Guided Reading from the Start

Interactive Online Training

July 13, 2018 / 9:30am -12:30pm


Small Group Instruction Works!

Start your first weeks of school thinking with guided reading! In this 3 hour virtual seminar, Kelly Harmon will provide you with information and ideas to get students digging deeper into texts. Explore resources and group planning structures for building student's comprehension and fluency. Discuss grouping strategies and much more!

Who Should Attend?

Educators in grades K through 5th, Interventionists, Special Education Staff, RTI Support Staff, Title Reading Teachers, Instructional Specialists, Resources Teachers, and any Staff Working With Students in the Area of ELAR.

Benefits of Attending

  1. Discuss critical components of Guided Reading.
  2. Learn how to use formative assessment data to group students for guided reading.
  3. Explore the 5 steps of effective Guided Reading Instruction.
  4. Use accountable talk during guided groups to help students process the ideas in the text and make inferences about the text.
  5. Focus on the two types of practice needed to develop reading proficiency.
  6. Examine fluency building activities for small groups.
  7. Gain ideas and resources for building student's comprehension in a variety of genres.
  8. Walk away with grouping strategies and lesson plan formats for successful guided reading groups.
  9. Explain how and when to use prompts and cues to coach readers.
  10. Download ready-to-use resources for getting your groups started,

And Much More!!!

Meet the Presenter!

Kelly Harmon is a national presenter & author who has more than 27 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including strategies for at-risk learners, guided reading and math Instruction, RTI, technology integration, reading, writing, and instructional strategies highly effective teachers use to increase student achievement. Ms. Harmon works as an instructional coach for schools and districts across the United States. In addition to consulting, she also works with the Bureau of Education and Research, as well as Learning Sciences International, Marzano Center.


"Fantastic, Usable, and Relevant information and ideas presented." - K. Watt

"Lots of awesome strategies that were taught quick and well. Great training!" - Cherre

"Very informative seminar with good ideas! Loved the breakdown of Figure 19!" - Beth

Registration Information

July 13, 2018 / 9:30am - 12:30pm / Online


$99 per participant

Contact us for early bird and group discounts!

Early Bird Discount in offered through June 25th, 2018.

3 Hours of Professional Development Credit Will Be Awarded

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Credit Card

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Purchase Order

To pay by purchase order, submit your district PO by email or fax. Please make PO's payable to Kelly Harmon & Associates. Purchase Orders must be received before the date of the seminar to receive the official link to the training. Please contact us if you require a W9 form.


To pay by check, please make checks payable to Kelly Harmon & Associates and mail to 26440 White Eagle Drive San Antonio, TX 78260. Checks must be received before the date of the seminar to receive the official link to the training.

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Can't Make the Training?

We provide virtual seminars for schools and districts. Our trainings can be customized to meet the specific needs of your students and staff. Contact our us for more information on our trainings and rates! (817) 583-1290.

Kelly Harmon's Book

Kelly Harmon & Robert Marzano teamed up to write Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes. The book is part of the Essentials for Achieving Rigor Series.

Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Develop Proficiency explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. It includes:

  • Explicit steps for implementation
  • Recommendations for monitoring students’ ability to develop fluent thinking
  • Adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning
  • Examples and non-examples from classroom practice
  • Common mistakes and ways to avoid them

For more information click here!

Guided Reading From the Start Webinar

Friday, July 13th, 9:30am

This is an online event.

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