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Ensuring Strong Reading Skills for Grades 3-6

December 15, 2023 Nikki Drury, Literacy Trainer

Foundational skill learning does not end in primary grades. Students in grades 3-6 require ongoing instruction in phonics, spelling and word study.

Tags: Teaching

Our Top Posts from 2023

December 8, 2023 Center News

As the year winds to a close, let’s pause and reflect on the wealth of learning and collaboration that has enriched our Center in 2023. Check out these standout blog posts!

Spring 2024: 8-Week Online Graduate Courses

December 1, 2023 Spring 2024 Online Offerings

Stay cozy this spring and improve your career with an online course, where you can learn at your convenience.

Tags: Latest News

Three Reasons Why a Writer’s Notebook is an Important Tool for Writers

October 16, 2023 Linda Murphy, Associate Director of Literacy Programs

Encouraging your students to keep a writer’s notebook can nourish their informational and literary writing all year.

Tags: Teaching

Inviting Writers Into the Process: Three Strategies for Increasing Access 

October 13, 2023 Melanie Meehan, Author & Elementary Writing Coordinator

Author & Elementary Writing Coordinator Melanie Meehan explains how she makes the writing process more accessible to students who are struggling.

Tags: Teaching

Trusting Emergent Readers

October 10, 2023 Hannah Schneewind & Jennifer Scoggin, Literacy Consultants

Literacy consultants Hannah Schneewind & Jennifer Scoggin discuss the importance of developing students’ reading identities.

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Upcoming Professional Development

Leveled Literacy Intervention National Tutoring Scale-Up Model

Support readers and writers to make literacy progress in 12–18 weeks.

Featured on the National Proven Tutoring Website!
October 8-10 and December 3-5, 2024

Leveled Literacy Intervention in Grades 3-8

Learn how to teach small-group, supplementary literacy intervention to accelerate learning for the lowest-achieving students in grades 3-8.

 10:00 am -12:30 pm & 1:30- 4:00 pm (EST)
Open for Registration!
October 8-10 and December 3-5, 2024

Leveled Literacy Intervention in Grades K-2

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach a highly structured, evidence-based small-group intervention for students in grades K–2.

Register to participate in-person at Lesley University or virtually!

 10:00 am -12:30 pm & 1:30 - 4:00 pm (EST)
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