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.
The Read Naturally Strategy provides the research-based foundation for our core reading interventions:
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.
These options are available for Read Naturally Strategy training:
Presented classroom-style at locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, and taught by nationally recognized educators.
Learn more about Full-Day Seminars
Presented on-site at your district location or educational service center, and taught by nationally recognized educators.
Learn more about District/Service Center Training
To efficiently implement the Read Naturally software-based programs, each teacher should complete a hands-on training course:
Work through hands-on exercises using an online simulation of Read Naturally Live and Benchmark Assessor Live software.
Learn more about Read Live Hands-On Training
Work through hands-on exercises using a CD-ROM-based simulation of Read Naturally Software Edition.
Learn more about the SE Self-Study Course
For programs without targeted training, your go-to resource is the teacher's manual for that program. Each teacher's manual include in-depth instructions for implementing a given program. The following table provides links to the teacher's manuals or equivalent manuals for our intervention programs.
|PRODUCT||TEACHER'S MANUAL (OR EQUIVALENT)|
|Read Naturally Live||Read Live User Guide|
|Read Naturally Encore||Read Naturally Encore Teacher's Manual|
|Read Naturally Masters Edition (ME)||Read Naturally ME Teacher's Manual|
|Read Naturally Software Edition (SE)|| Read Naturally SE v2.1 Teacher's Guide |
Read Naturally SE v2.0 Teacher's Guide
Read Naturally SE v1 User Guide
|Read Naturally GATE (Group and Tutoring Edition)||(Each GATE Teacher's Guide explains how to use the program and includes scripted lessons.)|
|Word Warm-ups|| Word Warm-ups 1 Teacher's Manual |
Word Warm-ups 2 Teacher's Manual
Word Warm-ups 3 Teacher's Manual
|Take Aim at Vocabulary||Take Aim at Vocabulary Teacher's Manual|
|Signs for Sounds||Signs for Sounds Teacher's Manual|
|Funēmics||Funēmics Teacher's Manual|
|Splat-O-Nym||Splat-O-Nym Online Help|
Our knowledgebase includes additional resources to help you get the maximum benefit from our intervention programs, including how-to information, answers to common questions, teacher tools, and more.
Explore the Read Naturally knowledgebase
To optimize results for Read Live customers, Read Naturally teacher-consultants can provide remote coaching at three critical points during implementation. After reviewing Read Live data, coaching focuses on:
Learn about important reading topics and gain insights into our intervention programs and assessment tools by attending Read Naturally's presentations at national and regional educational conferences.
Upcoming conferences where you can meet Read Naturally presenters and exhibitors
Please let us know what questions you have so we can assist. For Technical Support, please call us or submit a software support request.