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Presentations by FCRR Faculty and Staff

Recent Presentations by FCRR Faculty These presentations are PowerPoint files, and may be downloaded by opening the file then clicking "File" then "Save as" and saving the file to your hard drive.

Dr. Joseph Torgesen

Torgesen, J.K. Teaching all students to read: Is it really possible? Presented at meetings of the International Dyslexia Association, Seattle, Washington, November, 2008.
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Torgesen, J.K. Preventing and Remediating Reading Difficulties: National Goals and Current Accomplishments. Presented at meetings of the International Dyslexia Association, Dallas, November, 2007.
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Torgesen, J.K. The prevention of reading difficulties at scale: Outcomes from Reading First in Florida. Presented at the FCRR Research Symposium Series, November, 2007
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Torgesen, J.K. Monitoring Instructional Effectiveness in Grades 1-3 with the purpose of guiding school level initiatives and classroom instruction. Presented at National Reading First Meetings in St. Louis, Mo. July, 2007.
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Torgesen, J.K. Catch Them Before They Fall: Early Identification and Intervention to Prevent Reading Failure for Young Children. Presented to Educators and Parents in Durango, Colorado, March, 2007.
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Torgesen, J.K. Multiple tiers of instruction and intervention to leave no child behind in reading. Keynote talk presented at meetings of the Houston Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, February, 2007.
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Torgesen, J.K. Reading Fluency: How does it develop and how can we improve it in children with reading disabilities? Presented at meetings of the Houston Branch of the International Dyslexi Association, February, 2007.
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Torgesen, J.K. Research Related to Strengthening Instruction in Reading Comprehension: Part 2. Presented at Reading First Comprehension Conference, Atlanta, January, 2007.
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Torgesen, J.K. Leaving Fewer Children Behind in Reading: Requirements at the Classroom and School level. Presented at Bureau of Indian Affairs Literacy Conference, Orlando, January, 2007.
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Torgesen, J.K. Teaching all students to read: Working together as a school level system. Invited presentation to annual meetings of the American Speech and Hearing Association. Miami, November, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. Preventing Reading Difficulties in very Large Numbers of Students: The Reading First Initiative. Invited address at meetings of the International Dyslexia Association, Indianapolis, November, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. (2006) A Scientific Success Story: Specific Reading Disabilities, or Developmental Dyslexia. Keynote address, Florida Council for Exceptional Children, Panama City, October, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. Providing Leadership in Reading First Schools: Essential Elements. Presented to Principals in Reading First Schools in the Miami-Dade School District, September, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. Improving Adolescent Literacy: Suggestions from Research. Presented to the Florida Adolescent Literacy Work Group, Orlando, August, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. The Assessment/Instruction Connection: What Every Principal and Coach Should Know. Presented at the Florida Principal's Leadership Conference, July, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. Reflections on Reading First and the Path Ahead: Our Continuing Challenges and Responsibilities. Presented to the North Carolina Summer Reading First Institute, Raleigh, North Carolina, June, 2006
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Torgesen, J.K. Overcoming Early Reading Difficulties in Florida: Lessons from Research. Keynote presentation at meetings of the Florida Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. West Palm Beach, FL, May, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. Interventions for Students with Reading Disabilities: Requirements at the School and Classroom Level. Presented at symposium titled "Overcoming Dyslexia" sponsored by the American International College, Springfield, Massachusetts, April, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. "Learning to Read in Florida: Issues at the school and classroom level" Presented as part of the Seminar series for the National Center for Teacher Transformation, St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Springs, April, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. Interventions for students with reading disabilities: Interventions at the school and classroom level. Keynote talk presented at meetings of the North Carolina Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. Cary, North Carolina, March, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. Thinking about Oral Reading Fluency as an Index of Reading Competence: Conceptual and Measurement Issues. Presented at the annual DIBELS Summit Meetings, Tamaya, New Mexico, March, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. Factors that influence reading comprehension: Developmental and Instructional Considerations. Presented at the Core Knowledge Conference, San Antonio, February, 2006.
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Torgesen, J.K. Designing and using assessment systems to prevent reading difficulties in young children. Presented at the Western North Carolina LD/ADD Symposium, November, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Designing and using assessment systems to prevent reading difficulties in young children. Presented at the Western North Carolina LD/ADD Symposium, November, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Preventing reading disabilities in young children: Requirements at the Classroom and School Level. Presented at the Western North Carolina LD/ADD Symposium, November, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. The urgent need to improve reading instruction and outcomes for our K-12 students. Presented at the Western North Carolina LD/ADD Symposium, November, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Preventing reading disabilities in young children: Requirements at the classroom and school level. Presented at the SERVE forum, Savannah, GA, November, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. The urgent need to improve reading instruction and outcomes for our K-12 students. Presented at lunch meeting of the SERVE Forum, Savannah, GA, November, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K., The Challenge of Teaching all Students to Read Proficiently: Lessons from Presentations and Publications. Presented at the Reading First Academy for Speech/Language Pathologists, October, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Multiple Tiers of Instruction and Intervention: What it will take to leave no child behind in reading. Presented at the Nebraska Higher Education Connection Meetings, Lincoln, NE, September, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Multiple tiers of instruction and intervention: What it will take to leave no child behind in reading. Presented at the New Jersey State Literacy Conference, August, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Two years of Data from Reading First Schools: What we have achieved and what remains to be done. Presented at the Coach's Training conference, Orlando, August, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Supporting Effective Interventions for Struggling Readers. Presented at the Coach's Training conference, Orlando, August, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. The Urgency and the Challenge of Teaching all Children to Read: Lessons from Research. Keynote talk at the New York Reading First Summer Institute, Buffalo, July, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Reading K-12: The view from 10,000 feet above school level. Presented at the Principal's leadership conference, Orlando, June, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Effective Interventions for Older Students With Reading Disabilities: Lessons From Research. Presented at meetings of the Council for Exceptional Children, Baltimore, April, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Dyslexia, and Other Things that Make it Difficult to Learn to Read Proficiently. Keynote presentation at meetings of the Utah Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. Salt Lake City, March, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Preventing Reading Disabilities in Young Children: Requirements at the Classroom and School Level. Presented at meetings of the Utah Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. Salt Lake City, March, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Essential features of effective reading instruction for struggling readers in grades 4-12. Presented at meetings of the Utah Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. Salt Lake City, March, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. "The Challenge of Teaching All Children to Read: Lessons from Research" Presented as part of the Public Lecture Series sponsored by the Collier County Reading Steering Committee, Naples, February, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. Meeting the Instructional Needs of Students with Reading Disabilities: Issues in Prevention and Remediation . Presented at meetings of the Council for Exceptional Children, Charleston, South Carolina, January, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. "Using data and interventions to leave no child behind: methods for younger and older children. Presented at the Rhode Island Reading Disabilities Symposium, Providence, January, 2005.
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Torgesen, J.K. "Reading Interventions for Students with Dyslexia: National Goals vs. Real Accomplishments. Presented at Symposium titled, "Research based Education and Intervention: What we need to know" at meetings of the International Dyslexia Association, Philadelphia, November, 2004.
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J.K. Torgesen. Leaving no child behind in reading: What every teacher should know. Keynote talk presented at a conference titled, "Success for Struggling Readers", Aiken, South Carolina, September, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. Teaching Every Child to Read: The Instructional Challenges. Presented at National Reading First Meetings, Milwaukee, WI, July, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. The Latest and the Greatest. Presented at Florida Reading Coaches Training, Orlando, FL, August, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. "Using Data and Interventions to improve outcomes in early reading skills" Presented at the 2nd Annual Summer Literacy Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. "Struggling Readers: What works for intermediate level students" Invited presentation to the Pennsylvania Summer Reading Conference, State College, PA, June, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. "Adolescent literacy, reading comprehension, and the FCAT" Invited presentation to the Council of Language Arts Supervisors, Naples, May, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. "Reading Initiatives in Florida: Possible roles for volunteers. Presented at Partners in Education Meeting, Orlando, April, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. "Florida's reading first academies: A first step toward teaching excellence". Presented at Training of Trainers Meeting, Orlando, April, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. Immediate, Intensive Interventions: Their critical role within a whole school program to prevent reading difficulties. Presented at Regional Leadership Meeting, sponsored by the Eastern Regional Reading First Technical Assistance Center, April, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. Current Issues in Assessment and Intervention for Younger and Older Students: Part 1. Workshop presented at meetings of the National Association of School Psychologists, Dallas, TX, April, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. Current Issues in Assessment and Intervention for Younger and Older Students: Part II. Workshop presented at meetings of the National Association of School Psychologists, Dallas, TX, April, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. Teaching every child to read: The knowns and the unknowns. NASP Distinguished Lecture, presented at meetings of the National Association of School Psychologists, Dallas, TX, April, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. Using data and interventions to improve reading outcomes in reading first schools. Presented at Pennsylvania Reading First Leadership Meeting, Harrisburg, PA, March, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. What science has taught us about instructional goals in reading for adults. Presented at the Adult Basic Education Summit, Tampa, Florida, March, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. Reading fluency: How does it develop, and how can we improve it in children with reading disabilities. Presented to faculty of the Brigham Young University School Partnership, Springville, Utah, March, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. Implementing new discoveries about reading and reading instruction in a coherent reading plan. Presented to Faculty and students of the Brigham Young University College of Education, Provo, Utah, March, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. , Struggling Readers: What works for intermediate level students. Presented to teachers and staff of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Pittsburgh, PA, March, 2004.
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Torgesen, J.K. Using science and common sense to teach all adults to read. Presented at the Adults with Disabilities Symposium, Palm Coast, FL, March, 2004.
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Preventive and Remedial Interventions for Children with Reading Disabilities: Lessons from Research. Presented at meetings of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, Atlanta, March, 2004.
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Bringing it all together: From phonemic awareness to fluency. Presented at the CORE Leadership Summit, San Francisco, March, 2004
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