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Universities offer i3 funds for Reading Recovery professional development
Funds are available through 19 university training centers to qualified teachers who apply to a certified Reading Recovery teacher training program through their sponsoring building or district.
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What's New at the Council

NEW webcasts for Reading Recovery and K-6 Educators

Leslie McBaneJUST ADDED!     Activating Strategic Action in Guided Reading
What do your students do at difficulty during guided reading instruction? Using student work samples and videos, Leslie McBane shows you how to teach children to take strategic action while maintaining meaning.
Structure as an Important Source of Information
Sue Duncan explores the use of structure and why is is difficult for some learners. 
Project-Based Units and Common Core

Nell Duke shares ideas and examples of project-based reading and writing units.

NEW comprehensive literacy system planning guide

Comprehensive Literacy Guide graphicEasy-to-follow guide connects self-assessment tools with the strengths of Reading Recovery-trained educators to build professional learning communities that support high-quality literacy instruction. The goal is to create, initiate, and sustain a comprehensive literacy system that supports the promise of literacy for every child.

ReadingRecoveryWorks website graphicVisit ReadingRecoveryWorks.org —
The website for decision makers

This dedicated website features brochures, fact sheets, case studies, administrator and lesson videos, and other important information decision makers need to learn more about how Reading Recovery works.

Literacy Lessons extends expert teaching to special populations

Literacy LessonsTM is an intervention designed to reach young children (generally Grades 1-4) in special education or ESL settings who are struggling with beginning reading and writing but are not eligible for Reading Recovery. Specialist teachers are trained to use Reading Recovery instructional procedures to design individual lessons for their students with the goal of accelerating their literacy learning. 

Observation Survey professional development module

Observation Survey Professional Development ModuleVideos illustrate the six tasks and administration of the Observation Survey, a proven tool for designing effective literacy instruction for young children. DVD includes task examples, administrations with two students, score sheets, and support materials for the leader and participants.

Learn with free effective practices resourcesalt

Both literacy specialists and classroom teachers will find timely information and practical examples of effective practices in literacy instruction.


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