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2018 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

F14 - Understanding Reading Fluency: Research Implications for Assessment and Instruction

Oct 26, 2018 9:45am ‐ Oct 26, 2018 11:15am

Standard: $20.00


This presentation provides educators with an understanding of brain development and the cognitive processes that support reading fluency. Participants learn what eye movements and brain research reveal about the cognitive processes involved in fluent reading. Participants learn how to make better decisions regarding test selection and test interpretation as a foundation for meaningful recommendations. In the end, participants learn to bridge the link between science, assessment, and effective instruction to support gains in reading fluency.

Learning Objective:

  • ASSESSMENT: Examine issues related to the assessment of dyslexia and how assessment results can inform the selection of academic interventions.

Disclosure:  Melissa Lee Farrall and Jane Ashby have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


  • Jane Ashby, Ph.D., Senior Director of Education, Stern Center for Language and Learning
  • Melissa Farrall, Ph.D., Program Manager, Stern Center for Language and Learning

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