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June 2021

Dyslexia Video Delight – Journey into Dyslexia

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$10 – $12

Journey into Dyslexia explores the phenomenon of people who have enormous difficulty with words--people who all too often are pushed aside as disabled or, cruelly, labeled stupid. The most powerful aspect of the documentary is the straightforward interviews with dyslexics themselves.  This video is a mix of talking heads and scientific explication.  The subject matter is so rich - and the interviews so compelling - that viewers may come away envying the unique challenges and triumphs that dyslexics experience. This…

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July 2021

Webinar: Erasing the Misery

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This webinar is Erasing the Misery (Functional Strategies to Read and Spell Big Words). Really Great Reading has many strategies. Among them is the "lose the rules" approach. This eliminates stress by teaching students how to use functional strategies and manipulatives to break words into syllables to effectively read and spell big words with ease and accuracy. The session will review phonics bascis and 6 syllable patterns. Thus, the students will learn how to look at words without fear! RGR's…

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August 2021

Webinar: Effective Writing – Effective Sentences – A Guide

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This webinar, Effective Writing - Effective Sentences - A Guide,  will discuss wonderful writing strategies. We take you through a series of steps to assess, prioritize, and teach effective sentence writing. The presenters demonstrate methods for addressing common grammar errors and for adapting to a variety of age groups. Registrants receive downloadable materials to use for their own assessments and interventions. SPEAKERS: Dr. Davis-Perkins has presented and published on topics that include: student engagement; tapping neuro-linguistic skills to ease the writing…

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October 2021

Webinar: Fluency is the Bridge, Comprehension is the Destination

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

FLUENCY IS THE BRIDGE, COMPREHENSION IS THE DESTINATION. We all know fluency is one of the “Big Five” essential components of reading, but do we have a shared understanding of how fluency is specifically essential to comprehension? Fluent reading provides an all-important link between decoding and comprehension, impacting our ability to engage in reading; develop vocabulary, academic language, and content knowledge; and to ultimately deeply comprehend complex text. This session will provide an overview of what fluency is and how…

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