The Science of Reading does include comprehension! Explore what reading comprehension is, why it matters, and how to incorporate instructional practices based in the Science of Reading to support comprehension.
No two brains are the same. All great minds learn differently, yet we all live in the same world. This presentation is designed to give professionals an opportunity to learn about how to teach social cognition within a neurodiversity-affirming framework.
Teaching reading is rocket science! What are the inner workings of the mind, and how do they enable reading comprehension? Participants will learn about the processes that comprise executive function, how they are measured, and how they relate to reading comprehension and instruction.
Deepen your understanding of English orthography—the conventions and rules of our writing system, including spelling. Appropriate for teachers, parents, and even teenagers curious about the “rules” behind some English spellings, this lively two-hour virtual workshop will cover the seven spelling rules and how to teach them in the early elementary grades. It will also address basic principles of direct and explicit spelling instruction that maximize learning opportunities for elementary students.
Abby Roy, School Psychologist, shares practical strategies to help parents (and teachers!) know what to say and do to help children manage frustration, think flexibly, and learn the self-regulation skills they need to be happy and healthy. Together, we can be the parents we wish to be for our children.