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Poetry in the Age of Science of Reading

June 9, 2023 Tim Rasinski, Professor of Literacy Education, Kent State University

Poetry and other rhythmical texts offer unique advantages and opportunities for teachers and children in reading instruction.

Tags: Teaching

The Coaching Notebook: Your Important End of Year Reflection Tool

June 6, 2023 Linda Murphy, Associate Director of Literacy Programs

A coaching notebook is a powerful reflection tool to consider the year’s accomplishments and determine goals for the upcoming school year.

Embracing the Sciences of Reading: What Every Literacy Teacher Needs to Know

May 2, 2023 Irene Fountas

A foundational expectation for every literacy teacher is a strong understanding of the content of the alphabetic system.

Tags: Teaching

Good and Beautiful and Kind

April 14, 2023 Afrika Afeni Mills, Education Consultant & Author

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series featured speaker Afrika Afeni Mills highlights how characters on screen and paper broadened her perspective.

Summer 2023: Online Graduate Courses

April 6, 2023 Summer 2023 Online Graduate Courses

Take advantage of the summer to enhance your career and literacy expertise!

Tags: Latest News

Three Ways Coaches Can Support Teacher Planning

April 3, 2023 Nikki Drury, Literacy Trainer

Improve teacher decision making through three key coaching moves.

Tags: Coaching

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!
May 6, 2024

Kids, Books, and Anti-Racism Series: Vivian Vasquez

Join us for the third event in our 2024 Kids, Books, and Anti-Racism series!

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Register for this individual workshop or all of the series!
April 10-11, 2024

Joyful Writing in Pre-K: Fostering Young Writers

In this 2-day institute for early literacy educators, learn how to bring playful engagement together with oral language and foundational literacy learning to foster young children’s understanding of writing across the day.

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

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Open for Registration!

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