Science of Reading Webinars
Expand your expertise with live and on-demand webinars that fit your schedule. We bring you today’s literacy education experts to share best practices, new resources, and inspiration.
10 questions & 4 tips for transforming literacy leadership
Get answers to the 10 questions every site-based leader needs to answer about student literacy achievement, tiered instruction, and aligning your reading program with evidence.
If I am a lifelong learner I never have it all figured out. I stay curious and I ask myself powerful questions. I ask other people powerful questions, and I realize that as an instructional leader, if I am not asking myself those tough questions, am I really creating an ecosystem where people can thrive and grow and transform?
Tracy White Weeden, EdD
95 Percent Group webinars provide an accessible forum for professional learning with today’s leading literacy experts. Deepen your understanding of how to master effective literacy instruction based in the science of reading.
Literacy Rising in Mississippi
Mississippi was once ranked last in the nation for reading achievement, but today has turned the tide. In this webinar, Dr. Kymyona Burk, Mississippi’s former state literacy director and now a senior policy fellow at ExcelinEd, and Kelly Butler, CEO of the Barksdale Reading Institute, share the strategic policies and actions that created this literacy success.
Improving Instructional Practices & Student Outcomes with Top 10 Tools
Top 10 Tools founder, Dr. Deb Glaser shared her rationale for creating this comprehensive course that empowers educators with the knowledge they need to develop proficient readers. Watch to learn more about the 10 self-paced modules that reflect the critical components of reading instruction and take an in-depth view of the user experience as Deb shares Tool 4: Phonics and Spelling – Effective Decoding and Encoding Instruction.
Bringing Reading Science to Practice for English Learners: A Transformation Story
Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer, and Dr. Antonio Fierro, Vice President Professional Learning and Academics at 95 Percent Group, are joined by education leaders from the Irving Independent School District in Irving, TX, to share how applying current reading science research to instruction positively impacts English learner outcomes.
95 Percent Group + Tools 4 Reading: The Perfect Partnership
Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer at 95 Percent Group, and Dr. Mary Dahlgren, Founder of Tools 4 Reading and Literacy Executive in Residence at 95 Percent Group, talk about what this new partnership means for educators and how it will effectively support instructional practices.
95 Phonics Core Program: Applying Reading Science to Transform Instruction
Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer, and Joni Maville, Director, Content Development, 95 Percent Group, were joined by Amy Bybee, Assistant Superintendent/Curriculum Director, and Laura Meyer, Fifth Grade Teacher with Ottawa School District in Kansas. They shared first-hand examples of how the 95 Percent Group phonics ecosystem has impacted students and teachers in the Ottawa school district.
Texas Tipping Point
Prepare to be inspired.
Learn why Dr. Tracy White Weeden, President & CEO of Neuhaus Education Center in Houston, TX, views Texas as a “tipping point” for advancing literacy and why she says educators are the “inventors of the future.”
What is a Phonics Ecosystem & Why Does it Matter?
In this webinar, Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer, and Joni Maville, Director, Content Development, were joined by Renee Hall, Supervisor of K-5 Reading, and Barbara Karsnitz, Second Grade Teacher with Wicomico County Public Schools in Maryland who shared their literacy success story.
Texas Tipping Point: How Literacy Is Changing In Texas
Dr. Tracy White Weeden, President & CEO of Neuhaus Education Center in Houston, TX, recently joined Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer at 95 Percent Group, to discuss advancing literacy and academic excellence for children and adults
Achieving Success with MTSS: Supporting Students in ALL Tiers of Instruction
During this session, Laura shared a list of tangible MTSS success factors observed in schools that are achieving significant gains in student literacy. She takes a closer look to determine what consistent structures and instructional practices are found in schools achieving MTSS success – and what’s missing in schools that are struggling to improve student outcomes.
Summer School That Works: Explicit, Efficient, and Effective
This session was designed to help district and school leaders guide your program planning process, strengthen your curriculum, reduce summer school teacher stress, and improve student learning outcomes by effectively addressing skill gaps in just a few weeks.
On-Demand Webinar: Applying Reading to Transform Instruction
Learn about a comprehensive literacy solution for all tiers across grades K-5. Find out how a structured curriculum benefits students and simplifies teacher preparation. This webinar also explains evidence-based literacy instruction and resources.
Small Group Structured Literacy Instruction
The right small group instruction can be an effective alternative to leveled learning. Learn strategies for creating student differentiation with small groups. This session explores materials, routines, and diagnostic assessments that give educators instructional options.
Professional learning on the science of reading
Our experienced 95 Percent Group network of consultants offer courses on a wide variety of literacy topics and provide comprehensive product training to improve learning outcomes.
of early elementary classrooms spend insufficient time providing direct instruction on all English phonemes
Science of reading in action
95 Percent Group + Tools 4 Reading webinar
Dr. Mary Dahlgren, founder of Tools 4 Reading and literacy executive in residence at 95 Percent Group, recently joined Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer at 95 Percent Group, for a webinar focused on how the new partnership of the two companies (95 Percent Group acquired Tools 4 Reading in January) is expanding resources, expertise, and support for students and teachers.
Reading instruction for grades four and five
Most fourth and fifth grade classroom teachers across the country share an expectation that their students have mastered reading basics in K-3. In grades 4 and 5, teachers are prepared to help students dive right in and navigate complex, grade-level text in all subject areas.
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