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.
Students with word reading difficulties, including dyslexia, require explicit, systematic, evidence-based instruction and intervention — whether learning remotely or in a classroom. Use our free virtual lesson planning template to modify phonological awareness activities, phonic decoding, and practice with connected text for a remote learning format.
Learn how to use the template, and receive other advice for presenting intervention virtually, in an hour-long video featuring Dr. Carrie Thomas Beck, former Dyslexia Specialist for the Oregon Department of Education and CORE’s* Director of Literacy.
During the 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