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.