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Teaching Fluency in Remote Learning Environments

Remote Learning Series

Given the current reality, the need for new approaches for teaching and learning reading— especially in online/remote environments—is critical. Now, is the time to provide educators with approaches for making reading instruction work for all students in all instructional environments. Join literacy expert and member of the International Reading Hall of Fame Dr. Tim Rasinski as he shares the importance of fluency for overall reading proficiency, and how best to address fluency in a remote learning environment.

Attendees will learn:

  • How to know if fluency is NOT being sufficiently addressed in classroom instruction
  • Strategies for teaching fluency using online tools (e.g. Zoom, document camera, videos)
  • Texts for teaching fluency in remote learning environments
  • How to help parents use online tools at home

Dr. Julie Klingerman

Dr. Tim. Rasinski

Timothy Rasinski is a professor of literacy education at Kent State University and director of its award-winning reading clinic. He also holds the Rebecca Tolle and Burton W. Gorman Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership. Dr. Rasinski has written more than 200 articles and has authored, co-authored or edited more than 50 books or curriculum programs about reading education. He is author of the best-selling books about reading fluency, The Fluent Reader and The Megabook of Fluency. His scholarly interests include reading fluency and word study, reading in the elementary and middle grades, and readers who struggle. His research about reading has been cited by the National Reading Panel and has been published in journals such as Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, Reading Psychology, and the Journal of Educational Research. Dr. Rasinski is the first author of the fluency chapter for the Handbook of Reading Research, Volume IV.

He served a three-year term on the board of directors of the International Reading Association and was co-editor of The Reading Teacher, the world's most widely read journal of literacy education. He has also served as co-editor of the Journal of Literacy Research and is past president of the College Reading Association; he has won the A. B. Herr and Laureate Awards from the College Reading Association for his scholarly contributions to literacy education. In 2010, Dr. Rasinski was elected to the International Reading Hall of Fame.

Prior to Kent State University, he taught literacy education at the University of Georgia. He taught for several years as an elementary and middle school classroom and Title I reading intervention teacher in Omaha, NE. He is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces.

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