5 Essentials for Inspiring Young Learners with the Science of Reading

Recorded: Wednesday, January 10, 2024
1 hr
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In this edWebinar, discover how the science of reading can shape best practices and policies in your early childhood program, so that children develop a deep reading brain and are primed for success in elementary school.

Experts and authors at Teaching Strategies, a company focused solely on early learning for more than 45 years, will be joined by Hechinger Report and Atlanta Speech Schools to review what the science of reading is and what it is not, discuss practical, easy-to-implement, research-based guidance for effectively and intentionally supporting young children’s language development and literacy learning, to best prepare them for success in kindergarten and beyond. Presenters will share five essentials for Science of Reading success for early learners, including:

  1. Promoting functional literacy through studies
  2. Playing with pre-reading skills
  3. Teaching intentional literacy experiences
  4. Offering meaningful book discussions
  5. Inspiring families with modeled literacy moments

This edWebinar will be of interest to PreK-3 teachers and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

Nicol Russell, Ed.D.
Vice President, Implementation Research
Teaching Strategies
Ryan Lee-James, PhD, CCC-SLP
Chief Academic Officer, Atlanta Speech School
Director, Rollins Center
Jackie Mader
Author, Early Ed Newsletter
Hechinger Report
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