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The ABCs of Using Assessment Data to Target Phonics Instruction
Improving student outcomes depends on the ability to efficiently obtain high-quality data that points directly to instruction. In this webinar, Dr. Michelle Hosp and Dr. Kelly Patrick 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.
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.
The term “Science of Reading” has been used more and more over the past several years but with varying meanings and misconceptions. On February 3, 2021 “The Science of Reading: A Defining Movement” – a coalition of educators, policymakers, education advocates, and academics – launched a common definition of the Science of Reading.
MTSS: Designing and Implementing Interventions for Mathematics Learning
MTSS is a data-driven prevention framework that uses screening and progress monitoring assessments to identify and support the individual learning needs of students. But how can MTSS be used specifically to improve learning outcomes in mathematics? Watch this on-demand webinar to deepen your understanding of MTSS and its application in math instruction to ensure all learners have equitable opportunities for success.
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.
High-quality instructional materials are one of the key levers for increasing outcomes for all students. Our Curriculum Implementation Project Planning Toolkit provides a roadmap and resources to implement curricula effectively and ensure instructional equity.
Using the Science of Reading to Improve Literacy Instruction for English Learners
Learning to read and developing as a reader is more complicated in a language you are simultaneously learning to speak and understand than in a language you already know well orally. This is one of the most significant challenges faced by millions of English learners (ELs) who are not in bilingual programs, as well as by their teachers. During this recorded webinar Dr. Claude Goldenberg shares how the science of reading can be applied to teaching ELs to read and write in English.
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.