Understanding Word-Level Reading Problems: Implications for Instruction and Intervention
- October 18, 2021
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Date: October 18, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Fee: $50.00 – includes lunch and Dr. Kilpatrick’s book Equipped for Reading Success (Your district will be invoiced for the registration fee)
First Baptist Church Blue Springs
4500 Little Blue Pkwy.
Independence, MO 64057
This session will focus on how children learn to read words and why some children struggle. Understanding the nature of word-level reading development and word-level reading problems will guide both instruction and intervention. Studies consistently show that the most commonly used intervention approaches provide limited benefits for weak readers. However, other studies have shown that some approaches can yield very large reading gains for such students, and these will be the focus of the presentation. Specific, practical strategies and techniques will be presented. This session is most relevant for K-3 general educational classroom teachers (Tier 1) and K-12 remedial and special educational teachers
David Kilpatrick Bio
David A. Kilpatrick, PhD is a professor of psychology for the State University of New York College at Cortland. He is a New York State certified school psychologist with 28 years’ experience in schools. He has been teaching courses in learning disabilities and educational psychology since 1994. David is a reading researcher and the author of two books on reading, Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, and Equipped for Reading Success, and is a co-editor of a third, Reading Development and Difficulties: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice.