Keys to Adolescent Literacy (Live Virtual Training)

Keys to Literacy Event

Live, Virtual Professional Development

What kind of literacy instruction do students in grades 5-12 need? What is content literacy instruction?  Why do some students have difficulty reading and writing after grade 5?

This one-day workshop provides an overview of what literacy instruction should look like in grades 5-12 for all students and for students who have difficulty with reading and writing.

Virtual-Live Format: The Keys trainer will use Zoom video conferencing to deliver this training in an interactive format using features such as breakout rooms, chat, and Google shared documents.

Training Description

  • Adolescent literacy defined, overview of the research on instruction in grades 5-12
  • Components of reading and writing, and development across the grades
  • The “Simple View” of reading: the combined roles of decoding and language comprehension in learning to read
  • How the brain learns to read
  • Suggestions for teaching vocabulary, comprehension and writing in all content areas
  • Review of causes of literacy difficulty


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  • If you cancel 3 days or more prior to training, you will be issued a full refund.
  • No refunds will be issued for "no shows" or cancellations within 72 hours of training.
  • Substitutions accepted.


Who Should Participate

Educators and administrators who are interested in learning more about literacy instruction in grades 5-12.



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Keys to Adolescent Literacy (Live Virtual Training) (June 29, 2022: Virtual)
June 29, 2022: Virtual
$ 149.00


We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and the impact on our employees and the schools where we provide professional development.

During this time period when onsite, face-to-face training and coaching is not possible, we offer multiple options for accessing our literacy PD content and instructional practices.

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