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Pam Kastner, Ed.D
Dr. Pam Kastner
Educational Consultant at the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) Harrisburg
Phonemic Awareness and Letter/Sound Associations: Practices for Teachers
April 6, 2023

Learning to read is one of the most complex and important skills we will create in our lives. Human brains were never wired to read.

  • Letter Associations
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Sound Associations
Dr. Stephanie Stollar
Dr. Stephanie Stollar
Founder of Stephanie Stollar Consulting L.L.C.
and creator of The Reading Science Academy
Removing Barriers and Paving the Way: The School Leader's Role in Using the Science of Reading to Improve Outcomes for All Students
March 30, 2023

School leaders hold the keys to unlocking literacy for young learners. However, like other educators, many school principals don't have deep knowledge of how the brain learns to read, effective instructional practices in the essential early literacy skills, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), and identifying and serving students with reading disabilities.

  • MTSS
Hannah Irion-Frake
Hannah Irion-Frake
Third-Grade Public School Teacher
Uncovering the Logic of English: The Importance of Teacher Knowledge of Spelling Rules
March 16, 2023

The science of reading is by no means limited to phonics. However, phonics instruction is an essential component in a Structured Literacy classroom.

  • English
  • Spelling
Dr. Louisa Moats
Author of LANGUAGE! Live®
Why the ‘Science of Reading’ Needs the ‘Science of Teaching’
February 28, 2023

The “science of reading” refers to a vast body of multidisciplinary research providing a rationale for what must be taught to ensure almost all students can learn to read.

  • Science of Reading
  • Science of Teaching
John Arthur
John Arthur
2021 Utah Teacher of the Year and 2021 Finalist for National Teacher of the Year
Connecting the Dots Between Engaging Literacy Instruction/Intervention and Empowered Student Voices
February 16, 2023

As educators, we all share a special love for students and readers who struggle, so we will be emphasizing the strategies that have proven most effective for our multilingual learners, students with IEPs, and those with specific reading difficulties like dyslexia.

  • Literacy Instruction
  • Literacy Intervention
  • Student Empowerment
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Voyager Sopris Learning
The Reading, Writing, and Math Intervention Specialist
The Human Attributes of Teaching, According to Dr. Anita Archer
February 9, 2023

Dr. Archer has researched, taught, consulted, and motivated for decades. Literacy teaching is who she is, however, she is also known for her ever-present encouragement of teachers far and wide. She is known to help a new teacher with advice and build up frustrated educators as they strive to do what’s best for their students.