2 Day Seminars
IN-PERSON COURSE LOGISTICS
Reading fluency involves the ability to read with automaticity, accuracy, and appropriate expression in order to attain reading comprehension. It is considered a critical component of reading according to the National Reading Panel and Common Core State Standards. In this interactive, practical, 2-day seminar, teachers will explore the components of reading fluency, diagnose student performance on oral reading tasks, learn to prescribe appropriate instructional routines to improve fluency outcomes, and build the vital connection between fluent reading and comprehension.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators who work with all grade levels.
Materials will be provided on-site.
GRADUATE CREDIT OPTION
Participants may elect to add 1 graduate credit to this course. Graduate credit is an additional $125 and is granted by Colorado State University-Pueblo.
1 Optional Graduate Credit
|July 13-14, 2023
8:30am - 3:00pm
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Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Paul Howard has served as the assistant early literacy department head at Landmark High School since 2015. He is trained in the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing (LiPS), Seeing Stars, and Visualizing and Verbalizing Programs by Patricia and Phyllis Lindamood and Nancy Bell, as well as the LETRS approach to reading instruction by Louisa Moats and Carol Tolman. Paul has taught language arts classes and one-to-one literacy tutorials at Landmark since 2007. He graduated from Gordon College with a bachelor’s degree in English language and literature. Paul holds a master’s of science in Moderate Special Education from Simmons University and is a professionally licensed special education teacher. He has taught courses on the Foundations of Reading and on Integrated Word Study both online and in person for Landmark Outreach.