Original airdate: Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 2:00 pm ET
Speaker: Dr. Louise Spear-Swerling Professor Emerita, Special Education
Southern Connecticut State University Author, Structured Literacy Interventions
The term “Structured Literacy” (SL) was coined by the International Dyslexia Association and is defined as the application of the science of reading in classroom practice. SL approaches to teaching reading are especially important and effective for struggling readers.
Watch this recent webinar with literacy expert and author Dr. Louise Spear-Swerling to learn more about the value of SL, its key features, and how SL approaches differ from non-SL approaches that are more commonly used to teach reading.
Viewers will gain:
- Specific examples of how SL approaches differ from non-SL approaches for teaching reading
- An understanding of research-based intervention activities or programs for poor decoders
- An understanding of research-based intervention activities or programs for students with poor comprehension