Sept 16th SOR - Sligo Education Centre

Sligo Education Centre
Ionad Oideachais Shligigh
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Science of Reading in the Middle and Senior Classes
Science of Reading and Writing: A Four Part Series
The Science of Reading is a large, interdisciplinary body of scientifically-based research about reading, which has been conducted over the past five decades. Using this research, we can learn how proficient reading and writing develops, why some students struggle, and how we can provide the most effective instruction to support all learners. In this series we will explore what effective research-based instruction looks like in the middle and senior classes.
(Please register separately for each event)
Science of Reading in the Middle and Senior Classes: Language Comprehension
In our second session we will explore the development of background knowledge, vocabulary and comprehension. We will consider how to structure robust routines to develop academic language and discourse. Practical guidance will be given for whole class and differentiated instruction.

Dr Treasa Bowe is a primary school teacher from Cork with over 23 years teaching experience, both in Ireland and Los Angeles, California . Across her career, Treasa has had keen and special interest in the area of literacy with her Masters research centred on Comprehension Strategy Instruction (CSI). Treasa was a member of the team that developed the highly regarded comprehension programme Building Bridges of Understanding (Mary Immaculate College, 2009). Treasa’s PhD research focused on the role of on-site continuing professional developing in promoting a whole school approach to CSI. More recently  Treasa has become better known to educators on both sides of the Atlantic Instagram as @betweenthecoversofagoodbook , where she shares her extensive knowledge about literacy, and picture books on a daily basis.
ATU Campus, Ballinode,Co Sligo.
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