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Science of Teaching Reading (STR) Speaker Series - From Research to Implementation
Dr. Heidi A. Mesmer. How to Teach Big Words to Young Readers (Kinder - 2nd Grades): Decoding, Understanding, and Spelling Multisyllabic, Multi-Morphemic Words

We have the research. Now what? 

Join us for a speaker series in which we will explore research based instructional practices in the different components of literacy instruction. Experts in the literacy field will share ideas and resources on how to implement the Science of Teaching Reading in pre-K through 12th grade classrooms.

Participants can register to attend live sessions and have the option to access the recorded presentations through a Canvas course for one month.


Important Session Information:

Participants will leave this series equipped with a) information about how word parts of big words work (syllables and morphemes); b) a scope and sequence for teaching word parts, with special attention to addressing appropriate parts K-1; c) strategies and techniques for teaching the many different word parts that advance students’ decoding and understanding (e.g., inflections, derivational morphemes, bound roots, compounds, affixes).  

Dimension 1.1: Standards and Alignment, Dimension 2.2: Content Knowledge and Expertise, Dimension 2.4: Differentiation, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(3) CPE
Contact Person:
Alejandra Sanchez de Tagle
Registration Fee:
Dr. Heidi Anne Mesmer
Academic/Literacy Coaches, Campus/District Administrators, Elementary ELA, Language Arts Teachers, All Levels
Date Time Location
11/2/2023 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Zoom Session, Online Course
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Zoom Session, Online Course

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