Read Live Hands-on Training

Read Naturally Live Hands-on Training and Strategy Workshop

Read Naturally Live Hands-on Training and Strategy Workshop​Read Naturally Live is a powerful tool for developing students’ fluency, supporting vocabulary, and promoting comprehension. To ensure you’re getting the most from Read Naturally Live, we have developed a new training opportunity that combines our Read Naturally Strategy workshop with instructor led, hands-on software training designed specifically for Read Naturally Live users.

Join us for this exciting new training opportunity to expand your understanding of the Read Naturally Strategy and receive practical, hands-on experience exploring all the powerful functionality of Read Naturally Live.

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The Read Naturally Live Hands-on Training and Strategy Workshop is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) event. Each participant will need to have their own laptop computer. Note: Tablets (iPads, Androids, etc.) are not suitable for this training. Please refer to the information below to ensure your device meets the system requirements for this training.

Operating System Compatibility
  • Windows 7 and higher
  • Mac OS X 10.6 and higher
  • Chrome OS
Browser Compatibility
  • Google Chrome versions 17 and higher (recommended)
  • Mozilla Firefox versions 5 and higher
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 9 and higher
  • Apple Safari versions 5.1 and higher (Mac OS only)
Browser Plug-ins
Screen Resolution
  • 1024 by 768 and higher
Audio
  • Ability to play audio (headphones preferred)

In the half-day Read Naturally Live Hands-on Training session, you will learn…

  • How to enroll students in Read Live, assign licenses to students, and work efficiently using groups
  • How to place students in the appropriate series, level, and goal to begin working in Read Naturally Live
  • The steps that students perform as they work through a story
  • Remedial tasks to assign when students do not pass a story
  • How to customize program options to maximize progress for each student
  • How to monitor student progress with reports, and make adjustments when necessary
  • How to print parent letters and student awards to facilitate communication with students and parents

In the half-day Read Naturally Strategy Workshop, you will learn…

  • To combine the research-based strategies of teacher modeling, repeated reading, and self-monitoring of progress to significantly improve fluency, support vocabulary, and promote comprehension in developing readers
  • To individually place students in appropriate reading levels in Read Naturally Live and to set appropriate reading-rate goals
  • To adjust students’ reading levels and goal rates in Read Naturally Live to accelerate their reading achievement

As part of the registration fee, all attendees will receive…

  • One copy of the Read Live Hands-on Training Workbook ($49 value)
  • The information and skills necessary to accelerate the reading achievement of your students
  • Seminar packets including research, stories and guidelines for placement, program implementation tips, and a bibliography
  • A certificate of completion indicating six hours of continuing education time
8:00–8:30 Registration and coffee
8:30–9:15 Overview of the Read Naturally strategy & supporting research
9:30–10:30 Planning & setting up; placing students
10:30–11:30 Monitoring student performance
11:30–12:45 Lunch (on your own)
12:45–1:30 Working through the steps of Read Naturally Live (Demo)
1:30–3:30 Instructor guided exercises from the Read Live Hands-on Workbook
3:30–4:00 Wrap-up and Q&A
To register by mail or fax, complete this printable registration form:
Mailing address:

Read Naturally Inc.
1284 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 600
Saint Paul, MN 55121

Fax number:

651.452.9204

If you are paying by credit card, you can also register by phone:
  • 651.452.4085
  • Toll-free: 1.800.788.4085

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