Assessment and Highly Effective Intervention in Light of Advances in Understanding Word-Level Reading

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Grade Level Ranges:
PK - Grade 2, Grades 3- 5, Grades 6 - 8, Grades 9 -12
Content Areas:
Reading, Writing, and Communicating
Topic tags:
literacy, reading in the rockies, phonological awareness, david kilpatrick, dyslexia
Special populations:
Special Education
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Resource material

In this two-part lecture from Reading in the Rockies 2017, David Kilpatrick talks about how we can prevent and remediate reading struggles with a focus on phonemic awareness. He also discusses assessment to drive intervention. You will need to watch both parts in order to complete this resource.

Resource Links


Kilpatrick, D. (2017, October 7). Assessment and Highly Effective Intervention in Light of Advances in Understanding Word-Level Reading. Lecture presented at Reading in the Rockies, Vail, Colorado. Retrieved from