Virtual 2 Day Seminars
If you sign up for this section, you are signing up for a virtual section. There are a limited in-person spaces for this course. If you want to take the course in-person, you must register for the in-person section so we can ensure social distancing.
The content for the virtual section and in-person section is the same.
Basic reading skills (phonological awareness, decoding, and fluency) are essential to academic achievement. Within each area, there are many subskills and patterns that may determine a specific direction for instruction. This course will look at each component of basic reading through the lense of assessment to help determine appropriate interventions. For each area of reading, there will be review of formal assessments (e.g., CTOPP-2, WIAT-III, KTEA-3, GORT-5) and informal assessment tools (e.g., aimswebPlus, teacher-generated assessments). After reviewing testing, case studies will be used to guide a discussion around developing long-term and daily lesson plans to address student needs.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators at the elementary and middle school levels.
In addition to a computer or laptop, we ask that participants have a textbook/materials that they will use with students for the application portions of the seminar. This will facilitate participants’ ability to see how the skills apply to their own curriculum.
Optional graduate credit for an additional fee of $125
|July 21-22, 2021
8:30am - 3:00pm Eastern
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Meghan is the reading supervisor, testing coordinator, and an academic advisor at Landmark’s Elementary•Middle School. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Macalester College and a master’s degree in special education from Simmons College. Meghan has taught a variety of subjects during her time at Landmark.