California Data and Implications

https://ca.thereadingleague.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/78/2023/07/Flyer_TRL-CA-Todd-Collins.pptx.png Todd Collins is the Founder of the California Reading Coalition. As a self-proclaimed data nerd, he has collected extensive data on the state of literacy in CA. Join us as Todd shares the current data and implications for our work.

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Language Variations and Dialect in African American Students

https://ca.thereadingleague.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/78/2023/07/Flyer_TRL-CA-Washington.pptx.png Join us for an intriguing and informative session with Dr. Julie Washington from UC Irvine. She will share how learning to read depends upon learning the phonemic, phonological, syntactic and morphological structure of words. For children who speak varieties of English that differ from General American English these domains of language may differ significantly from text, making it harder to learn to read and write. In the case of African American children in particular, use of the language variety African American English has been found to influence outcomes in reading, writing, spelling and assessment and this is particularly true for […]

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The Foundation of Effective Literacy Practices and Why It’s Harder for ELs and Their Teachers

https://ca.thereadingleague.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/78/2023/12/Screenshot-2023-12-18-at-3.58.22-PM.png Join us as we welcome Stanford University Professor Emeritus, Dr. Claude Goldenberg, as he shares the foundations of effective literacy, with particular emphasis on our English learners. Dr. Goldenberg is a leading expert in this field and has done extensive work in ensuring the literacy success of our multilingual learners.

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