reading goals and reading fluency 2The 2011 Nation’s Report Card™ indicates that reading scores are flat for fourth grade students—in fact, they are virtually unchanged since 2009—even despite an uptick in language arts classroom instructional time in schools across the country.

Join Marygrove College’s MAT Master Alum, Christina Bainbridge and Academic Director, Dr. Diane S. Brown as they answer the question: What more can teachers do to improve reading fluency?

Research shows that when students are in control of their own learning goals, powerful things can happen.

We'll examine D.I.B.E.L.S.: Does It Benefit Early Learners to Set Goals?

Marygrove MAT Master Teacher and Alum, Christina Bainbridge

Christina Bainbridge, who earned her Marygrove Master in the Art of Teaching degree in 2009, relates how her own research-based aid to reading intervention for at-risk students works wonders for early learners. Grab a pencil, as Christina guides you, step-by-step, on achieving reading mastery for even the most hard-to-reach students.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to empower students to set learning goals
  • Why tracking success in one area of reading helps students succeed in other areas of reading
  • How to get results in oral reading fluency in less than three months
Marygrove MAT Academic Director, Dr. Diane Brown

Also hear from Marygrove MAT Academic Director Dr. Diane Brown as she answers your questions about earning an online degree, and shows you why your participation in Marygrove’s MAT program will have a significant impact on the lives of your students.

She'll explain:

  • How to overcome the stress related to current legislation affecting your classroom.
  • How Marygrove’s online courses, relevant to today’s working educator, address:

o Response to Intervention
o Teaching Responsively
o Helping Struggling Readers

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