The West Jersey Reading Council and New Jersey Literacy Association are proud to present Reading Best Practices: Summer PD Series. Participants can choose to register for one session, two sessions, or all three sessions if you choose to. Please renew your membership for the 2023-2024 school year when registering. Memberships must be renewed annually.
5 Back-to-School Swaps For Better Decoding
Join Dr. Julia Lindsey to learn about the latest research on decoding and word recognition from single syllable words through multisyllabic words. In addition to the research and the “why,” Dr. Lindsey will share five key instructional swaps to make for back to school to take your phonics up a notch, to get the most out of small group, and to infuse decoding all day long. Participants will come away with a least 1 instructional swap for decoding to try this coming school year.
Home Language as an Asset: Considerations and Resources for Supporting the Reading Development of Emergent Bilinguals
Dr. Brooke Y. Hoffman, from Rowan University’s ESL and Bilingual Education programs, will facilitate an online workshop with a focus on making meaningful connections between students’ home language(s) and English literacy.
Frontloading for Success: Early Minilessons for the First Six Weeks
In this session, we'll carefully examine the minilessons you should have at your fingertips to ensure success for your reading workshop. Participants will leave with a packet of handouts.