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Really Great Reading Webinars

Complimentary Online 60 Minute Overview Sessions

Without leaving your desk, learn how to diagnose, group and teach students with weaknesses in their foundational reading skills. Our complimentary webinars put you in touch with specialists who can help you identify, group and teach struggling readers.

To attend, you'll just need a computer with an internet connection and a telephone. That's it! Additionally, if requested, we can provide you with a Certificate of Attendance for 1 contact hour.

 Click here to schedule an online webinar for your group or district.

5 Keys to Successfully Teaching Decoding- Summer School & Extended Day 

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Description

Millions of students linger through school struggling to comprehend grade-level text. For a large percentage of struggling readers, decoding weaknesses are one of the primary causes of their frustration. Fixing these issues can promote better comprehension and more fluent reading.

Summer school and extended day learning can be a great time to work on decoding. Join us to learn about the keys to successfully teaching decoding in a summer school (or after school) environment. This webinar discusses the process and procedures for making the most of your summer instructional time. You will leave with the tools and knowledge you need to plan a successful decoding implementation.

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Diagnosing Decoding Issues in Students of All Ages

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Description

RGR’s Diagnostic Decoding Surveys are an easy and efficient way to quickly detect when students are having word-level reading difficulties and pinpoint specific decoding weaknesses.This session is designed to—

  • Help you identify students who would benefit from decoding instruction
  • Teach you how to administer and score the Diagnostic Decoding Surveys
  • Use survey results to pinpoint students' specific difficulties
  • Learn to group students for instruction (using the Grouping Matrix)
  • Monitor student progress and report on student response to instruction

 

Phonics Suite Overview - Blast Foundations, HD Word, Phonics Boost and Blitz

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Description

Many students experience undiagnosed decoding (or word-level) difficulties that hamper their academic achievement.   Really Great Reading’s Phonics Suite provides a comprehensive set of tools to help literacy professionals identify, group, and teach students with decoding difficulties.

Phonics Suite lessons improve reading skills for students in grades K-12. The three sets of lessons teach students to read more accurately and improve comprehension. Phonemic awareness, phonics, multisyllable word attack, and fluency are at the heart of the multisensory, systematic, and explicit lessons.

  • Identify students for the lessons
  • Review lesson structure for expected outcomes
  • Understand how the lessons fit into a school's literacy plan

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5 Keys to Helping Adolescents with Decoding Issues, Best Practices and Resources

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5 Keys to Succeeding with Phonics Blitz and Boost Instruction

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Description

Are you teaching Phonics Blitz™ or Phonics Boost™? If so, join us for our engaging webinar and learn the keys to maximizing your success.

 

ADS Plus - A Diagnostic Decoding Assessment

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Description

RGR has recently added a new assessment of decoding skills – the ADS Plus. This survey is used to refine our understanding of students who exhibit weakness on certain sections of the Advanced Decoding Survey.

Join us to learn more about:

  • What it is
  • Who it’s for
  • What it assesses
  • How it can be used to increase your understanding of your students
  • How it’s integrated into the Grouping Matrix

 

Phonics Boost Plus Overview

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Description

Phonics Boost Plus has 40 modules. Each module is aligned with one or more specific lessons from Phonics Boost and provides additional practice for students that are struggling. The modules will help teachers determine whether students have mastered the skills and concepts from particular lessons and target exact areas where students need additional practice.

Phonics Boost Plus systematically reviews and reinforces concepts taught in Phonics Boost™. It provides multisensory activities and materials for strategic intervention with students who are growing with Phonics Boost, but need more practice and repetition to master the concepts.

 

Grouping Matrix Advanced Usage

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Description

The Grouping Matrix is a free online tool that enables you to group students in grades 1-12, according to the type and depth of their decoding difficulties. Join us to look at some of its more advanced uses.

This session is designed to help you:

  • Transition from one school year to another
  • Explore the new features and new assessments
  • Run accurate and helpful reports
  • Monitor student progress and report on student response to instruction
  • Export data for further analysis

 

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