Reading Academies

Region 16 ESC

Content of Reading Academies

The content for the reading academies is still under development. The reading academies are using current research on literacy and language development in addition to solid research from the past that is still relevant for teachers and administrators. The content is reflective of the characteristics and needs of today’s learners. There will be 12 modules covered:

 Introduction, Overview, Scope, and Sequence

 Science of Teaching Reading

 Establishing a Literacy Community

 Using Assessment Data to Inform Instruction

 Oral Language

 Phonological Awareness

 Alphabet Knowledge, Print Concepts, and Handwriting

 Decoding, Encoding, and Word Study

 Reading Fluency

 Reading Comprehension

 Composition

 Tiered Supports and Reading Difficult

Reading Academy Models

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Allison Silvertooth

Education Specialist, Reading Academy Lead

Region 16 ESC

Brenda Foster

Coordinator of Curriclum & Instruction

Region 16 ESC