Learn how to boost engagement, bridge foundational skills gaps, and foster confidence in readers who struggle through

  • Evidence-based practices that are responsive to the diverse and unique needs of readers
  • Literacy experiences that use authentic inquiry, multigenre text sets, and constructive conversations
  • Hands-on activities, digital tools, gamification, and easy-to-implement literacy strategies that empower readers

Join Frances L. Gonzalez-Garcia, literacy consultant and former teacher, reading specialist, and district-level ELA coordinator, for classroom-ready resources that create optimal literacy pathways—as well as tools you can use to create similar professional learning experiences in your school or district.

The ILA Resource Collection: Supporting Readers Who Struggle will be used to demonstrate core concepts. Owning the collection is not required, but it may enhance the participant experience.

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10 Research-Based Answers to Essential Questions About Phonics and Phonological Awareness

September 21, 2022
5:00–6:00 p.m. ET

How do I teach a reader to decode a word? Should I be teaching “mouth moves” for letter sounds? Why isn’t my phonics instruction “sticking?” Join Heidi Anne Mesmer for research-based answers to these and other key questions, as well as practical techniques and routines you can take into the classroom the very next day.

Who should register: Classroom teachers, literacy/instructional coaches, reading/literacy specialists, literacy supervisors/coordinators, and instructional leads.


Heidi Anne Mesmer

Registration$29.00 FOR MEMBERS  |  $35.00 for nonmembers

Special pricing is available for groups of 5+, students, and individuals in countries with developing economies. Contact for details.

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