Supporting Students with Dyslexia: Early Identification and Effective Intervention
Watch this information-packed on-demand webinar featuring Dr. Jan Hasbrouck, author of the book Conquering Dyslexia. Dr. Hasbrouck unpacks the latest research on dyslexia and explain our current understanding of this neurobiological disorder.
Ensuring Adolescents with Word Reading Difficulties Benefit from Intensive Intervention
In this short video, Linda Diamond — author of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook — shares what’s needed to ensure students with low reading skills benefit and eventually exit from intensive intervention programs.
Why Educators Need Reading Assessment Data Now More Than Ever
Watch this 20-minute video to hear Pivot Learning and Drs. Michelle Hosp and Louisa Moats discuss why, even if remote learning is still occurring, educators need to continue to assess students’ reading skills. They provide recommendations to help ensure that remote reading assessments provide the data needed to guide instruction and close gaps.
The Importance of Professional Learning for Teachers of Adolescents with Word Reading Difficulties
It’s critical for secondary educators to have an understanding of how students learn to read and how to scaffold instruction to support adolescents with word reading difficulties so they can be successful in content areas. In this video, Linda Diamond — author of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook — shares how professional learning can help teachers improve outcomes for adolescents with word reading difficulties.
Strategies to Motivate Adolescents with Word Reading Difficulties
Adolescents with word reading difficulties who have not yet received effective intervention are very often discouraged and disengaged from school. Understandably so when they've yet to find success with reading. In part two of a conversation with Pivot Learning, Linda Diamond — author of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook — shares ways to engage adolescents and motivate them as they work to become strong readers.
Improving Outcomes for Adolescents with Word Reading Difficulties
Adolescents need strong reading skills in order to fully access content-area curricula and prepare for success after high school. Yet 30% of students in upper grades read below basic. In part one of a conversation with Pivot Learning, Linda Diamond — author of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook — shares some of the reasons why reading scores for adolescents have decreased since 2015 and provides recommendations to educators for effective intervention.
2 Ways to Adapt Partner Responses to Distance Learning
Partner responses may seem impossible when students are online and not sitting next to each other in a classroom but Dr. Anita Archer, author and beloved teacher of teachers, offers a few work arounds in a video conversation with Pivot Learning.