Florida Center for Reading Research

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Presentations by FCRR Faculty & Staff


Barbara Foorman, Ph.D.

Foorman, B. R. (2008). “The Linguistic Basis of Reading Disabilities.” Keynote address at the U.C. Davis M.I.N.D. Institute in Sacramento, CA, August 8, 2008.
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Foorman, B. R. (2008). “Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading.” Presented to the VPK Assessment Workgroup Meeting in Tallahassee, FL. Aug. 7, 2008.
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“Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading” presented at the Just Read, Florida! Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL June 30-July 1, 2008 by Barbara Foorman, Leilani Saez, Anne Bishop, and Denver Raney.
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“Reading First in Florida.” Presentation made by Drs. Barbara Foorman, Evan Lefsky, and Sandy Robinson as part of a symposium on Reading First at the International Reading Association meeting in Atlanta, GA, May 6, 2008.
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Foorman, B. R. (2008). “Contextual Effects of Bilingual Programs on Beginning Reading.” Presented at the International Reading Association meeting in Atlanta, GA, May 5, 2008.
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Foorman, B. R. (2008). “Assessing Academic Language,” Presented to the 2nd Louisiana Literacy Conference in New Orleans, April 24, 2008.
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Foorman, B. R. (2008). “Reading and Language Intervention.” Keynote address at the British Dyslexia Association meeting in Harrogate, UK, March 28, 2008.
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Foorman, B. R. (2008). Prevention and Remediation of Reading and Learning Disabilities: What We Know From Research. Presentation at the Virginia Branch of the International Dyslexia Association in Richmond, Virginia. February 1, 2008.
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Foorman, B. R. (2007). Prevention of Reading Disabilities: What We Know From Research. Presentation at the biennial conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) in Budapest, Hungary. September 1, 2007.
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Foorman, B. R. (2007). Leadership is Crucial to "Beating the Odds" in Reading First. Presentation at the Just Read, Florida! Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL. August 7, 2007.
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Foorman, B. R. (2007). Reading Remediation: State of the Art. Presentation at The Dyslexia Foundation Conference in Brazil. June 27, 2007.
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Foorman, B. R. (2007). Text difficulty and assessment: The role of text in comprehending written language. Presentation in Elfrieda Hiebert's symposium "Opportunity to Read: How much? What kinds of texts? For what reasons?" At the International Reading Association meeting in Toronto, Canada May 13, 2007.
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Foorman, B. R., Francis, D. J., York, M., & Branum-Martin, L. (2007). The study of beginning reading at scale: Context matters. Reading Research Conference at the International Reading Association meeting in Toronto, Ontariio, Canada, May 12, 2007.
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Joseph Torgesen, Ph.D.

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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Richard Wagner, Ph.D.

Accommodations in Testing: A National Perspective, Blue Ribbon Panel Meeting, June, 2002
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Christopher Lonigan, Ph.D.

Handouts for Talk Presented at the Emergent Literacy Development Conference Niagara Falls, Ontario. October 2004
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Governors' Summit on Early Childhood Education, Tampa, Florida, October 2002
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American Speech and Hearing Association, November 2003
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Beth Phillips, Ph.D.

"Early Learning Coalition Curricula Reviews", Setting And Aligning Standards For Florida's Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Education Program, Panel of Experts' Meeting, Tampa, FL, February, 2005
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"Emergent Literacy: What it is and Why it Matters" presented at the Kids Incorporated 14th Annual Early Childhood Conference Tallahassee, FL March, 2005
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