The Reading League Connecticut

March 2022

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The Reading League Connecticut

The Reading League Connecticut chapter was established in 2021 to support the advancement of the Science of Reading. The Reading League Connecticut shares the mission of the national organization of advancing the awareness, understanding, and use of evidence-based reading instruction.

Past Event

Pam Kastner's Wakelet Tour

Dr. Pam Kastner is honored to join The Reading League Connecticut to share her curated collection of literacy Wakelets. Wakelets are a digital curation platform that allows educators the ability to organize content for easy access and sharing. Dr. Kastner has curated a collection of more than 30 Wakelets to share resources, content, and practices aligned with the science of reading freely with educators. She is excited to share these Wakelets with The Reading League Connecticut.


Look for the recording on The Reading League Connecticut's Facebook page and our YouTube channel.

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"There is Still Time to Boost Students' Reading Skills" with Dr. Michelle Hosp

We Still Have Time: How to Support Students’ Reading Skills in 2022


Dr. Michelle Hosp is an Associate Professor of Special Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a scientific advisor for KeyPhonics. Her research focus is on reading and MTSS/RTI in relation to CBM and CBE. Dr. Hosp has published numerous articles, book chapters, and books related to reading and effective decision making practices and is a member of CORE’s advisory board.


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Science of Reading: Defining Guide

January 22nd marked a moment in time for the science of reading that The Reading League has been honored to lead. The release of Science of Reading: Defining Guide is the culmination of over a year of hard work and dedication from many champions within the science of reading movement. The book provides a firm definition of what the science of reading is, what it is not, and how all stakeholders can understand its potential to transform reading instruction.

To date, over 6,000 people across the world have downloaded the free eBook and more than 1,200 books have been sold! Join the movement today by downloading or purchasing the Science of Reading: Defining Guide and stay firm on your commitment to evidence-aligned reading instruction.

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Please consider donating through AmazonSmile!

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile, go to smile.amazon.com on your web browser OR activate AmazonSmile on your Amazon Shopping app on your iOS or Android phone (found under settings). You can add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it easier to return.


How do I select TRL Connecticut when shopping on AmazonSmile?

On your first visit to smile.amazon.com, you need to select "The Reading League Connecticut" from the charitable organization list. You can also use our unique link which will take you directly to your selection. AmazonSmile will remember your selection on both the browser and the app.

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Watch our how-to video (also accessible through the flyer’s QR code): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtHjIQZ8LMs

Unique link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/86-1787945

SoR in the News

Teaching, Reading & Learning: The Podcast

Check Out Episode 1 with Dr. Louisa Moats!

Dr. Louisa Moats is a renowned teacher, psychologist, researcher, and author. In this episode, she talks about her beginnings in the field, why there are still barriers to translating evidence to teaching practice, the essential next steps we need to take to ensure all teachers can teach all kids to read, and her greatest hopes for the teachers and children of this country.

SoR Teacher's Instructional Tip of the Month: Orthographic Mapping with Lyn Stone

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Upcoming Events with The Reading League National

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Save the Date: The 6th Annual Conference of The Reading League


The Reading League’s mission is to advance the understanding, awareness, and use of evidence-aligned reading instruction. All children deserve to learn to read and all educators can learn to teach them. Findings from the science of reading provide us with the knowledge needed for this to happen. It is time to Bring the Science of Reading to Light.


When: October 19-21, 2022
Where: The Oncenter, Syracuse, NY
Registration Opens: April 4, 2022
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Anita Archer and Dr. Nicole Patton Terry

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An infographic created by TRL Illinois!!!

Join The Reading League Connecticut to Reimagine the Future of Reading Education!

Website: https://ct.thereadingleague.org/

Email: info@ct.thereadingleague.org


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