Tips and Tricks for Presenting Intervention Virtually for Students with Word Reading Difficulties
By Emily Sumner
Published September 29, 2020
This is the second 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.
Many educators are building their skills to be effective in remote learning environments and want to know how to meet the needs of all their students. Students with word reading difficulties, including dyslexia, require explicit, systematic, evidence-based instruction and intervention. This hour-long video provides educators with tips and tricks for how to continue presenting high-quality reading interventions virtually. To ensure intervention focuses on a formula for word reading success, participants will learn methods for how to present phonological awareness, phonic decoding and text reading activities in a virtual learning format.
In this hour-long video, Dr. Thomas Beck:
Reviews the instructional components needed to promote word reading success
Shares general tips for scheduling and planning virtual lessons including determining length of sessions, grouping students, gathering materials, setting expectations, and maximizing student participation
Identifies specific strategies to teach phonological awareness activities, phonic decoding, and provide practice with connected text in a virtual format
Demonstrates how to use a free, downloadable virtual lesson planning template to assist with daily preparation of online lessons