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Teaching Systematic and Differentiated Word Study During Guided Reading

Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Reading instruction

Presented by Jan Richardson, Ph.D., Author, Education Consultant, and Reading Specialist; and Michèle Dufresne, Ed.D., Author and Literacy Consultant

Sponsored by Scholastic Education

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Increase the power of your guided reading lessons by including short, developmentally appropriate word study activities that are based on student assessments and linked to the guided reading texts.

Guided reading experts Jan Richardson and Michèle Dufresne provide clear, concise, and practical instructions and resources for planning and teaching word study and phonics lessons. Watch this edWebinar to learn how students solve words, how to assess what students know and need to learn next, and what sequence, materials, and activities to use to help students become proficient word solvers and independent readers.

This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to teachers of elementary grade levels.


Jan RichardsonAbout the Presenters

Jan Richardson, Ph.D., is an author and education consultant. She has transformed guided reading for tens of thousands of teachers and students across North America. She works with schools and districts, helping educators understand what’s needed to ensure that every student succeeds in reading. Jan’s work is informed by her experience as a reading specialist, a Reading Recovery® teacher leader, a staff developer, and a teacher of every grade K–12.


Michele DufresneMichèle Dufresne, Ed.D., is an author and literacy consultant. She is a former Reading Recovery® teacher leader and literacy specialist who turned her commitment to teaching children to read into the focus of her writing, speaking, and staff development. She is the bestselling author of the Bella and Rosie series and many other K–6 fiction and nonfiction books used by teachers nationally and internationally.


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Monday, March 30, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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