Dyslexia in the Secondary Grades
This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Education through Grant R324A200012 to The University of Maryland and The University of Texas at Austin. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent the views of the U.S. Department of Education.
In this module, you will learn about the adaptive instructional coaching intervention, AIM Coaching. AIM Coaching is designed to support the varying needs of educators by tailoring instructional coaching to the unique skills and goals of educators.
School-Wide Tier 1 Literacy Models at the Middle School Level
In this module, you will learn why school-wide Tier 1 literacy models are necessary at the middle school level. You’ll also receive an overview of what works for middle schoolers who need literacy support.
Comprehension Canopy training and Handouts
In this training, you will learn how to implement the Comprehension Canopy strategy in your literacy lesson. This brief, five-minute strategy sets students up for success by hooking them into the content of the lesson. Handouts are provided.
Essential Words training and Handouts
In this training, you will learn how to implement the Essential Words strategy in your literacy lesson. Essential Words uses explicit instruction to pre-teach one key vocabulary term to students prior to reading a text. Handouts are provided.
In this training, you will learn how to implement the Critical Reading strategy in your literacy lesson. Critical Reading teaches the “Get the Gist” strategy, which teaches students to identify the main idea and key supporting details of a passage. Handouts are provided.
Planning a Lesson
In this training, you will learn how to integrate Comprehension Canopy, Essential Words, and Critical Reading together to plan a literacy lesson for your students.