Reading & Literacy K-12 Essentials Forum

Unlocking Reading Comprehension

This event occurred on February 15, 2024 4:30 PM EST.
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The “science of reading” includes far more than phonics—its end goal is student comprehension of increasingly complex text. To be successful, schools must introduce students to extensive content, provide the background knowledge and vocabulary needed to understand new books, all while building their stamina to persist through harder and longer text.

Join us to dive deep into reading comprehension, see exclusive new data on what educators see as the top challenges, and get ideas to improve student outcomes. Attendees will come away with knowledge of the components of reading comprehension, a sense of the core obstacles, and insights into promising new curricular developments.

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Agenda

2:00pm ET

Welcome & Introduction

2:10pm ET

Interactive Session: Reading Comprehension—Understanding the Challenges

2:20pm ET

Industry Perspective: Science of Reading 2.0: Translating Research to Practice

2:30pm ET

Panel Discussion: Building Students’ Knowledge

3:15pm ET

Industry Perspective: Ready, Set, Read: Kick-start Literacy with Ebooks & Audiobooks

3:25pm ET

Q&A: Is Testing Getting in the Way?

3:55pm ET

Industry Perspective: The Missing Link to Comprehension May Already Be on Your Bookshelf

4:05pm ET

Interactive Session: Stamina and Attention—Key Components of Reading

4:15pm ET

Closing Thoughts





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