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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

Summer 2023: Professional Development for Literacy Educators and School Leaders

March 27, 2023 Center News

Make the most of your summer! Check out these literacy professional development opportunities.

Tags: Latest News

Playing with Letters, Sounds, and Words: Lessons Learned from Four Year-Olds

March 8, 2023 Cindy Downend, Associate Director of Literacy Programs

Cindy Downend, our associate director of primary literacy programs, highlights her experiences helping the earliest readers with letters and sounds.

What Is Textured Teaching and why is it important?

February 28, 2023 Lorena Escoto Germán, Educator & Author

In several states in the United States, talking about race and racism is currently restricted in one way or another. In the year 2023, not 1950. So how will those of us who are committed anti-biased and anti-racist teachers proceed? With conviction and vigor.

Make Room for Meaning: How Decoding and Meaning Go Hand-in-hand

February 24, 2023 Wendy Vaulton, Associate Director for Reading Recovery and Early Interventions

Research indicates that emergent readers need both code-based (phonics) and meaning-based (context) strategies to successfully solve the high volume of words needed to read English.

6 Tips for Effective Leveled Literacy Intervention Implementation

February 17, 2023 Nikki Drury, Literacy Trainer

With intentional planning, you can ensure Leveled Literacy Intervention instruction will have a powerful impact on student achievement.

Tags: Intervention

Upcoming Professional Development

August 2024– May 2025 (Virtual Schedule Below)

Grow Your Teaching of Writing: Yearlong Support Through Virtual Coaching  

Learn how to implement your yearlong writing curriculum by thinking and problem-solving with our faculty trainers and a cohort of teachers across the school year. Get ongoing, yearlong support through biweekly think-tank sessions and virtual coaching tailored to support your teaching of writing.

10:30am-3:30pm (EST) for first 3 days of training - additional times below

Leveled Literacy Intervention National Tutoring Scale-Up Model

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

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August 19-20, 2024

Introduction to Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

This 2-day training introduces a system for teaching students that creates authentic experiences in reading, thinking, talking, writing, and reflecting in all classroom settings.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
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