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"The Science of Reading"

Your students need to be proficient readers in order to access all of the opportunity that is coming their way! Give them the tools to achieve success through the science of reading.

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"The Science of Reading"
"The Science of Reading"

Time & Location

Nov 01, 2022, 4:00 PM – Nov 22, 2022, 7:45 PM

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About the Event

Workshop Description:

No matter which content area or grade level you instruct, reading is an essential skill for all students in all classrooms. Your students need to be proficient readers in order to access all of the opportunity that is coming their way! Give them the tools to achieve success through the science of reading.

Reading is can be a difficult skill to teach. This workshop will provide you with the data, research and tools to become an expert in reading, the learning process, and literacy. You will gain a firm understanding of how reading is acquired as a skill and you will be able to use this knowledge to better implement instruction in the classroom.

Your students are all reading at different levels and have different reading skills. They have one thing in common- they will all benefit from the science of reading!

Summary:

Reading and literacy are skills that have lifelong impacts on your students. When students are equipped to be life-long proficient readers, they have access to personal, professional, and academic success and achievement. Teaching reading is a not an innate talent, but rather a learned skill. Teacher at all levels have the opportunity to positively promote student achievement by engage in the The Sceince of Reading.

This workshop will provide teachers with a comprehensive exploration of  research and evidence based strategies to promote and develop their students reading, literacy, and fluency skills. The Sceinceof Reading incorporates the scientific knowledge of the learning process, the development of literacy skills, and an in-depth understanding of how reading is a learned as a skill.

Teachers will gain a better understanding of the components of reading development including letter-sound knowledge, orthographic mapping, and phonic decoding. Teachers will be able to implement this knowledge in conjunction with structured literacy to intentional promote the reading strengths and skills of their students. This workshop will provide actionable strategies to transform reading instruction in the classroom by pairing scientific research and engaging instructional strategies to meet the needs of each student!

During this workshop, Teachers will:

  • Understand of the data based need for intentional reading instruction.
  • Engage with relevant scientific and neurological research about the development of reading skill and language acquisition.
  • Identify the components of the science of reading including letters and sounds, phonic decoding, orthographic mapping, and structured literacy.
  • Able to implement the science of reading and structured literacy to promote development of reading skills in the classroom.
  • Intentionally promote comprehension of high level and complex texts.
  • Construct data-driven assessment in order to identify lagging skills and modify reading instruction.
  • Plan multiple engaging instructional opportunities that implement the science of reading.

ONE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP OVER 4 MEETING DATES:

Tuesday, November 1, 8, 15 and 22nd

$40 Support Staff (non-licensed)

$60 NASA Members

$80 Non-NASA Members

Dr. Emma Gibbs

Dr. Emma Gibbs is a Strobel Education consultant who provides professional development for teachers. As an educational consultant, Dr. Gibbs strives to provide teachers the knowledge and tools they need to implement highly effective and student-centered instruction in their classroom.

Dr.Gibbs is a secondary and higher education English instructor from Central Kentucky. Dr. Gibbs earned her Bachelors's and Master's Degrees in English and Secondary Education from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Gibbs went on to earn her Doctorate in English Pedagogy with a K-12 Literacy specialization from Murray State University. Dr. Gibbs is an experienced teacher who has taught in the secondary and higher education classroom.

ALL are welcome, including anyone in a non-administrative position!

​Participants will earn 1 credit (15 hours) toward license renewal!

This workshop ALSO counts for step advancement in Clark, Washoe and most Nevada School Districts! & In CCSD, those in non-administrative licensed positions may count this workshop for license renewal AND ALSO 5 CUs for accrual - THOSE IN NON-ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

EARN BOTH!

(unlimited CUs in this category for those in non-administrative positions)

In CCSD, administrators and professional-technical administrators may count this workshop for license renewal OR 5 hours toward step- advancement - not both for

administrators.

(maximum of 30 hours per advancement cycle for administrators in this category)!

Washoe County participants will be required to also register for this course in "MyPGS" in order to receive in- service credit toward salary advancement.

Tickets

  • Support Staff - Non Licensed

    This ticket price is for support staff professionals only - that is non-licensed personnel like teacher aides, and non-licensed employees in educational support roles. Employment status will be verified after purchase.

    $40.00
    +$1.00 service fee
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  • NASA Members

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a NASA member. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate "NASA Member" rate! NASA membership will be verified after purchase.

    $60.00
    +$1.50 service fee
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  • Non-NASA Members

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a Non-NASA member and/or any individual that wishes to attend this workshop. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate!

    $80.00
    +$2.00 service fee
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