To help you grow as an educator and make the most of Read Naturally's programs and tools, we offer a range of professional development options. Choose the option or options that best fit your school's needs.
To maximize student results, teachers need TWO kinds of training:
To maximize student results, all teachers should have training to understand: the Read Naturally strategy, how to place students appropriately, how to implement the program effectively, and how to monitor student performance.
There are several options for providing this professional development:
To efficiently implement your selected format of the program, each teacher should complete a hands-on training course (Read Naturally software formats) or carefully follow the explicit directions in the teacher’s manual for setting up student folders (Read Naturally print/CD formats). There is a hands-on component for each format:
To optimize your results, Read Naturally consultants will provide remote coaching at three critical points during implementation. After reviewing Read Live data, coaching will focus on placement; monitoring student performance; making changes in goal, level or program options; implementing the program with fidelity; deciding when a student is ready to exit the program; and other common areas of concern.
Yes, Read Naturally presenters give informative presentations at reading and education conferences throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Are you interested in learning more about Read Naturally's programs? Are you involved in a curriculum planning or RTI implementation group? A private webcast can demonstrate the features and benefits of Read Naturally's programs through a live, personalized presentation.
Please let us know what questions you have so we can assist. For Technical Support, please call us or submit a software support request.