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Fluency: Key to Comprehension with Dr. Jan Hasbrouck

Fluency is essential for skillful and motivated reading but is often misunderstood. Fluent reading is NOT fast reading! This session defines reading fluency and clarifies the link between fluency and comprehension. The role of fluency assessments and effective fluency instruction will also be discussed.


Coffee Chat: The Right to Learn to Read with Melissa Jones-Bromenshenkel


Melissa Jones-Bromenshenkel is a professor and graduate coordinator in the Department of Special Education at Eastern Illinois University. Dr. Jones is currently partnering with Eastern Illinois Area of Special Education (EIASE) on the SLD Supports grant through which she is serving as the Chair of the Dyslexia Handbook Work group. In addition to working towards preparing quality teachers and ensuring all students have the right to learn to read, Melissa serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and an Educational Surrogate.

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