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Across eastern Oregon, 51% of children are not reading at grade level.ODE State Report Cards, 2019
Across eastern Oregon, 51% of children are not reading at grade level.
This mission will be accomplished by:
Teachers will be trained in structured literacy, and children will receive intervention twice per week, either through online or face-to-face instruction (depending on the location of the teacher providing intervention and the student) for approximately 10 weeks per session.
Structured literacy explicitly, systematically, and diagnostically teaches:
Moats, L. C. (2019). Structured Literacy: Effective instruction for students with dyslexia and related reading difficulties. Perspectives on Language and Literacy, 45(2), 9-11.
To have your child considered for service in the EOURC, parents or guardians must:
* Applications for fall 2021 Reading Clinic Sessions must be received by September 7th, 2021.
Inservice teachers who wish to receive training in the clinic:
* The Summer 2022 Cohort is currently full, but those wishing to be placed on a waiting list must submit an application on or before June 10, 2022.
The Summer 2022 Cohort will run from July 11-29 with more intensive hours over 3 weeks. Email for more information (email@example.com).
Who will serve as mentors within the EOURC and what are their responsibilities?
Interested in partnering with EOU Reading Clinic as a donor?
Donors can provide resources for EOU Reading Clinic to continue providing training for teachers and intervention for young children of Eastern Oregon. Become a donor and make a difference for children in Eastern Oregon TODAY!
Donations can be made by credit or debit card by visiting eou.edu/foundation. Be sure to choose “other” under Designation, and write Reading Clinic in the comments.
If you wish to send a check payable to EOU Foundation with Reading Clinic in the Memo field to:
University AdvancementOne University Blvd.Inlow Hall, Suite 212La Grande, OR 97850
For questions regarding donations, please contact University Advancement at 541-962-3740. For questions specific to the EOU Reading Clinic, please call Dr. Ronda Fritz at 541-962-3380, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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83% of children in eastern Oregon are living in poverty (ODE State Report Card, 2019). Children living in poverty are more likely to have low reading ability (nationwide, only 17% of low-income children are proficient readers).Solari, E. J., Denton, C. A., & Haring, C. (2017). How to reach first-grade struggling readers: An integrated instructional approach. Teaching Exceptional Children, 49(3), 149-159.
83% of children in eastern Oregon are living in poverty (ODE State Report Card, 2019). Children living in poverty are more likely to have low reading ability (nationwide, only 17% of low-income children are proficient readers).
Dr. Fritz is an Associate Professor of Education at Eastern Oregon University, specializing in early literacy instruction and elementary education. Prior to coming to EOU, Ronda was a K-12 teacher for 19 years. She taught kindergarten, Title I Reading, middle school Language Arts, 4th and 5th grade, and ended her K-12 teaching career as a Reading specialist, where she discovered a passion for developing systems and interventions for improving outcomes for struggling readers. This passion led her to University of Oregon’s Special Education department where she received her Ph.D. in 2016. Her research interests include prevention and intervention of reading difficulties, teacher preparation, and the link between behavior and academic outcomes.
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