Do you want to learn what the research really says about effective reading instruction?
Does this sound like you?
Do you find all the 'Balanced Literacy' vs. 'Science of Reading' arguments confusing?
Do you want clarity on what you should and shouldn't be doing in your reading lessons?
The good news is, I've read all the research, all the books and all the blog posts. I've also trialled all the learning in real classrooms with real kids.
And, now that I've done all the work for you, I've simplified all of the most important information and built it into this easy-to-follow self-paced course.JOIN NOW
Learn how effective phonics instruction can either support, enhance or transform your current approach to reading instruction.
Help your struggling readers
Learn how to effectively diagnose the problems underlying reading difficulties so you can provide specific and targetted support to your struggling readers.
Learn what research says about reading instruction, so you can confidently implement the most effective approach for your students.
Introduction to the course
MODULE 1: Introduction
Take a short history tour comparing and contrasting past instructional reading approaches and learn about my Emergent Reader Building Block model.
Learn all about phonological awareness: what it is, why it's important and how to teach and assess it.
Learn all about what phonics is and what it isn't. Learn how to teach and assess phonics and tackle the good, bad and ugly of decodable texts.
High Frequency Words
Learn what research says about effective High Frequency Word instruction and hear about some common misconceptions to avoid.
Learn the many links between fluency and comprehension. Build your knowledge on teaching and assessing its three major components.
Vocabulary and Comprehsnion
Learn the critical components of comprehension instruction required for emergent readers.
Who is this course for?
Anne, School Principal
"If you want to know more about the evidence behind a structured approach to Literacy, then this is the course for you.
Riss is a knowledgeable and engaging presenter who shares research and strategies that might challenge your current beliefs, but will also answer the burning questions you have about the important components of teaching children how to read.
Foray into Phonics will give you clarity about the research into the most effective way to teach reading."
All the details:
What: 8-hours of self-paced pre-recorded video lessons. The course is divided into 7 modules. Each module is approximately 1-hour long (Perfect for PLCs).
When: The Term 2 intake will open in April. The course will start on April 22. We'll release one module of learning each week for 8 weeks after that. You'll have access to the course for 12 months from the date of purchase.
Price: $270AUD + GST ($297 total) per person. If you'd like to enquire about large group discounts or pay in another currency please email [email protected]
Who: This course is perfect for pre-service teachers, classroom teachers and leaders who are at the start of their evidence-based reading instruction journey.
Other: 5% of all profits from Oz Lit Teacher courses go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.
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My name is Riss Leung and I'm an Australian literacy consultant. I'm a former primary school principal, Teaching and Learning coach and Book Week judge.
I created this course because I believe literacy changes lives and I want to help enable every student to have access to the highest quality literacy instruction available (irrespective of their postcode).
You can learn more about me here.JOIN NOW