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Roaming Around the Known: A Foundation for Accelerated Learning
$75.00 USD

About the webcast
Learn how collaborative interactions, close observation, and documentation are foundational to Roaming Around the Known to provide opportunities for acceleration throughout a unique lesson series. Learn more about the key concepts of Roaming Around the Known and how these concepts provide the opportunity for accelerated learning.

Key Concepts:

  • Work within the child's known
  • Observe sensitively
  • Work with continuous text
  • Co-construct literacy tasks
  • Actively engage the child in reading and writing
  • Converse with the child

Includes video examples and downloadable handouts.

About the presenters
Salli Forbes has been a Reading Recovery trainer for 11 years and a teacher leader for 7 years. She is currently the director of the Reading Recovery Center of Iowa at the University of Northern Iowa where she also serves as associate professor of literacy. She is president of the Reading Recovery Council of North America and has chaired the North American Trainers Group Implementation Committee.

Connie Briggs was trained as a Reading Recovery trainer in 1998 and served as director of Kansas Reading Recovery at Emporia State University for 13 years. She is currently a Reading Recovery trainer and professor of reading in the Department of Reading at Texas Woman’s University. She has served as president of both the Reading Recovery Council of North America and the North American Trainers Group.

Length of Session
Approximately 90 minutes

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