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.
Assessment & Evaluation
As educational practices become more centered around the Science of Reading, it can be difficult to know how to shift IEP goals to reflect the evidence-based practices used in instruction. Learn how to write IEP goals that are clearly aligned to the Science of Reading benefits everyone: students, families, and educators.
Participants will learn how to administer a comprehensive diagnostic assessment that can be used as a universal assessment for students in grades K–2. This assessment battery can also be used with struggling readers to determine a starting place for OG instruction and ongoing progress monitoring.
This interactive course is designed for anyone wanting to learn more about reading and writing assessment. It will focus on issues related to the assessment of reading, spelling, and writing—including identifying early signs of trouble, diagnosing dyslexia and dysgraphia, and communicating test results to parents and other educators.
A convenient four-day series of live virtual seminars that will deepen your knowledge of assessment and help you gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of testing. Join nationally recognized assessment expert, Dr. Melissa Farrall, for a series of case-study investigations that will serve as a vehicle for learning about assessing student strengths and weaknesses, determining interventions, linking assessment data to instruction, and building effective strategies to support all students.
Learn practical strategies for how to analyze student data through case studies and how to respond instructionally based on student strengths and areas of need. Join nationally recognized assessment expert Dr. Melissa Farrall for a series of workshops on assessing student strengths and areas of need, determining interventions, linking assessment data to instruction, and identifying how to respond instructionally with evidence-based strategies.