Professional Development


Really Great Reading's Professional Development - Bring the Science of Reading to Your Instruction

COVID 19 Update - In response to the ever-changing events, we are postponing and rescheduling all physical workshops through October. As a result of these postponements, we are offering a robust schedule of webinars including an on-demand webinar called Continuing Phonics Suite Instruction in Distance Learning Environment. Register for FREE Webinars>>

Decoding and the Struggling Reader 

Decoding and the Struggling Reader

Grades 1-12 and Adult Learners – Learn immediate strategies to help your struggling readers practice what good readers do naturally, which is to pay attention to every word, read with a high rate of accuracy, and use strategies for attacking unfamiliar and multi-syllabic words. 

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Decoding and the Emerging Reader

De8coding and the Emerging Reader

Grades K-1 - Learn strategies to ensure your emerging readers will establish firm foundations in the subskills that lead to strong decoding and fluent reading. You'll learn strategies to teach phoneme play, letter-sound relationships, encoding, decoding, onset-rime, and rhyming. 

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Learn to Implement Our Lessons

Implementation Trainings

Grades K-12. Are you teaching, or considering implementing CountdownBlastHD Word, or Boost/Blitz?  Learn how to prepare students to face the challenges of complex content area reading. Become comfortable with the lessons and lesson pacing, routines, and procedures 

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Webinars & Virtual PD

Implementation Trainings

Without leaving your desk, our complimentary webinars allow you to learn how to diagnose, group and teach students with weaknesses in their foundational reading skills. If you're implementing our lessons, we have virtual professional development to support you. 

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Decoding and the Struggling Reader Workshop Calendar & Registration

In response to the Coronavirus, and for the safety of our educators and our staff we are postponing LIVE F2F OPEN WORKSHOPS until October 31. 

We will reassess the situation as events unfold. In the meantime, Register for FREE Webinars>>

As a result of these postponements, we are increasing our webinar schedule.  We are offer webinars on Continuing Phonics Suite Instruction in a Distance Learning Environment, Erasing the Misery of Reading and Spelling Multisyllable Words, Bringing the Science of Reading to Life in the Classroom, Grouping Matrix Advanced Exploration, as well as advanced Implementation training on Countdown, Blast, HD Word and Boost/Blitz. Please spread the word and feel free to register for any and all webinars. Register for FREE Webinars>>

Really Great Reading Professional Development

Teacher background knowledge is a key component to successful reading intervention. Really Great Reading offers different training options to provide teachers and literacy professionals with the background knowledge in phonics and phonemic awareness that they’ll need to successfully diagnosegroupand teach struggling readers. Even if you don’t use Blast FoundationsHD WordPhonics Blitz or Phonics Boost, our professional development will offer you valuable techniques for helping struggling readers. Contact us to learn more: 866-401-7232 x 3

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