LIST 5373, SPR 16
Dr. Peggy Semingson
Tuesday, 4/19 (6:00-6:45, CST)
Join Link: Link to join the webinar: https://elearn.uta.edu/webapps/bb-
85a3-ac4c936df68aYou can join by computer/laptop or by the mobile app
for “Blackboard Collaborate”.
Plan for theWebinar
■ Reminders about assignments
■ Check-in for how we are doing with the Professional Development
Handout and Lesson Plan Handout
■ Chat/dialogue about key ideas for the course forWeek 1 and 2
■ A few mini-lectures throughout and commentary from Dr.
■ A word of encouragement!
■ The webinar will be about 30 minutes (or so) in length!
Reminders of key assignments!
■ Reading Response & Replies every
■ Quizzes every week
■ Phonics Quiz-Week 3
■ Word Study Plan-Week 4
■ Professional Development
■ *Be sure you have purchasedTK20!
How’s it going?
How are the
What are your ideas so far for the….
■ 1) Professional
■ 2)Word Study Lesson
Image: Bitmoji app
PD Handout: 10+ tips that connect or draw from the
research (evidence-based practice)
■ At least 10+ tips should be presented that focus on several key
areas of a targeted grade level or grade levels.
■ You should elaborate (BE SPECIFIC) on the tips so that any
teacher could take this from your presentation and put the ideas
■ All points must have research support (cite source).You must
draw on the research-based journal articles that you read.
■ Examples are on Blackboard to explore.
Quotes about beginning reading….
■ "Children are made readers on the laps of their parents." — Emilie Buchwald
■ "Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to
them as a precious gift." — Kate DiCamillo
■ “Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building
the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read.”
― Marilyn Jager Adams
■ The two best predictors of early reading success are alphabet recognition and phonemic
awareness.-Marilyn Jager Adams
■ More on Marilyn Jager Adams: http://www.childrenofthecode.org/interviews/adams.htm
■ Beginning to Read:Thinking and Learning about Print by Marilyn Jager Adams
CHAT WINDOW DIALOGUE:
1)Which of the above quotes stood out to you?
2)What are your earliest memories of learning to read and/or write?
What do we know about…
■ Emergent literacy and
Additional Ideas to Discuss
■ Learning to read versus Reading to Learn (Jeanne Chall)
■ Debate of “whole language” versus “phonics” and “balanced
■ Matthew Effect (Stanovich, 1986)
■ Discussion of Chall’s stages of reading development:
This movie is on Netflix streaming:
The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia
Group dialogue: Chat in real time!
■ What is the role of teacher modeling in beginning
reading? How does the apprenticeship model apply
to early and beginning reading?
■ Demonstration of Dr. Semingson thinking-aloud
about reading strategies….
■ What ideas stood out to you?
■ What is a goal you have for your own learning in this class?
■ Reminder: #slowchat onTwitter (optional).Topic: Elementary
■Contact Dr. S if