Join us as National Literacy Consultant Kimberli Kern takes a closer look at the key characteristics of effective phonics instruction and common causes of failure outlined in ILA’s latest position paper “Meeting the Challenges of Early Literacy Phonics Instruction.” Learn how to identify and implement next steps to fine-tune your instruction and maximize learning.
MORNING SESSION: Phonics Instruction in English
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
In this session, you’ll learn to:
• Incorporate the 8 Key Characteristics of strong phonics instruction
• Create multisensory pathways for students with dyslexia and striving readers
• Address the 10 Common Causes of Failure in phonics instruction
• Accelerate phonics development through authentic reading & writing practice
>>Lunch on your own<<
AFTERNOON WORKSHOP: Phonics Instruction in Spanish
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Spend the afternoon with NABE Leadership Award winner and biliteracy expert Silvia Dorta-Duque de Reyes as she illustrates how to leverage the connection between best practices in Spanish and English phonics instruction in order to promote cross-linguistic transfer and accelerate Spanish phonics learning!