The Science of Reading: 5 Part Series

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This course is designed as a follow up from the Introduction to the Science of Reading led by NCCAT Early Grades Literacy Specialist, Gin Hodge.  Participants will dig deeper into each of the five components of high quality reading instruction and will explore resources to support the explicit instruction of each component during face to face instruction as well as virtual instruction.  This self-paced, five hour course will dedicate a session to phonological and phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, oral language and vocabulary, and comprehension.  

Target audience: K-5 grades (Must View all 5 Sessions to Receive Credit)   Each participant will submit a final summary after viewing all 5 webinars to receive full credit for the course.  We highly recommend that you take notes on each webinar (on paper or in a word doc)  to assist in completing the final summary. Your summary will need to cover the 5 webinars that you viewed.  A good guideline to follow is roughly one paragraph for each webinar.  After completion, submit your final summary to Candie Sellers: 

There are no prerequisite requirements for this course.

Presenter: Cindy Hutchins Instructional Coach Buncombe County Schools.

Cindy taught fourth and second grade at W.W. Estes Elementary school for five years before becoming an Instructional Coach for Buncombe County Schools for the past five years. She is passionate about the Science of Reading and progress in the area of neuroscience related to how children learn to read.

If you have further questions, please contact Candie Sellers: