Voyager Sopris Learning today launched a flexible, blended version of LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling), its professional development course of study that prepares educators for teaching literacy.
The new version of LETRS, for elementary grades, now offers embedded video, online assignments, interactive exercises, and bridges the transition from learning new information to application of strategies and skills for student success. The classroom video clips are designed to provide models for instruction and connect to the science of reading and writing.
The new LETRS is designed as a two-year course. In the first year, areas of study include theoretical models from reading science, phonology, basicand advanced phonics, and screening andeducational diagnostic assessment. The second year focuses on teaching vocabulary,language and reading comprehension,and writing.
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