Posted October 15, 2020
In 2018, Emily Hanford began an investigation into reading instruction in the U.S. Her reporting for American Public Media added fuel to a long-simmering debate about phonics-based instruction versus a whole language approach to teaching reading. During this on-demand webinar Ms. Hanford takes a deep dive into what she’s learned, including:
Posted October 12, 2020
This is the third video in a series of free on-demand professional learning videos from CORE and Pivot Learning* that feature expert advice about supporting students with word reading difficulties.
Racial, ethnic and socio-economic inequality in education unfortunately has a long and persistent history in the United States. These inequities are especially profound when it comes to how schools identify students with reading difficulties and provide reading instruction. But in this moment, many are working harder than ever to reduce barriers so that all students can receive the support they need to become successful readers. READ MORE
Posted October 1, 2020
Students with mild to moderate dyslexia can be well served in the general education setting provided that literacy instruction is explicit, systematic and evidence-based. Join Dr. Carrie Thomas Beck, former Dyslexia Specialist for the Oregon Department of Education, and Dr. Dale Webster in this on-demand webinar to gain a deeper understanding of the characteristics of dyslexia and other types of word reading difficulties and instructional practices that will help students with these reading challenges become strong readers. READ MORE
Posted September 30, 2020
CORE is pleased to be the preferred training and support provider for the KeyPhonics easy and efficient technology-based screener and diagnostic test for grades 1 and up. CORE will provide users of the KeyPhonics system with training on how to administer the KeyPhonics screening and diagnostic measures, read and interpret the reports, make instructional and intervention decisions based on the data, and identify teacher professional support needs.
KeyPhonics measures the 12 most critical phonics patterns including 102 foundational phonics skills and provides comprehensive reports to help educators determine specific instructional and intervention needs at the student, class and grade levels. KeyPhonics is most effective when used in conjunction with CORE’s Assessing Reading: Multiple Measures.
Learn more about KeyPhonics and CORE’s support services in a short video featuring Dr. Michelle Hosp, a CORE advisory board member and scientific advisor at Reading Research, the creators of KeyPhonics.
Posted September 29, 2020
Science has shown that systematic, explicit instruction is the necessary foundation for all students, including those with word reading difficulties such as dyslexia, to become strong readers. If you want to build your knowledge of the science of reading and the five critical components of reading instruction, then watch this free on-demand webinar for a sneak peek inside the Online Elementary Reading Academy. READ MORE