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Elementary Reading Intervention Strategies

 

Course Description


Proactive reading instruction-in everything from phonics to comprehension-is required both to prevent problems with and to promote authentic literacy. This course offers elementary educators a research-based menu of reading intervention strategies that prepare educators to intervene immediately and effectively at the first signs of students' struggles. The course equips educators with routines and activities that will make confident, able readers of all of their students. Educators learn proactive strategies to prevent literacy problems and are instructed on reading interventions that address existing literacy problems.

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Course Presenter


Dr. Elaine McEwan-Adkins

The recipient of multiple honors from multiple organizations, Dr. Elaine McEwan-Adkins is a former teacher, librarian, principal, and assistant superintendent for instruction. She is the author of more than 35 books for parents and educators, includingTeach Them All to Read: Catching Kids Before They Fall Through the Cracks, Ten Traits of Highly Effective Schools, and 40 Reading Intervention Strategies for K6 Students: Research-Based Support for RTI, on which this course is based. Dr. McEwan-Adkins did her undergraduate work in education at Wheaton College, and received her master’s degree in library science and her doctorate in educational administration from Northern Illinois University.

Partner Profile


Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has nearly 2,000 professionals in more than 50 offices around the US, in Canada and in Europe. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources.

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