Improving Reading Comprehension
Saturday, January 12, 2013, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
This workshop will address the research behind what impacts comprehension and present effective multisensory strategies to improve comprehension such as the Modified, the Directed, Pre-Reading Approach. The workshop will include effective hands-on activities such as Brain Gym (for teaching directionality), visualizing, vocabulary-building techniques and other instructional tools that can help create strong readers who understand and remember what they read.
Workshop Facilitators: Beth Augustine and Martha Silk, reading specialists at The Siena School