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Hosted every June, Literacy Symposium is the premier annual, high-quality professional learning virtual event for preK–college educators. Register now and access the vast on demand library of Literacy Symposium presentations since inception from our lineup of internationally recognized authors, educators, and experts. All content is remote ready for continuous learning so registrants can watch and listen all year long.

A one-year license to the Literacy Symposium gives educators unlimited access to professional learning from authors and experts around the world addressing today’s innovative literacy topics, including closing the knowledge gap; assessment; literacy instruction for English learners; and writing and literacy for early childhood. With your registration you receive:

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See for yourself why educators across the world attend the Literacy Symposium. Please enjoy two complimentary literacy presentations:

  • Linguistic Differences and Early Writing Development: Implications for Nonmainstream Dialect Speakers, presented by Brandy Gatlin-Nash, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of California, Irvine
  • Morphological Awareness: Integrating Morphological Awareness Into Your Literacy Assessment, presented by Kenn Apel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, COMD Professor and Chair, and ASHA Fellow at the Arnold School of Public Health, University or South Carolina

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Literacy Symposium 2020 includes a lineup of internationally recognized authors, educators, and experts:

Natalie Wexler, J.D.
Author of The Knowledge Gap and co-author of The Writing Revolution

Brandy Gatlin-Nash, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of California, Irvine

Tiffany Hogan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Director of the Speech and Language (SAiL) Literacy Lab, and Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA

Kate Nation, BSc, DPhil, CPsychol
Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, England

Shane Piasta, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Reading and Literature in Early and Middle Childhood in the Department of Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, and Faculty Associate for the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy

Claude Goldenberg, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education, Stanford University

Kenn Apel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
COMD Professor and Chair, and ASHA Fellow at the Arnold School of Public Health, University or South Carolina

Maria Murray, Ph.D.
President and CEO, The Reading League

Jay Connor, J.D., MBA
Founder and CEO, Learning Ovations

Sarah Siegal, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Practice, Learning Ovations

Additional speakers and topics continually added.

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Clips from Previous Literacy Symposium Presentations

 

Dyslexia: What’s all the Fuss? A Scientific Perspective

Jack M. Fletcher, Ph.D.

 

Let’s Analyze! Using Teacher Expertise to Assess Lesson Effectiveness

Carol Tolman, Ed.D.

 

How Has the Common Core Changed Reading Instruction?

David Liben

 

Syntax Matters: The Link Between Sentence Writing and Sentence Comprehending

William Van Cleave, W.V.C.ED