Vermont Reads Institute at UVM
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September 17
Coaches as Learners – Effective Literacy Coaching within MTSS-RtII

September 24
Coaches as Partners – Effective Literacy Coaching within MTSS-RtII

October 15
The What, Why and How of Reading Interventions in Grades 3-6

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The Vermont Reads Institute at the University of Vermont (VRI at UVM) conducts high-quality professional development and research in all areas of literacy. Working in partnership with state agencies and universities, we are dedicated to supporting school improvement and to serving all educators and children in Vermont.  In our literacy reform effort, we strive to enhance teacher and administrator knowledge and expertise, promote teacher reflection and decision-making, and help schools create conditions necessary for all children to enjoy high levels of achievement.

VRI at UVM offer four distinct projects; the Literacy Leadership Initiative (Gr. K-12), Bridging Project (Gr. 3-6),  Vermont Adolescent Literacy & Learning Initiative (Gr. 6-12), and Summer Institute (Gr. K-12).

Welcome


The Vermont Reads Institute at the University of Vermont (VRI at UVM) conducts high-quality professional development and research in all areas of literacy. Working in partnership with state agencies and universities, we are dedicated to supporting school improvement and to serving all educators and children in Vermont.  In our literacy reform effort, we strive to enhance teacher and administrator knowledge and expertise, promote teacher reflection and decision-making, and help schools create conditions necessary for all children to enjoy high levels of achievement.

VRI at UVM offer four distinct projects; the Literacy Leadership Initiative (Gr. K-12), Bridging Project (Gr. 3-6),  Vermont Adolescent Literacy & Learning Initiative (Gr. 6-12), and Summer Institute (Gr. K-12).

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April 28, 2016

“Most Likely to Succeed” …and Literacy Skills


Examining the American School system, especially the effects that stand and deliver, rote task, lecture-textbook environments have on low-level adolescent motivation and preparedness to think and thrive in a world that demands proficiency in 21st century skills, the documentary film, “Most Likely To Succeed,” has been buzzing into Vermont as part of its fifty state tour. I had the opportunity to attend a community screening at CVU at the end of February, and I’ve heard the buzz from friends who’ve seen it in Montpelier and other parts of the state. Here are some recent and […]

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