Webinar Date & Time: Thursday, March 18 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. ET • 1:00–2:00 p.m. PT
Learning to decode is an important step in becoming an accurate and automatic reader. In this webinar you will be introduced to an effective decoding method called connected phonation. This instructional method helps emerging readers with the act of blending individual sounds in a word together to pronounce the whole word correctly. The connected phonation method teaches students to pronounce phonemes in words without breaking the speech stream before blending. READ MORE
Webinar Date & Time: Wednesday, March 10 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. ET • 1:00–2:00 p.m. PT
Improving student outcomes depends on the ability to efficiently obtain high-quality data that points directly to instruction. In this webinar, Drs. Michelle Hosp and Kelly Patrick will demonstrate how to quickly gather phonics data at the student, class, and grade levels. This data is essential to inform instruction to help all students become strong readers, especially those with word reading difficulties, including dyslexia. READ MORE
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In part three of a conversation with Pivot Learning, Linda Diamond — author of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook — shares how professional learning can help teachers improve outcomes for adolescents with word reading difficulties. Included with the video is a list of professional learning courses offered by CORE, a subsidiary of Pivot Learning, that build secondary educators’ knowledge of teaching reading.
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In part two of a conversation with Pivot Learning, Linda Diamond — author of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook — shares strategies she has found to be effective in engaging and motivating adolescents with word reading difficulties.