Building Reading Muscle

Building reading muscle requires training, perseverance and constant progress monitoring.  Participants will review intervention strategies that include timely response to intervention focused on strength and strategy.  Strategic and differentiated interventions reviewed and practiced with will include cognitive questioning, vocabulary development, peer and teacher feedback, use of graphic organizers and reflective self-monitoring strategies as they apply to middle-level learners.

Course Outcomes:

  • Investigate and construct intervention strategies focused on response to intervention
  • Apply strategies to differentiate instruction for struggling learners
  • Identify, produce and implement vocabulary and questioning strategies combined with consistent use of teacher and peer feedback to build reading muscle