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March 16 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am

Don’t Stop Making Sense: Orchestrating Word-Solving with Meaning (Webinar)

Learn how to refine your reading instruction by supporting children’s decoding skills and their use of meaning to read with accuracy and fluency.

Start your Saturday morning with a 90-minute discussion of how you can support accurate, efficient, and independent reading by helping students use decoding and meaning to monitor their own reading.

Saturday, March 16, 2024
10:00-11:30am EST
Number of Days:
Grade Levels:
Literacy Teaching
  • Literacy Coaches & Teacher Leaders
  • Classroom Teachers & Interventionists
Earn 1.5 PD Hours. Please note: In order to receive your credits, you must attend the entire 90-minute webinar.
$39: Recording will be available for 5 days after the webinar.
Course Description & Outcomes
Payment & Policies


Decades of research provides evidence that word solving and meaning-making go hand in hand. Spend part of your Saturday morning considering how to support both decoding and meaning-making for readers.


  • Review decades of evidence related to the role of meaning-making in word-solving
  • Examine the role of meaning-making in orthographic mapping and vocabulary building
  • Learn instructional moves to support efficient use of meaning in reading in coordination with word solving

You will earn 1.5 professional development hours for this training. Please note: In order to receive your credits, you must attend the entire 90-minute webinar. Recordings will be available for 5 days starting on Monday, March 18.

Wendy Vaulton, Associate Director for Reading Recovery & Early Interventions Headshot of Wendy Vaulton

Wendy Vaulton is the Associate Director for Reading Recovery and Early Interventions at Lesley University’s Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative. Wendy serves as the Center’s Reading Recovery trainer, supporting teacher leaders in five states. She has experience as an educational researcher, professional developer, and teacher of Reading Recovery. Wendy’s recent research interests include the capacity of improvement science to support systematic, data-informed decision-making for all levels of educational improvement.


Only credit cards will be accepted for individual payments. If you are looking to send a group that may require a purchase order (PO), please email

Refund Policy

Refunds will not be issued.

Registration Deadline

The registration portal closes on Saturday, March 16 at 9:00am (EST).

Certificates of Attendance

Only registered participants will receive a certificate of attendance for their participation by completing an insight form, which will be provided to participants at the end of the event. Please allow our team 1-2 weeks to process your certificate.

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