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Unlocking the Power of Phonological Awareness - A Key to Reading Success (Part 1)

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This is training three of seven for the series titled “Evidence-Based Reading Practices for Instruction.”

Session Description:
Did you know that phonological awareness holds the power to transform early literacy skills and set the stage for a lifetime of reading achievement? Phonological awareness is the ability to recognize and manipulate sounds in spoken language, a crucial skill for developing reading and spelling proficiency. Join Chrissy Romano Arrabito for this timesaving, to the point session as we delve into phonological awareness and its critical role in the process of learning to read, including evidence-based practices, research findings, and practical techniques to foster phonological awareness skills for students in grades K-2. Get ready to unlock the power of phonological awareness and set your students on the path to reading success!

Key Takeaways:
  • Gain a deep understanding of what phonological awareness is and why it is a cornerstone of early literacy development.
  • Explore engaging and effective activities to seamlessly integrate phonological awareness into your daily teaching routine.
  • Learn strategies to differentiate instruction, ensuring that phonological awareness activities meet the diverse needs of all your students.
  • Discover methods for assessing students' progress in phonological awareness, allowing you to tailor your instruction for maximum impact.

  • Special Technology Instructions:
    Attendees will need access to an internet-enabled device and a personal Google account (not affiliated with their school). SimpleK12’s Google Classroom will be utilized for the interactive and hands-on components of this workshop.

    Participants will have collaboration and sharing opportunities throughout the training to demonstrate their understanding of the session objectives and reflect on their learning.


    Status: Available On-Demand
    Subject: Cross-curricular
    Last aired on: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 @ 6:00 PM EST
    Duration: 30 minutes
    Credit Hours: 0.5
    Categories: Early Learners, Learning Theories & Strategies, Reading & Writing, Special Education
    Tags: education support staff, elementary, english language arts, instructional strategies, literacy, primary, reading, reading specialist, school counseling, school psychologist

    Reviews (4)

    Great info!
    Full Member
    Many strategies taught to be implemented!
    Full Member
    Loved this Webinar. Solidified lots of what we do in 1st grade. This year my kids guess with the beginning sounds. I will definitely be using the backwards decoding method!
    Full Member
    Great webinar! Great ideas!
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