PD Webinar

Simple, Sound
Science of Reading Instructional Shifts


Presented by Patty McGee, M.Ed.


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Classroom instruction that aligns with the Science of Reading? It’s simpler than you may think! Join Patty McGee, M.Ed. to explore simple, evidence-based instructional shifts that put research into action and accelerate learning.


1 hour

About the Presenter

Patty McGee, M.Ed. is an educator, author, and consultant.  She has worked near and far—in her own hometown of Harrington Park and across the world in Abu Dhabi and many places in between. Patty’s passion and vision is to create learning environments where teachers and students discover their true potential and power through joyful inquiry, study, and collaboration. Her favorite moments are when groups of teachers are working with students together in the classroom. It is truly where the magic happens. Her latest book is Writer's Workshop Made Simple: 7 Essentials for Every Classroom & Every Writer. Patty is also a contributing author to Benchmark Writer’s Workshop and the program author of Benchmark Grammar Study Micro-Workshop.


High-Quality Decodable Readers

Practice phonics and high-frequency words in context while nurturing a love for reading. Developed with Wiley Blevins, Ed.M.

  • Offers authentic practice with phonics skills and sight words through fiction and nonfiction titles
  • Includes familiar storylines to ensure ease of reading and empower young readers to feel self-reliant
  • Supports key literary, science, and social studies standards
  • Increases engagement through high-interest topics
  • Provides a variety of formats to fit any instructional model or budget

Benchmark Phonics Intervention

Explicit, Systematic Phonics Support for Students Performing Below Grade Level

Benchmark Phonics Intervention is the new fully comprehensive phonics program designed by Wiley Blevins, Ed.M., for Tier 3 intervention—ideal for students performing two or more years below grade-level expectations. Based on the latest Science of Reading research, Benchmark Phonics Intervention aligns with the tenets of Structured Literacy, shown to be beneficial for students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities.

Authentic Voices BookRoom

All Students Deserve to See Themselves in a Book

Do you have enough texts that reflect the lives and backgrounds of your entire student population? How can you ensure equity and cultural relevance in the classroom? Authentic Voices BookRoom features hundreds of original, culturally inclusive books that ensure that all students see their stories and perspectives represented in the books they read—and open their minds to worlds and people outside of their own experiences.

Reycraft Books Culturally Relevant Trade Book Libraries

Reflecting the Voice and Vision of All Children

Connect children to the world around them through books that inform, inspire, and reflect their experiences.

  • Authentic stories by authors and illustrators from underrepresented communities
  • Award-winning picture books, early chapter books, middle grade books, and graphic novels that call out to be read again and again
  • Curated collections empower educators to affirm the unique identities of their students and build bridges to the world
  • Teacher support for every title!
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