LIST 5373, SUMMER 16
Dr. Peggy Semingson
Tuesday, 5/31 (6:00-6:45, CST)
Join Link: Link to join the webinar: https://elearn.uta.edu/webapps/bb-
You can join by computer/laptop or by the mobile app for “Blackboard
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
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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.
Additional resources to learn more on
your own and demonstrations
■ Library tutorial videos are highly suggested and are in the readings for Session 1
■ Demonstration of doing a search with Academic Search Complete.
We recommend this as a key database to find your articles.
■ Demonstration of doing a search with E-journals.
■ Library website-find books and moreE-journalstype name of journal and open
Reminders about links in syllabus and in PAR 1
Watch the required online tutorials from the UTA library:
Viewing of research database tutorials is required: Watch all of these video tutorials from the
UTA Library prior to the course starting [cut and paste the links, if needed]. They are short
tutorials and will be helpful to you across courses.
■ What is Peer Review?
■ Finding Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
■ Peer Review: How do I Know?
■ Academic Search Complete
■ Effective Searching
■ Finding Full Text Articles
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?
Let’s look at some example handouts
■ Examples of initial plans
■ Example of a final handout (what we are working towards).
■ Consider Smore orTackk
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
■Contact Dr. S if