In this module series, Stephanie Downey Toledo presents on the need for increasing language skills for children from low socioeconomic backgrounds.
In this module, Stephanie Downey Toledo discusses how to increase contextualization in the classroom in a way that best helps our students learn in the classroom.
In this first module, Stephanie Downey Toledo defines the achievement gap and its importance in our society.
Stephanie reminds us to be sympathetic to the challenges our students face and provides strategies to motivate and support adolescent readers.
Stephanie provides strategies that providers and parents alike can use with children from low income backgrounds to support emergent literacy.
Stephanie discusses the importance of educating parents so that they know how to support their child’s literacy development before they enter school.
This playlist of 8 modules presents information on typical reading development, including information specifically for English Language Learner (ELL) and speech and language impaired (SLI) populations.
This module explains why the SLP is a key part of evidence based literacy development.
This module examines myths persistent in vocabulary instruction and provides evidence based strategies to appropriately support vocabulary acquisition.
In this module, Stephanie Downey Toledo explores considerations for students who are bilingual in regards to reading development.