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Making Phonics Instruction More Meaningful and Effective
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Wiley Blevins, Ed.M., Author and Literacy Expert, Benchmark Education
Sponsored by Benchmark Education
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Learn new ways to engage students in developing and applying phonics skills throughout the school day and across the curriculum. Phonics expert Wiley Blevins explains how to combine systematic instruction, based on the Science of Reading, with purposeful reading and writing that increase knowledge and extend students’ literacy learning through practice and application.
This recorded, research-based edWebinar includes suggestions for responding to learning gaps and will identify strategies that teachers can use to accelerate diverse students’ progress. Viewers will learn how to:
- Use the Science of Reading and targeted teaching to meet current learning needs
- Combine explicit phonics instruction with active and thought-provoking practice
- Develop the automaticity needed for comprehension of complex grade-level text
- Help students apply their phonics skills while working with content-area topics
- Adapt and augment teaching techniques to meet students’ current learning needs
This recorded edWebinar will share proven ways to develop K-5 readers and writers who can meet grade-level standards, so it will be of interest to literacy, language arts, and special education directors and specialists, as well as elementary principals, instructional coaches, classroom teachers, and other educators involved in literacy development.
About the Presenter
Wiley Blevins is an early reading specialist who holds an Ed.M. from Harvard. He taught elementary school in both the United States and South America. Wiley has written and edited many phonics and reading materials, and he is the author of numerous best-selling professional development books.
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