WRS Fall 2021 - Live Session Handouts
Reading and Language Variation: Teaching Reading to Children who Speak Dialects of English
9:15 - 10:15
Julie Washington, Ph.D.
Professor at UC Irvine & Director of the UCI Learning Disabilities Research Innovation Hub
Dr. Washington's research is focused on the intersection of literacy, language variation, and poverty.
Typical and Atypical Development of Language and Literacy in ELS - From Research to Practice
10:20 - 11:30
Esther Geva, Ph.D., C. Psych
Professor at the University of Toronto
Dr. Geva specializes in developing literacy skills in children and adolescents who are learning to read a second language.
Why I Embraced the Science of Reading After 20 Years in Balanced Literacy
11:40 - 12:30
Anna Geiger, M.Ed.
Measured Mom (Website)
Anna has a Master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction. She serves educators through her blog, The Measured Mom, where she shares hands-on lessons, thoughtful articles, and printable resources.
Tier I, II and III Instruction: What's the Difference?
1:30 - 3:00
Elaine Cheeseman, Ph.D., CALT, QI
Associate Professor Emerita at the University of Colorado
Dr. Chessman has earned credentials as a CALT at Columbia University. She specializes in teacher-preparation in scientifically based reading instruction and the use of technology in literacy education.
WRS FALL 2021 - On-Demand Sessions
How to Improve Reading Systems in Junior High
Using Data to Drive Intervention
It's Dyslexia ...