Reading Fundamentals #2: Laying the Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction
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This second course in the series lays the foundation for effective reading instruction and covers the elements involved. You will benefit, and more importantly, your students will benefit, both in terms of their behavior and their academic performance. You will also learn about the importance of reading instruction, some sobering statistics on U.S. reading performance, and what happens when individuals are not proficient in reading.