This is a power point presentation for parents or teachers during staff development that focuses on the big picture of teaching children to read. The areas covered are:
Describe the state of reading today and how it relates to what your child’s teachers are doing to provide good instruction.
-Compare the brain activation patterns of good and poor readers and explain how this information might inform reading instruction.
-Describe the essential components of reading instruction.
-Recognize some stumbling blocks to becoming a proficient reader.
-Identify actions you can take today to help your child become a better reader.