Consulting & Training

Literacy How’s experienced Mentors deliver
evidence-based content knowledge and practices for general education and special education teachers

Structured literacy series for tier 1 instruction

A series of one-day workshops on each core component of comprehensive literacy instruction  from  Oral Language through Comprehension.

Structured Literacy series for tier 2/3 and specialized instruction

An IDA-aligned, 30-hr Structured Literacy ™  Series for teaching all students, including those with specific learning disabilities (SLD)/dyslexia.

Customized Training Options

We customize trainings, workshops, presentations, and coaching based on your needs and our expertise. We also offer online courses for teachers and administrators. 

Literacy and Coaching Support in Your School

Coaching is the key to transforming literacy instruction. Literacy How embed Mentors who provide this essential coaching and training to translate the science of reading into practice. They teach teachers how to strategically implement, reflect upon, and refine their instruction. 

Our Mentors impart evidence-based reading research and best methods for classroom literacy instruction. They work within the context of your existing literacy programs, including Guided Reading, Readers & Writers Workshop, and other core reading programs.

Literacy How Online Courses

Registration is open for our online course Syntax: Essential for Reading Comprehension and Written Expression. The course should take between 3-4 hours to complete; students will have 60 days to finish the course, access the material and receive a completion certificate.

This online course is not just a presentation of theory or research, but it relies on thorough engagement and practice. To get the most of the material, those taking the course are encouraged to do the readings, engage in discussions, practice activities, and generally use the material to prepare and enrich their interactions with students. 

Register today and purchase your companion book in advance!

Literacy How Professional Learning Series

The Literacy How Professional Learning Series translates the latest reading research into how-to instruction. The Knowledge to Practice book Series—Phonemic Awareness and Phonics, Syntax, Vocabulary, and Comprehension—is based on the current and comprehensive Literacy How reading model. It draws upon the authors’ decades of expertise and experience working with thousands of general and special education teachers. The Series emphasizes Pre-K-3rd grade conceptual and skill development. Teachers of older emerging or struggling readers will also find these tools useful.

Phonemic Awareness and Phonics—the keys to breaking the code!

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Syntax is essential—even for beginning readers!

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Vocabulary knowledge is essential for effective comprehension!

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Comprehension is the goal of reading—even for beginning readers!

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