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Phonemic Segmentation

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Watch Dr. Louisa Moats, reading expert and consultant, demonstrate activities for teaching segmentation and connecting sounds to letters.

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Expert Interview

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Letters vs. Phonemes

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Dr. Louisa Moats, reading expert and consultant, illustrates the difference between a phoneme and a letter and explains why it is important to teach phonological awareness skills in addition to...

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Expert Interview

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About Oceans: Integrating Language and Literacy Activities

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A preschool teacher discusses how she plans early literacy and language instruction, extends learning through teachable moments, and monitors student learning using a thematic unit on...

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School Example

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Using Evaluation Data to Improve Teaching

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Listen to how a program director called on external evaluators to help staff interpret and use data to support children's learning. Follow along with Using Evaluation Data to Improve Instruction as...

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School Example

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Keeping Track of Student Progress With Portfolios

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A coach describes using the Personal Literacy Plan to track student progress and plan instruction. Download the Personal Literacy Plan: Using Assessment Data to Guide Instruction to follow...

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School Example

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Phonological Awareness: Developmental Continuum

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Watch a preschool director discuss the importance of teaching phonological awareness skills along a continuum and how to help teachers implement this practice and reinforce auditory work in...

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School Example

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Letters and Sounds

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Watch this kindergarten teacher demonstrate an effective classroom activity for teaching phonemic awareness, including a brief lesson on letter-sound correspondence.

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School Example

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Using a Phonological Awareness Developmental Continuum

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The Portales preschool program uses this framework to organize information about phonological awareness skills as explained by the program's principal investigator in Phonological Awareness: A...

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Sample Material

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Using Evaluation Data to Improve Instruction

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This PowerPoint presentation shows how administrators use evaluation data to identify needed changes and plan professional development. The approach is discussed in the Using Evaluation Data to...

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Sample Material

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Personal Literacy Plan: Using Assessment Data to Guide Instruction

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Ready to Learn created this tool as a quick way to see where children are in literacy development. In Keeping Track of Student Progress With Portfolios, the literacy coach talks about how staff use...

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Sample Material

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Early Literacy Progress Monitoring Rubric

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Here you will see a pictorial progress monitoring rubric that Janesville teachers use to keep a daily record of children's learning throughout the year and to talk with children about their...

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Sample Material

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Phonological Awareness Resource Books

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Consider using this list of resource books prepared by the Syracuse Early Reading First program. These staff development resources support teachers in planning phonological awareness...

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Sample Material

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