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Thursday, February 24 • 10:15am - 11:15am
The Science of Reading

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We live in a time where technology provides us with significant insights into how the brain learns to read. This, paired with years of reading research, allows us to address the alarming drop in reading scores we are seeing across North America. This workshop introduces educators to the Science of Reading, and a sampling of strategies that can be used to support reading instruction and intervention in the classroom and small group setting. The presentation takes participants through the Big 5 of reading (Comprehension, Phonemic Awareness, Fluency, Phonics and Vocabulary) and how the implementation of instruction in these 5 areas contributes to a comprehensive, research-based reading program.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Willms

Heather Willms

District Reading Support Teacher
Heather Willms, B.A., B.Ed., M.A.Ed., is the District Reading Support Teacher for Comox Valley Schools. Her work includes mentoring, modeling, and supporting both teachers and students in grades K‑7. Heather has twenty-three years of experience in classrooms and in presenting workshops... Read More →

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Thursday February 24, 2022 10:15am - 11:15am MST
Zoom Recording