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Dyslexia 101: A conversation with Literacy How. Access the recording here: Dyslexia 101 Handout here: Parent Resources for Dyslexia.
See all the different elements of reading that Nursery Rhymes can teach! Webinar: Nursery Rhymes Handout: Nursery Rhyme Shared Reading Plans & Template (5 days) (1)
All in One: Applying the Literacy How Reading Wheel to One Book Instruction
In this interactive webinar, Literacy How mentor Elke Blanchard demonstrates how to incorporate all components of comprehensive literacy instruction using ONE book. The lessons follow the sections of the Literacy How reading wheel showing how all segments are...
SOR for Administrators
The Literacy How Professional Learning Series: What Every administrator needs to know about the science of reading This free webinar with Literacy How president, Margie Gillis, and Mentor, Wendy North will explain why every administrator needs to have a...
Professional Learning Series: Vocabulary
Watch our free professional learning webinar focusing on vocabulary. Learn our evidence-based methods for teaching reading!
Professional Learning Series: Syntax
Watch our free professional learning series webinar focusing on syntax. Learn our evidence-based methods for teaching reading!
Professional Learning Series: Phonemic Awareness & Phonics
Watch our Professional Learning Series video focusing on phonemic awareness and phonics. Learn our evidence-based methods!
Professional Learning Series: Comprehension
Join our free webinar 3/9/21 focusing on comprehension. Learn our evidence-based methods for teaching reading!
The Literacy How Professional Learning Series: Closing The Opportunity Gap in America
In this webinar you will learn the proven and tested Literacy How approach to promoting literacy via phonemic awareness, phonics, syntax, vocabulary, & comprehension
We invite you to read our newsletters.
Newsletter: Reading Evaluations
How can a comprehensive reading evaluation help your struggling reader? Find out here Newsletter: Reading Evaluations
Newsletter: Our Coaching Model
At a time when increasing numbers of children are failing to meet reading benchmarks, we are committed more than ever to our work. Our mentors impart evidence-based reading research and best methods for classroom instruction. That is WHAT we do.
Newsletter: The Importance of Syntax
As the summer of 2022 winds down, we hope you have all had time to rest and recharge. At Literacy How, we have been preparing for the new school year with an added sense of urgency. As we learned about our state’s (CT) SBAC scores several weeks ago, we feel more...
Newsletter: Reading Comprehension
Comprehension is the ability to make meaning. It is much more than a collection of skills and strategies that students apply to text. It requires metacognitive skills, vocabulary, background knowledge, and verbal reasoning ability. Literacy How Newsletter - June...
Vocabulary refers to the body of words and their meanings that students must understand to comprehend text. Vocabulary knowledge is one of the strongest predictors of reading comprehension. Newsletter- Vocabulary
Morphology is the study of meaningful units of language, called morphemes, and how they are combined in forming words. Read our newsletter here Newsletter: Morphology
Syntax, a linguist’s word for sentence structures, is the rule system that governs how words and phrases are arranged into clauses and sentences. Grammar, though related, is not the same as syntax. It has to do with the function (i.e., role) of words and phrases in a...
This month, our newsletter will explore Fluency. We view fluency as essential to all aspects of literacy development. Fluent (i.e., automatic) performances in both discrete and complex literacy tasks are the mark of proficient readers and writers. Read Newsletter...
Last month's newsletter focused on Phonics and this month we will dive more deeply into Spelling. Spelling, also referred to as encoding, is reciprocal to decoding. Spelling turns speech into writing (i.e., speech-to-print). In order to spell, we must first hear the...
Our newsletter this month covers Phonics. Phonics is the study and use of sound/spelling correspondences and syllable patterns to help students read (decode) and spell (encode). Phonics is the ability to link spoken sounds to the letter or letter combinations that...