Science of Reading Academy
Presented by California Department of Education, Diagnostic Center, Central California
Based on science of reading research, this course is designed to introduce teachers and other interested professionals to fundamental knowledge and skills needed for effective reading instruction and assessment practices. Knowledge and skills taught in this course are aligned with California Common Core Standards and California Dyslexia Guidelines. This course was created for professionals working in an educational setting and seeking increased understanding and skill in effective reading instruction.
Educators are invited to participate in 12 live interactive training sessions, self-paced individual study, and personalized support in the area of reading instruction over the course of 4.5 months. Visit the Science of Reading Academy Sample Syllabus web page for more detailed course information.
To provide educators with a knowledge foundation in science of reading research and practices, and hands-on practical skills with individualized support for each participant.
Participation in the course is free to teachers in California Public schools. However, space may be limited and administrator permission will be required in order to complete assignments related to teaching practice. Participants will be asked to purchase three textbooks that will be used throughout the course.
Science of Reading Academy Team Members
|Paula Velez, M.A.||email@example.com|
|Gwen Deeter, M.A.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Patricia Deroian, M.A.||email@example.com|
|Jodie Dittmar, M.S.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
All sessions are live virtual sessions - Fridays, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Visit the Science of Reading Academy Sample Syllabus web page for course details.
|January 13, 2023||Introduction to Science of Reading||Paula Velez|
|January 20, 2023||What is Orthographic Mapping?||Paula Velez|
|January 27, 2023||Phonological Awareness: What it is & Why it Matters||Jodie Dittmar|
|February 3, 2023||Phonological Awareness Teaching Strategies||Jodie Dittmar|
|February 10, 2023||Decoding & Word Recognition: What it Is and Why it Matters||Gwen Deeter|
|February 17, 2023||Decoding & Word Recognition: Teaching Strategies||Gwen Deeter|
|February 24,2023||Teaching Syllabication & Morphology||Patricia Deroian|
|March 3, 2023
||Teaching Vocabulary & Comprehension||Patricia Deroian|
|March 10, 2023||Reading Assessment Tools||Paula Velez|
|March 17, 2023||Using Reading Assessment to Inform Instruction||Paula Velez|
|March 31, 2023||Syntax & Semantics in Structured Literacy||Paula Velez|
|April 14, 2023||Structured Literacy Teaching Practices||Paula Velez|