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    A research-based intervention designed for adolescents reading two or more years below grade level.

    The Expedition Literacy workshops introduce you to a sequence of four different reading interventions designed to give struggling readers in grades 6 - 12 the literacy skills they need to be successful in high school, college or career.

    The Expedition Literacy curricula has been developed for replication in a variety of academic environments and has proven efficacy with regular education, special education and English language learners. A curriculum kit has been developed for each of the four Expedition Literacy courses, and each kit includes the instructions and materials needed to set up and facilitate a successful classroom, two include web-based software to accompany the courses.

    This program is ideal for educators in reading intervention and support programs who assist students reading two or more years below their grade level.

    Training Benefits
      Bolster your students’ decoding, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension skills

      Reduce student failure on formative, summative, district and statewide assessments

      Improve students’ accuracy and fluency in oral reading, silent reading and writing

      Address behavior problems of students related to academic failure and frustration

      Increase students’ literary and academic vocabularies, as well as background knowledge

      Help decrease early dropout, teen pregnancy, generational illiteracy, criminal tendencies

    Choose Your Training Method

      Virtual Live Training
      In these live, interactive virtual experiences you will learn how to accurately diagnose reading deficits and implement a comprehensive, multi-tiered reading program that will address the needs of your most struggling students.
      In Person Training
      Our in-person training options offer a highly interactive workshop where experienced instructors will equip you with the materials and strategies to accurately diagnose reading deficits and implement a comprehensive, multi-tiered reading program that will address the needs of your most struggling students.
    Virtual Live Training
    In these live, interactive virtual experiences you will learn how to accurately diagnose reading deficits and implement a comprehensive, multi-tiered reading program that will address the needs of your most struggling students.
    In Person Training
    Our in-person training options offer a highly interactive workshop where experienced instructors will equip you with the materials and strategies to accurately diagnose reading deficits and implement a comprehensive, multi-tiered reading program that will address the needs of your most struggling students.
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