Join Carla and David Kilpatrick as they discuss the following:
- What the research has taught us about how the brain learns to read
- Why phonemic awareness is crucial as a foundation skill
- What is orthographic mapping and how does this process work
- Recommendations for classroom teachers who want to be able to ensure every student under their watch is literate.
David A. Kilpatrick, PhD is a professor of psychology for the State University of New York College at Cortland. He is a New York State certified school psychologist with 28 years experience in schools. He has been teaching courses in learning disabilities and educational psychology since 1994. David is a reading researcher and the author of two books on reading, Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, and Equipped for Reading Success, and is a co-editor of a third, Reading Development and Difficulties: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice.