Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Education academy session 1
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.


Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply


Published in Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide
  • Welcome participants and introduce self.
  • Reflect on how you learned to read, the reading habits you have formed, home and school influences on your reading development, and the kinds of reading you do.
  • Participant Knowledge Survey Let participants know that this is not a test. The survey gives them an opportunity to think about what they already know about beginning reading instruction. Ask participants to take a few minutes to rate their knowledge about the information.


  • 1. Session 1 Mrs. Concepcion Education Academy Reading … Set … Go
  • 2. Biographical Sketch • How did you learn to read? • What home reading experiences do you recall? • What kinds of reading activities and practices were you involved in as an elementary school student? • Which ones do you recall fondly? • Which, if any do you recall with regret?
  • 3. What do we WANT to learn? Carousel Brainstorming
  • 4. Course General Objectives To perceive and recognize: Why reading is a national priority How children learn to read and why it is difficult for some students Components of quality instruction Symptoms and causes of reading disability
  • 5.  More than 8 million students in grades 4 – 12 are struggling readers (US DOE 2008).  40% of high school students cannot read well enough to benefit from their textbooks (NAEP).  In 2004 – 2005 a significant number of 8th (27%) and 10th (36%) graders did not meet reading standards. What’s the Problem
  • 6. Reading Holds the KEY
  • 7. Research ….  1997: Put together a National Reading Panel to assess the status of research- based knowledge used to teach literacy  2001: ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) included the recommendations for preschool and primary Vacca & Vacca, 2006. 6th Ed. Reading and Learning to Read
  • 8. What happened next?  No Child Left Behind (NCLB) “to ensure that all children have a fair, equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.” • Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
  • 9. Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)  8.8% of students ages 6-21 are served by IDEA  Use of scientifically based literacy programs and early intervention  Inclusion programs  Collaboration is key!
  • 10. Investigative Activity  Visit class blog:  Working in groups research the following websites:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act  IDEA  National Reading Panel  No Child Left Behind  Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act  Present findings to class
  • 11. Two Column Notes Main Idea List the Important Facts Topic:
  • 12. For the next class…  Read Every Child Reading: An Action Plan  Reflect and Respond on the blog  Due Tuesday October 26