Reading Comprehension Development & Strategies: Moving Beyond the Main Idea
90 Minute Webinar with Free, Printable Resources
Take an active role in helping your struggling readers to better comprehend text! This presentation will provide you with research findings in both vocabulary and reading comprehension development and give you an action plan to get started with teaching explicit and systematic instruction in teaching comprehension and vocabulary strategies. This webinar comes with a number of free resources to get you started!
Explain the key role vocabulary plays in a reader’s ability to comprehend text.
Describe the recommended multi-pronged approach to teaching vocabulary to students.
List the top seven instructional elements and techniques that produce positive outcomes in reading comprehension.
Describe an action plan to get started with your vocabulary and comprehension instruction.
Marianne Nice is a speech-language pathologist and reading specialist with over 20 years of experience in K-12 education. Inspired by her dyslexic mother, Marianne specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of dyslexia and related literacy disorders. She regularly provides professional development and consultation to school systems both locally and nationally. Marianne is formerly an adjunct faculty member for the University of New Hampshire's Speech-Language Pathology program, teaching a course in language and literacy disorders. She has been an eight-time speaker at the ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) National Convention and recently spoke at the 2019 International Dyslexia Association's National Convention. Marianne lives in the U.S. with her husband, also a teacher, and her two children.