Teaching At-Risk & Struggling Children to Learn to Read

The Decision Tree: Selecting Diagnostic Assessments & Interventions for Struggling Readers


Preview Version

The preview below highlights the presentation given by Dr. Margie Gillis about how classroom teachers can effectively decide on the best interventions for specific students struggling and at-risk readers. This presentation was given on October 13, 2017 at Reading Matters to Maine’s Ninth Conversation about Reading.


Before viewing the full-length version, you should print out the study guide (and handout) for ease in note taking and group discussion.


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Study Guide Speaker Handout Mastery Quiz


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The book referenced in this presentation, Equipped for Reading Success: A Comprehensive, Step-by-Step Program for Developing Phonemic Awareness and Fluent Word Recognition by David A. Kilpatrick, is a valuable complement to any evidence-based reading program.

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