The Reading League Science of Reading

How Spelling Informs Reading Instruction

Do you have students who can decode relatively well but struggle to spell correctly? Join us as we welcome Dr. Shelley Blackwell to discuss how the reading brain learns to spell and how to analyze spelling errors to direct instruction. Evidence-based instruction ideas and interventions will be provided to use at all tiers of spelling instruction.

Free

SoR Experts Explain: Teaching Word Recognition Skills

The science of reading is not just about word recognition skills, but efficient word recognition is critical to fluent reading and reading comprehension. Join Brooklyn College (CUNY) associate professor, Dr. Katie Pace Miles, for an overview of what teachers need to know and do to teach these foundational reading skills.

Free

Family Literacy Engagement and School-Based Literacy Plans

Calling all Louisiana schools...Dinner is served! Explore the Family Literacy Engagement Menu which encompasses vital aspects of creating a Science of Reading aligned School-Based Literacy Plan and its components. This presentation delves into family literacy engagement and the significance of a robust literacy engagement plan for fostering family involvement for district personnel, principals, teachers, families, and community stakeholders. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the concept of Family Literacy Engagement and its transformative impact on educational environments.
Presenters are: Monique Jolla, Director of Family & Community Initiatives and Miranda Gremillion, Literacy Engagement Specialist

Free

IN: Until Everyone Can Read Summit

You are invited to the 2023 Until Everyone Can Read symposium. The symposium will be held at Marian University on September 23, 2023 and is a collaborative effort of not-for-profit organizations that include the Dyslexia Institute of Indiana, International Dyslexia Association-Indiana, Decoding Dyslexia-Indiana, The Reading League Indiana, Marian University and the PATINS Project.

$75 – $125

The Teacher’s Lounge

This is your chance to bring your questions for informal discussion around implementing the science of reading in the classroom.

Free

Turning the Tide Gathering in Brookfield, WI

Join us for our second annual gathering! Emily Hanford kicks off the day with the story of her journey into the science of reading, followed by Laura Stewart, Heidi Anne Mesmer, Michelle Elia, and Shauna Cotte addressing models of reading, spelling, morphology, and early writing. We end the day with a screening of The Right to Read film. Attend in-person or via live stream! Click here for more information and a link to registration.

The Writing Rope

Writing Rope creator Joan Sedita from Keys to Literacy provides an overview and answers questions about explicit writing instruction.

Free

Dyslexia Testing and Intervention

The Reading League Kansas brings you: Dyslexia - Linking Assessment and Intervention. Our presenter is Dr. Sheila Clonan, a New York State Psychologist and certified School Psychologist. She received her Ph.D. from Syracuse University and was a school psychologist before leaving to direct the Syracuse University Reading Research Project.

Free

The Truth About Reading screening

Please join The Reading League New York at The Churchill School and Center for a free screening of The Truth About Reading and stay for a panel discussion afterwards. Sponsored by Lexia.

Free

7 Mighty Moves with Lindsay Kemeny

Join us for a conversation with Lindsay Kemeny as she shares highlights from her book, 7 Might Moves: Research-Backed, Classroom-Tested Strategies to Ensure K to 3 Reading Success. Gather with like-minded educators to learn some new strategies and walk away with great ideas to implement in your classroom.

Free

Structured Literacy for Multilingual Learners

Structured Literacy is a comprehensive and evidence-based approach for literacy instruction that is based upon language skills and the need to connect oral and written language to enable literacy. It includes foundational skills of reading and writing in addition to the development of oral language and comprehension. In this joint session co-presented by Dr Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan and Dr. Claude Goldenberg, evidence-based practices for the successful development of literacy among English learners will be described. To begin the session, Dr Goldenberg will discuss critical differences between oral and written language and the implications for instruction for ELs / emergent bilinguals; Dr Cárdenas-Hagan will discuss screening, progress monitoring, and instruction at Tiers 1, 2, and 3. Demonstration of effective literacy instruction for English learners that builds upon first language and literacy knowledge for the development of second language literacy will be modeled. Following their presentations, the speakers will engage in a facilitated conversation about structured literacy and assessment for multilingual learners, with plenty of time for audience questions.

Free

Teachers’ Lounge

This is your chance to bring your questions for informal discussion around implementing the science of reading in the classroom.

Free
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