Explore Reading Fluency and Great Leaps in Grades 6-12

Open to: All teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: This full-day workshop explores the research on fluency and its relationship to proficient reading. It will explore strategies for building reading fluency in students in grades 6-12 who struggle with reading, including methods of repeated readings, Readers Theater, choral reading, shared reading, and computer-assisted methods. Options for assessment of fluency and documenting response and progress will be demonstrated. The afternoon will consist of training in the use of the Great Leaps fluency-building program for grades 6-12. All participants will receive a kit of all Great Leaps materials needed to begin using in their school. This event is CTLE eligible.

Key dates: Thursday, February 28, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028

Registration Deadline: Tuesday February 27.

Take action: Talk the opportunity over with your principal, then:

For more information: Luis A. Nazario, lnazari@schools.nyc.gov.