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Teacher Preparedness:
Who is Confident Teaching Reading and Spelling?



Poor preparation of teachers specializing in reading and learning disabilities is contributing to this country’s literacy problem. In this insightful presentation, nationally recognized literacy expert Dr. Louisa Moats explores why this problem exists and what administrators and teachers can do to help students achieve greater success.

In this webinar you will gain insight into:

  • The disciplinary knowledge necessary to be confident (and effective)
  • The dynamic interconnection of reading development, structure of language, and assessment of individual differences
  • How to help educators become confident (and effective) teachers of reading, spelling, and language
  • Why considerable breadth and depth of subject matter knowledge is necessary to teach explicitly


Dr. Louisa Moats

Dr. Moats is a nationally recognized authority on literacy education and is widely acclaimed as a researcher, speaker, consultant, and trainer. She received her doctorate in reading and human development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and is widely published on reading instruction, the professional development of teachers, and the relationship between language, reading, and spelling.

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