Intended audience: Professional Educators, Administrators, Teachers, Reading and Dyslexia Specialists, Literacy Coaches, School Psychologists, Intervention Specialists, Parents
Following this duel impact workshop participants will:
Understanding, Assessing, and Teaching Our Students with Dyslexia
Know the current research on dyslexia.
Learn a research-based definition of dyslexia.
Understand how characteristics of dyslexia can be identified even in very young children and the reason why early identification and intervention is so important.
Know instructional processes and content that address the challenges of dyslexia.
Know a wide variety of resources and organizations to support children with dyslexia and their families.
Content is based on the professional development book: Conquering Dyslexia (June 2020) by Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D. https://www.benchmarkeducation.com/professional-learning/pdessentials.html
Reading FAST or Reading WELL? Let’s Take Another Look at Fluency
Understand and be able to define reading fluency (both the fluency components of accuracy, rate, and expression/prosody and fluency mechanics).
Understand how fluency develops in progressions from the earliest stages of reading acquisition.
Understand the role that fluency plays in literacy achievement.
Understand how to correctly interpret the role of oral reading fluency (ORF) assessments for benchmark/screening and progress monitoring.
Know how to determine a student’s reading fluency level.
Know research-supported components for effective instruction and intervention for reading fluency for all students.
Content is based on the book: Reading Fluency: Understand, Assess, Teach: PROFESSIONAL LEARNING GUIDE (2019) by Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D. and Deborah Glaser, Ed.D.