Literacy Success for Struggling Readers: Strategies that Work

Date of broadcast: Wed, 02/28/18

Without the right intervention tools, it’s nearly impossible to turn a struggling reader into a grade-level success. But with the right program in place, combined with effective teaching strategies, extensive gains for struggling readers in comprehension, fluency and spelling are attainable in any district.

Attend this web seminar to learn some best practices for fostering the literacy skills of your struggling readers, as well as what to look for to ensure that a reading intervention program will take your struggling readers to new levels of literacy success.

The principal of an innovative middle school in the Vista USD in California and an education researcher will outline a number of research-based strategies for literacy learning, and demonstrate how LANGUAGE! Live, a comprehensive blended learning solution for struggling readers in grades 5-12, helps students typically gain two years’ growth in a single year.

Topics will include:

    • The importance of content and strategies supported by research-based instruction
    • How to effectively implement a new reading program
    • Ways to gather data and measure results

Scheduled speakers:

Alisa Dorman
V.P. of Research and Product Effectiveness
Voyager Sopris Learning
Former Executive Director
Office of Literacy, Colorado Department of Education

Steven Bailey
Principal, Madison Middle School
Vista USD (Calif.)

Who will benefit: Administrators interested in literacy and supporting struggling readers. Anyone may attend.