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Advocate Academy
Webinar Series


Advocate Academy

Understanding Reading Instruction
and Remediation

Conducted November 13 and 15, 2006

Presenter: Sally Grimes, Ed.M.

Sally Grimes, Ed.M.
Sally Grimes 
Founding Director
Grimes Reading Institute

Webinar Archives and Materials

Webinar Archives:

PART I: This is the Archive of the November 13, 2006 Webinar. (1 hr., 22 minutes in length)
This is the Archive of the November 15, 2006 Webinar. (1 hr., 20 minutes in length)
(Note: Playing archives requires FLASH to be activated.You can start, stop, pause, fast forward or rewind the recording using the controls on the ReadyTalk player.)

Webinar PowerPoint Presentation Handouts:

This is the Handout for PART I of the Webinar presentation (November 13, 2006). (PDF, 20 pgs.)

PART II: This is the Handout for PART II of the Webinar presentation (November 15, 2006). (PDF, 15 pgs.)

Strategies for Advocates: This chart offers strategies that advocates might use in discussing the reading instruction and remediation for struggling readers (PDF, 4 pgs).

Supplemental Information: This is an additional Handout offering supplemental information on reading instruction and remediation. (PDF, 7 pgs.)


Reading: The Last Civil Right: This is an article by Sally Grimes, Ed.M., on reading failure among America's school children and ways to address the problem. (PDF, 6 pgs.)

Target the Problem: This handout describes the five components of reading and difficulties that kids experience within each area. From Reading Rockets (PDF, 5 pgs.)

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