Explore 5 Elements For Providing Meaningful, Actionable Professional Development
Make the Research Base Evident
Professional development builds the critical bridge between research and practice. Reflecting on sound research and best practice provides participants a blueprint for making sense of the science of the discipline.
This fun “eye-movements” activity is grounded in research about how we read.
Many of these tools, activities, and video samples come from LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) professional development, which provides new and veteran teachers, coaches, and administrators a blueprint for making sense of scientific research and aligning literacy instruction to best practices in the classroom. This research-based professional development, created by nationally renowned literacy expert and LANGUAGE! Live author Louisa Moats, Ed.D., has been successfully implemented nationwide.