Professional Development — Next STEPS®
Next STEPS is everything educators want. It is designed for use with response to intervention—gives explicit instructions on designing Tier II and Tier III small-group instruction and monitoring student progress. Next STEPS was extensively field tested during the nationwide trainings the authors have conducted and is organized by the "big five" ideas identified by the National Reading Panel: phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension.
Next STEPS is packed with practice activities directly linked to each big idea and shows teachers how to integrate all five big ideas during instruction. It is based on the latest, most reliable research and best practices and shows educators both how to teach and what to teach to make students better readers.
All of the suggested interventions are quick and creative, get real results with minimal planning, use materials most teachers already have, and effectively target the specific "trouble spots" that literacy assessments have identified. This is a must for every education professional who wants to do more with the valuable information they get from literacy assessments, this guidebook takes the guesswork out of intervention and helps transform struggling students into skillful readers.
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