Friday, May 10, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Reading comprehension can be defined simply: Word Recognition + Language Comprehension = Reading Comprehension. This session will provide participants with specific and practical tools to improve students’ language comprehension through reading. It will also include connections to theories and data about reading comprehension processes and specific strategies for supporting students with serious reading comprehension difficulty.
(1) how to select texts that best support comprehension,
(2) high-efficiency ways to prepare students to read texts,
(3) high-value strategies to maintain and enhance students’ comprehension as they read.
Presenter: Devin M. Kearns, Ph.D. University of Connecticut
Target Audience: School-Based Staff, Borough Field Support Center Staff, Central Staff, and Superintendents.
The New York City Department of Education is an approved sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE); Vendor Number 1921.
150 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028