplify prizes during each webinar. Congratulations to our winners, and thanks for joining us!

Amplify Reading 101 session:
Susan O., Donna H., Tiffany G., Rebecca G., and Martyna S.

Amplify Reading 201 session:
Seanna O., Patsy C., Jennifer L., Jodie T., and Jill M.

Amplify Reading 301 session:
Maureen G., Rebecca G., Janet H., Amanda L., and Connie R.