Early Literacy Intervention:
Expanding Expertise and Impact

a Reading Recovery initiative in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education

The goal of this initiative is to focus on developing highly effective teachers and resources for schools for improving the reading and writing abilities of students.
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Home Intervention Coaching
Coaching Teachers Working in Intervention Settings:
Supporting Effective Processing in Readers

On-Demand Audio Webcast with PowerPoint Presentation
Originally aired Thursday, April 29, 2010
Length of session
90 minutes including questions and answers
Target audience
Lliteracy coaches, special area teachers, and school administrators
Featured speakers
  • Enrique Puig
    Director, Morgridge International Reading Center, University of Central Florida
  • Diane DeFord
    Professor, Swearingen Chair of Literacy Education, University of South Carolina
  • Kathleen Fay
    Primary Literacy Collaborative Coordinator, Fairfax County, Virginia

Session description
This session includes a discussion on coaching, strategies for shifting teachers' beliefs and practices, and specific examples of how coaches work with teachers to ensure effective processing in children experiencing learning difficulties.
Equipment needed
Computer with high-speed Internet connection, computer speakers

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