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Tuesday, October 15 • 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Advanced word study for secondary students LIMITED

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In this session, participants will learn about the importance of teaching advanced word study to all students, but especially to those who struggle with literacy. We will examine a bit of data demonstrating the gaps that some secondary students demonstrate in reading and spelling. We will then spend the rest of the time developing background knowledge related to English phonololgy, orthography, and morphology. Throughout the session, participants will learn and practice specific instructional strategies to help studentss develop advanced word knowledge.

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Althea Woodruff

Senior Field Trainer/Analyst, The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Althea Woodruff currently works on creating professional development materials for the TIER Network 5 project at UT Austin’s Meadows Center. She also worked on the Building RTI Capacity project and helped write theTexas Literacy Achievement Academies (LAAs) for grades K-1, and... Read More →

Tuesday October 15, 2019 12:30pm - 2:20pm CDT
Library- Red Room

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