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The science of reading is an ever-growing body of research from cognitive scientists and neuroscientists, educational psychologists, researchers and professionals, and developmental scientists that explains and analyzes how the brain learns to read. The human brain was not wired for reading; it is not an innate skill that develops naturally like listening and speaking. Instead, reading must be taught through an explicit, multimodal approach. This 1-day workshop will provide an overview of the science of reading and how the key takeaways should impact reading instruction.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators who work with all grade levels.
Materials will be provided electronically.
|July 11, 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.
Kristine began working at Landmark High School in 2010 as a language arts tutorial teacher after having earned her bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College. She has since earned her master’s degree in special education from Simmons University and a master’s degree in education from Endicott College with a focus on Reading & Literacy. She now also holds a Reading Specialist License. Since 2014, Kristine has taught courses through Landmark Outreach related to Reading Instruction, Executive Function and Assistive and Educational Technology and supporting students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities. She also researched and compiled topics for the monthly Free Landmark Teaching Strategies related to the use and role of technology in the classroom, working memory, processing speed, the Collaborative Strategic Reading approach, and supporting students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities. She currently heads the reading department, in addition to teaching two small group classes in that department.