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A Step-by-Step Guide to Fluency Instruction in the Age of SOR

April 26, 2023
5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. ET

You must be registered to participate!

In this requested follow-up to the popular ILA Webinar featuring Timothy Rasinski and Chase Young, the longtime collaborators will dig deeper into methods for effective reading fluency instruction and interventions, providing step-by-step instructions for classroom implementation. This webinar will explore six evidence-based approaches, ranging from Tier 1 to Tier 3 instruction. Participants will gain a clear understanding of how these authentic, research-supported strategies yield better outcomes for students.

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

Your registration gives you access to both the live event and the on-demand recording, which will be available to you through October 26, 2023.

ILA Digital Events fees are nonrefundable. ILA reserves the right to make presenter substitutions if necessary due to extenuating circumstances.

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Using Literature to Promote Understanding, Empathy, and Global Citizenship

Date: May 9, 2023

Time: 05:00PM - 06:30PM

Literature has the power to open minds to new worlds, new understandings, and new possibilities. This free ILA Webinar, held in partnership with the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY), explores ways to leverage high-quality, global literature for powerful learning opportunities.

Mónica Montañés (author of Different), Mari Kanstad Johnsen (illustrator of Bedtime for Bo), Paloma Valdivia (illustrator of Book of Questions), and Sara Lissa Paulson (translator of Book of Questions), whose books were named to USBBY’s 2023 Outstanding International Books List, will be on hand to discuss their work and how engaging young readers in world literature can help them become active global citizens.


Registration is required to attend the live event and watch the recording. Please note that the live event will be accessible only to the first 300 attendees who log in on the day of the event.

Fact-Checking the "Science of Reading": Claims, Assumptions, and Consequences

May 25, 2023

5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. ET

Rob Tierney and P. David Pearson explore the validity of claims offered by scholars and policy advocates who align themselves with the “Science of Reading.” Specifically, they review key claims that have appeared in both scholarly and popular accounts of the “Science of Reading”—analyzing the evidence, reasoning, assumptions, and consequences associated with those claims.

Who should register: Classroom teachers, literacy/instructional coaches, reading/literacy specialists, literacy supervisors/coordinators, higher education faculty, principals and administrators, instructional leads, legislators, school board members, parents, and the media


Registration: $29.00 members | $35.00 nonmembers

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