Science of Reading in the Classroom: Implementing HQIM 1-day professional development training available

The Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Elementary Education and Reading, Division of Literacy, is announcing an opportunity for district administrators, principals, lead teachers, and instructional coaches (K-5) to attend a one-day, in-personprofessional development training titled Science of Reading in the Classroom: Implementing HQIM.  This professional development will explore the relationship between High-Quality Instructional Materials (HQIM), the Science of Reading (SOR), and the Structured Literacy Approach to instruction.

Schedule is Monday, Jan. 23, in Oxford; Wednesday, Feb. 1, in Jackson; and Monday, Feb. 13,  in Hattiesburg. Time of workshop at each location is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click the location of your choice below to register through MS-RESA:

Part 1 Focus: (morning) Whole Group Professional Learning

  • Understand the need for HQIM
  • Overview of the criteria of HQIM
  • Familiarize yourself with the process for selecting HQIM
  • Gain knowledge on how to support teachers in implementing HQIM

Part 2 Focus: (afternoon) Curriculum Specific Workshop Breakout Sessions

*Participants need to bring a teacher’s edition and accompanying materials needed to plan.

(MyView, Wonders, Wit and Wisdom, Into Reading) 

  • Resource Dive: What materials are available?
  • Preparation and Planning
  • Instructional Routines
  • Strategic Assessment Guidance
  • Standards-Aligned Practices

For training questions, contact Kelli Crain