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Strategies to Improve Adolescent Reading Proficiency: How to Identify and Address Why Students Struggle
Wednesday March 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Suzanne Carreker, CALT-QI, Principal Educational Content Lead, Lexia Learning
Sponsored by Lexia Learning
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In this edWebinar, Dr. Suzanne Carreker, CALT-QI, discusses why 66% of eighth-grade students in the United States cannot read proficiently and what educators can do right now to combat this crisis. Dr. Carreker uses the Simple View of Reading to explain why identifying and addressing the diverse needs of non-proficiency can be incredibly complex—but not impossible with the right tools.
This recorded presentation will be of interest to middle and high school teachers, school and district leaders, technology coordinators, Title I coordinators, literacy specialists, and interventionists.
About the Presenters
Dr. Suzanne Carreker, CALT-QI is the principal educational content lead at Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Company. Dr. Carreker is the recipient of the 2018 International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Margaret Byrd Rawson Lifetime Achievement Award, and the HBIDA Nancy LaFevers Community Service Award for her contributions to students with dyslexia and other related learning differences.
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Lexia Learning, A Rosetta Stone Company, is one of the most highly respected reading technology companies in the world. Founded more than 30 years ago, Lexia’s research-proven instructional and assessment programs are now used by millions of students across the world.