July Reading Institute*

Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 24, 2020
This institute will be offered live, virtually via Zoom.
Hours: 6am-12pm Eastern Standard Time
Timing specifically to accommodate those in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and Middle East.

Payment: Purchase orders for this institute can be made out to: Reading and Writing Project Network, LLC, 18 Pelham Lane, Ridgefield, CT 06877

Now more than ever, it matters that all our students fall in love with reading and have deep toolkits for accessing language and meaning. In the reading institute, you’ll learn the beautiful intricacies of reading workshop, and for the primary grades, phonics instruction, so that you are well-prepared to create life-long readers, who are flexible, resilient, and joyful. The institute will be taught virtually, and this model will hone your methods for virtual instruction of reading as well as methods for when you in your classroom - preparing you to be a spectacular reading teacher in any environment.

During this five day institute, small and large group sections will give you the opportunity to experience minilessons, partnerships, and clubs. You’ll find out more about engaging read aloud, about knowledge-building, about shared reading, and vocabulary acquisition. You’ll learn more about assessment, and how to harness your assessment data to respond to students’ needs and strengths. No matter the modality in which you teach, you’ll be more prepared to make reading magical and effective for your students.

This institute will offer first year sections only.


This institute will be offered in real-time, online via Zoom, and videos will not be recorded for later distribution.

Registration and Payment

The noncredit registration fee for this institute is $850. You will be notified by e-mail if your application is accepted. Your acceptance e-mail will provide a link for payment (credit card or PO only). For more information about the institute, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.