Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Timothy Rasinski on Fluency
Recommended for Teachers of Grades K-5
Nationally-renowned fluency expert Timothy Rasinski discusses ways to help young children develop their reading fluency, word recognition, and overall comprehension. Rasinski will present a research-proven early intervention program where parents and children engage in repeated, guided reading, and then do a quick skill-building activity to help build a foundation for reading success.
Timothy Rasinski is a professor of literacy education at Kent State University. He has written over 200 articles and has authored, co-authored or edited over 50 books or curriculum programs on reading education. He is author of the best selling book on reading fluency entitled The Fluent Reader, published by Scholastic, and co-author of the award winning fluency program called Fluency First, published by the Wright Group. His scholarly interests include reading fluency and word study, reading in the elementary and middle grades, and readers who struggle.