Reading for Meaning with Read Live
Learn how to develop fluency, support vocabulary and promote comprehension by combining the powerful, research-based strategies of teacher modeling, repeated reading, and progress monitoring by using the web-based individualized reading intervention program. The presenter will use a power point presentation, hands-on activities, simulated classroom fluency lesson to achieve the following objectives: 1. Understand the role of fluency in overall reading proficiency.
2. Understand how to identify students who are at risk for reading failure.
3. Learn how three research-based strategies have been developed into a series of steps that improve fluency, support comprehension in developing readers - and learn why each step is critical to achieve maximum results.
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During her years in education, Dr. Whaley has focused on the importance of reading and literacy as a foundation for all learning. Along with supporting educators in an administrative role as a campus administrator and an instructional coach, she has had the privilege of teaching in pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade classrooms as well as in undergraduate and graduate classrooms at the university level.
From her first exposure to the Read Naturally strategies, Dr. Whaley knew the program had a great ability to affect students’ reading skills. She appreciates how the Read Naturally strategies motivate students and successfully address the specific reading needs of students of varied backgrounds and levels.