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.

Teacher modeling, repeated reading, progress monitoring Read Naturally Strategy Training

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:

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Read Naturally Full-Day Seminars

Presented classroom-style at locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, and taught by nationally recognized educators.
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District/service center training

Read Naturally District/Service Center Training

Presented on-site at your district location or educational service center, and taught by nationally recognized educators.
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Read Live Training

To efficiently implement Read Live, Read Naturally's web-based software, each teacher should complete Read Live training:

Read Naturally Live Hands-On Training

Read Naturally Live Hands-on Training and Strategy Workshop

Attend this workshop to expand your understanding of the Read Naturally Strategy and receive instructor-led, hands-on training that explores the powerful functionality of Read Naturally Live.
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Read Naturally Online Courses

These online training courses teach you about the power of the Read Naturally Strategy and how to implement both Read Naturally Live and Word Warm-ups Live with maximum benefits for students.
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Program-Specific Teacher's Manuals

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.

Read Naturally Live pointer Read Live User Guide
Read Naturally Encore pointer Read Naturally Encore Teacher's Manual
Read Naturally Masters Edition (ME) pointer Read Naturally ME Teacher's Manual
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 pointer Word Warm-ups 1 Teacher's Manual
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Take Aim at Vocabulary pointer Take Aim at Vocabulary Teacher's Manual
Signs for Sounds pointer Signs for Sounds Teacher's Manual
Funēmics pointer Funēmics Teacher's Manual
Splat-O-Nym pointer Splat-O-Nym Online Help

Knowledgebase Resources

Our knowledgebase includes additional resources to help you get the maximum benefit from our intervention programs, including teacher and student videos, recorded webinars, how-to information, answers to common questions, teacher tools, and more.
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Read Naturally Online Courses

Read Naturally Live Online CourseThese self-paced courses prepares a teacher to use Read Naturally Live and Word Warm-ups Live by developing an understanding of the Read Naturally Strategy and providing in-depth training in how to effectively implement both programs.

​You'll learn these key concepts:

  • The role of fluency in reading development.
  • How to determine who needs reading intervention.
  • How the research-based Read Naturally Strategy works and why it is effective.

You'll also learn how to set up the programs, place students, implement the steps, keep students challenged, and troubleshoot when a student is not improving.

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Look for Read Naturally at Educational Conferences

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.
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Please let us know what questions you have so we can assist. For Technical Support, please call us or submit a software support request.

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