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Free Webinar: Assessment and Intervention in Light of Understanding the Nature of Reading Difficulties

Free Webinar: Assessment and Intervention in Light of Understanding the Nature of Reading Difficulties

Understanding how word-level reading develops and why some students struggle are valuable starting points for planning reading instruction and interventions. Knowing this puts educators in a good position to determine what aspect(s) of the reading process may be creating difficulties for children. This in turn, enables educators to provide...

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On-Demand Webinar: The Challenges of Language and Reading for Low Income African American Children Who Speak Dialect

On-Demand Webinar: The Challenges of Language and Reading for Low Income African American Children Who Speak Dialect

While the impacts of poverty on academic achievement are widely known, dialect also plays a significant and unrecognized role in the reading achievement of millions of children. Just like students whose native language is Spanish or Amharic, students who speak the dialect known as African-American English (AAE) face obstacles to becoming proficient...

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