Understanding the Influence of Linguistic Variation on Reading: Implications for Teaching
TIME: Monday, March 14, 2022; 6:30 am – 1:30 pm MST
Moderator: Dr. Julie Washington
This symposium features 4 important speakers: Dr. Linnea Ehri, Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan, Ph.D., Resha Conroy, M.S., M.PA, and Kareem Weaver, M.Psych. They will draw on their remarkable range and breadth of work to discuss the research on the factors of linguistic variation such as socio-economics, cultural differences, English language learning and others, and how to address those differences during reading instruction for equitable literacy experiences in the classroom.
This symposium is presented by the AIM Institute for Learning & Research® which was created as a center for educational excellence and professional development disseminating to educators the latest research, technology, and best practices in the fields of literacy and language-based learning disabilities including dyslexia. AIM is an education partner in the Haskins Global Literacy Hub with Haskins Laboratories, formally affiliated with University of Connecticut and Yale University. AIM is leading the way in evidence-based strategies for student success and empowers teachers with evidence-based knowledge and practice grounded in the Science of Reading so that they can achieve the best outcomes for students.
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