Part II: Diving into the Science of Reading
Starting on Nov 23, 2023 | Sessions: 4
Delve further into the science of reading with webinars that will cover fluency as the bridge to comprehension, lifelong learning through comprehension and vocabulary, language concepts, and communication across four language domains.
Gain vital insights into the science of reading to enhance your students' literacy skills and inspire a love for learning.
- Wednesday, November 29 at 1 PM MT
Fluency: The Bridge from Word Identification to Reading Comprehension
- Wednesday, December 13 at 1 PM MT
Comprehension & Vocabulary: Reading as a Lifelong Tool for Learning
- Wednesday, January 3 at 1 PM MT
Language Concepts: The Structure of Written Language
- Wednesday, January 17 at 1 PM MT
Communication: The Four Domains of Language
- Julie Christensen, Vice President of Curriculum
- Kathryn Persch, Curriculum Design Manager
- Olivia Semeria, Senior Curriculum Designer
- Ashlie McEuen, Curriculum Content Writer
Register for these sessions:
Please note, if you can't attend the session(s), we'll send a recording a day or two after the webinar to the email you entered during registration.
Wed. Nov. 29 at 1 PM MT
In this webinar, you'll discover the key to helping your students read smoothly, automatically, and with expressive fluency. Explore why the development of fluency is essential and how fluent reading significantly enhances overall reading comprehension.
Wed. Dec. 13 at 1 PM MT
During this session, explore the pivotal role that comprehension plays in transforming reading into a lifelong learning tool. You'll learn strategies and techniques for equipping your students with the foundational building blocks necessary to foster strong comprehension skills.
Wed. Jan. 3 at 1 PM MT
Explore the world of written language structure and learn how a robust grasp of language concepts can profoundly support your students on their path to becoming proficient readers. In this session, you'll discover the pivotal role that understanding language structure plays in enhancing reading skills and fostering literacy development.
Wed. Jan. 17 at 1 PM MT
Join this webinar to delve into the four language domains—reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Discover effective strategies for building your students' proficiency in each of these domains and empowering them to become skilled and confident communicators.
Frequently asked questions
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