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Fluent Reading: Development of Orchestration
$75.00 USD

About the webcast
Designed for both beginning and advanced Reading Recovery teachers and teacher leaders.

Phrasing in fluent reading contributes to the reader’s processing system. Audio recordings of children’s reading captures change over time in their reading development of a self-extending system.

Learn more about:

  • Components of phrased and fluent reading
  • How phrasing and fluency affect comprehending
  • Phrased and fluent reading development over time
  • Change over time — students, texts, and teachers using children's reading to illustrate changes in development

Participants are asked to participate in evaluation of phrased and fluent reading. Implications for teaching are discussed.

About the presenters
Salli Forbes is the director of the Reading Recovery Center of Iowa and co-director of the Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy at the University of Northern Iowa. Her interests include teaching for and assessing fluency, student engagement and motivation, and educational change. She co-edited the book Research in Reading Recovery Volume Two and published several articles on topics related to early literacy. She has served in numerous leadership roles for RRCNA and the North American Trainers Group.

Connie Briggs is a professor and Reading Recovery trainer at Texas Woman's University. She continues to tutor primary grade students in order to inform her practice and research. Dr. Briggs has served as president of both the North American Trainers Group and the Reading Recovery Council of North America, and is currently editor of The Journal of Reading Recovery.

Length of Session
Approximately 90 minutes

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