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Learn about research and methods for teaching reading in Zaner-Bloser’s on-demand webinars for elementary teachers and administrators.

Assessment for Learning | The Science of Learning

Assessment for Learning: The Science of Screening

Early intervention for reading difficulties is critical for students’ future success. In this two-part webinar, we explore the “what” and “why” of using reading assessments for learning and hear real-world lessons from the field.

Presented by Angela Cammarata, MEd, and Angie Hanlin
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Literacy, Equity & Representation in Texts for Children

Literacy, Equity & Representation in Texts for Children

In this webinar, author and educator JaNay Brown-Wood, PhD explores the connections between equity, literacy rates across the U.S., development of literacy skills, and the importance of diversity and representation in books and other texts for children.

Presented by JaNay Brown-Wood, PhD
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Zaner-Bloser. Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading Part 1 Background Knowledge

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Background Knowledge

This is part one of our five-part webinar series, Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading. In part one, we examine background knowledge—the understanding of facts, concepts, and other knowledge of the world.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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Zaner-Bloser. Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading Part 2 Vocabulary Knowledge

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Vocabulary Knowledge

This is part two of our five-part webinar series, Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading. In part two, we examine vocabulary knowledge—acquiring knowledge of words, word meanings, and relationships among words.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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Zaner-Bloser. Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading Part 3 Language Structure

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Language Structures

This is part three of our five-part webinar series, Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading. In part three, we examine language structures—using syntax to understand how language is constructed, especially at the sentence level.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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Zaner-Bloser. Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading Part 4 Verbal Reasoning

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Verbal Reasoning

This is part four of our five-part webinar series, Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading. In part four, we examine verbal reasoning—using higher-level thinking to go beyond literal meaning.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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Zaner-Bloser. Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading Part 5 Literacy Knowledge

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Literacy Knowledge

This is part five of our five-part webinar series, Beyond Word Recognition: Invigorating Language Comprehension in the Science of Reading. In part five, we examine literacy knowledge—acquiring concepts of print and developing an understanding of genre characteristics.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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Foundational Reading Skills: Now More Thank Ever. Presented by: Stacey Leitzel, Director of Professional Learning Services. Zaner-Bloser.

Foundational Reading Skills: Now More Than Ever

Building a strong foundation for today’s primary students is more important than ever. Explore how best to teach K–2 students to develop—and recover—phonological and phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency skills and get a preview of The Superkids Foundational Skills Kit.

Presented by Stacey Leitzel
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Blossoming With Phonological and Phonemic Awareness

Phonological and phonemic awareness are necessary precursor skills for all students as they learn how to read. These skills can be developed and taught with a variety of fun and quick activities. Learn about the research, including how phonological and phonemic awareness skills should be taught in grades K–2, and get a preview of The Superkids Phonemic Awareness curriculum.

Presented by Stacey Leitzel
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Why Evidence Should Guide Instruction

This is part one of our three-part webinar series examining the “why,” “what,” and “how” of the science of reading. In part one, we cover the convergence of evidence on the process of reading and effective reading instruction.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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What Works in Early Reading Instruction

This is part two of our three-part webinar series examining the “why,” “what,” and “how” of the science of reading. In part two, we cover the foundational skills of reading and what to expect in classroom instruction.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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How to Put It All Together (Instruction Counts!)

This is part three of our three-part webinar series examining the “why,” “what,” and “how” of the science of reading. In part three, we explore the evidence-based characteristics of effective reading instruction with examples.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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THE “BIG FIVE” COMPONENTS AND THE SCIENCE OF READING SERIES

A Fresh Look at Phonemic Awareness

This is part one of our five-part webinar series deconstructing Scarborough’s Reading Rope to explore how to effectively and joyfully teach the five components of reading. In part one, we cover phonemic awareness.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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THE “BIG FIVE” COMPONENTS AND THE SCIENCE OF READING SERIES

A Fresh Look at Phonics

This is part two of our five-part webinar series deconstructing Scarborough’s Reading Rope to explore how to effectively and joyfully teach the five components of reading. In part two, we cover phonics.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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THE “BIG FIVE” COMPONENTS AND THE SCIENCE OF READING SERIES

A Fresh Look at Fluency

This is part three of our five-part webinar series deconstructing Scarborough’s Reading Rope to explore how to effectively and joyfully teach the five components of reading. In part three, we cover fluency.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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THE “BIG FIVE” COMPONENTS AND THE SCIENCE OF READING SERIES

A Fresh Look at Vocabulary

This is part four of our five-part webinar series deconstructing Scarborough’s Reading Rope to explore how to effectively and joyfully teach the five components of reading. In part four, we cover vocabulary.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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THE “BIG FIVE” COMPONENTS AND THE SCIENCE OF READING SERIES

A Fresh Look at Comprehension

This is part five of our five-part webinar series deconstructing Scarborough’s Reading Rope to explore how to effectively and joyfully teach the five components of reading. In part five, we cover comprehension.

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Presented by Laura Stewart
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