Building Reading Muscle of Struggling Learners, Grades PK-5 – No. 133 – 2 hours

Building reading muscle requires training, perseverance, and constant progress monitoring. Participants will review intervention strategies that include timely response to an intervention focused on strength and strategy. Strategic and differentiated interventions reviewed and practiced with will include cognitive questioning, vocabulary development, peer and teacher feedback, use of graphic organizers and reflective self-monitoring.

Course objectives:

  • Become familiar with, and further develop, intervention strategies focused on the response to intervention.
  • Use strategy to differentiate with for struggling learners.
  • Plan for, and implement with, vocabulary and questioning strategies combined with consistent use of teacher and peer feedback to build reading muscle.