Writing and the Science of Reading

As schools and districts shift to evidence-based literacy practices, they need to attend to reading’s twin component in literacy instruction: writing. Research demonstrates that reading and writing are intimately connected […]

Foundations of the Science of Reading

The Science of Reading embodies over 40 years of research findings from multiple fields of study that shine a light on key fundamental principles of reading instruction. At The Reading […]

The Science of Reading

How the Brain Learns to Read and What It Means for Classroom Instruction

EXPERT: Denise Eide

This presentation will help you bridge the gap between the Science of Reading and practice. Together, we will translate the Science of Reading into practical ideas that you can implement in your classroom the next day.

Foundations of the Science of Reading

Choose from these dates:

September 21, 2022 | 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM (EST)
September 21, 2022 | 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM (EST)
September 22, 2022 | 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM (EST)

You may recognize the Simple View of Reading equation (Gough & Tunmer, 1986), but have you plugged in the numbers and talked about what it really means for different types of readers? You may have seen Scarborough’s Reading Rope (2001), but are the details etched in your long-term memory so you can use it as a lens for viewing instructional decisions? You may have heard of the Four-Part Processing Model for Word Recognition (Seidenberg & McClelland, 1989), but can you explain how it functions in skilled readers? Learn how to anchor these three principles into your literacy practice.

The Science of Reading 2.0: A Deeper Understanding

This session is designed to provide an update to some of the most recent studies that have contributed to the body of knowledge we call SOR and guidelines for implementing the newest–and best– guidance we have about teaching all our students to be successful readers and writers.

Right to Read Symposium

During this full-day professional learning opportunity, we will unpack the Ontario Human Right’s Commission’s Right to Read Inquiry’s recommendations, and discuss how to move forward together. This online symposium will feature both international and local experts who will share their knowledge, experience, and expertise regarding each of the areas related to the key recommendations.

Do This, NOT That: Teaching Reading, Not Guessing

Do This, NOT That: Instructional Practices for Breaking the Word Guessing Habit EXPERT: Kelli Johnson, B.Ed., M.S. DATE: Thursday, September 16, 2021 YouTube, Teachers Pay Teachers, and Instagram are filled with […]