WEBINAR ALERT: Strategies to Improve Adolescent Reading Proficiency: How to Identify and Address Why They Struggle
WHAT: No-cost webinar on identifying and addressing the diverse causes of non-proficient reading in adolescents and what educators can do to close the achievement gap and accelerate literacy gains.
WHO: Dr. Suzanne Carreker, CALT-QI, Principal Educational Content Lead, Lexia Learning
WHEN: Wednesday, January 10, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST
BOSTON (Dec. 13, 2017) – Research suggests that 66 percent of eighth-grade students in the United States cannot read proficiently. To help schools and districts address this crisis and help close the achievement gap for low-performing students in grades six and above, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) Company, will host a webinar on January 10 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
Leading the conversation will be Dr. Suzanne Carreker, CALT-QI, the principal educational content lead at Lexia Learning who will use the Simple View of Reading to explain why identifying and addressing the diverse needs of non-proficiency can be complex, but is not impossible with the right tools.
Webinar attendees will learn about:
- The diverse and complex causes of non-proficient adolescent literacy
- Adolescent learner profiles and how assessment informs their instruction
- Solutions for helping non-proficient adolescent readers prepare for college and career
Dr. Carreker spearheaded the curriculum design of Lexia’s soon-to-be released reading program for adolescents. Before joining Lexia in 2015, Dr. Carreker worked for 28 years at Neuhaus Education Center, a nonprofit organization offering professional development in evidence-based reading methods to more than 60,000 teachers.
There is no cost to join the webinar, but registration is required. For more information, please go to http://bit.ly/2BdCAlt. Registrants will receive an on-demand recording of the webinar after the event.
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