Building on the gold standard of LETRS professional development, the LETRS supplementary modules address specific areas of need within reading instruction.
Teaching English Learners
Provides instructional leaders with in-depth professional development that addresses
critical components of effective instruction for English Learners
Teaching English Learners addresses the key principles of effective instruction for students whose first language is not English. This manual provides a framework for understanding critical components of EL/ELL reading instruction that link directly to observable instructional behaviors in the classroom. Teaching English Learners is for instructional leaders who have a responsibility to establish policies involving effective instruction for these students.
LETRS for Early Childhood Educators
Provides quality professional development designed to help young children build a strong early literacy foundation
Designed specifically for early childhood educators, this interactive module prepares teachers to provide
instruction that is proven to build a strong foundation in early literacy skills. The program explores language
and literacy in ways that create a deeper understanding of these important processes. This module is for
educators working with preschool and kindergarten children or early elementary children who are experiencing
difficulty with the literacy process.
Training guide for tutors
ParaReading prepares today’s paraprofessionals for the increasing demands placed on them in the reading
classroom. To be effective, para-educators and reading tutors need training that incorporates current,
scientifically based research on student learning. This is the single best resource available to any potential
tutor who wants to become an integral part of the reading instruction process. Based on key LETRS concepts,
ParaReading not only increases the effectiveness of reading tutors, but also grounds them in a proven,
research-based system of teaching.