Reading and the Brain – Comprehension

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To be a successful reader, your students’ brains are required to orchestrate a variety of cognitive domains for each part of the reading process. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to look into what cognitive domains are required for reading comprehension, how to identify if students have an asset or challenge in these domains, and specific strategies to move your struggling readers to reading success

Hollis Dannaham

Hollis Dannaham, M.Ed., joins Hidden Sparks as an External Coach. She has been a learning specialist/special educator in public, private and charter schools, and has been working with struggling learners for 30 years. Hollis created Transform Boundaries, an organization dedicated to helping schools teach to struggling learners. She served as the Director of Academic Intervention at Explore Charter School and co-created the Carmel Alternative High School for at-risk teens. Hollis also worked as a learning specialist at the Student Success Center of All Kinds of Minds.