Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
In this section, you will watch Dr. Paratore's lecture on comprehension instruction in two parts.
Print Dr. Paratore's Comprehension Lecture Posters (PDF). Use the posters to take notes on the lecture.
In the first video segment, workshop participants share their questions and challenges regarding effective comprehension instruction in K-2. Dr. Paratore then discusses essential comprehension strategies.
An accompanying lecture transcript (PDF) is also available.
After watching this video segment, review your notes and consider these questions:
Return to your Comprehension Instruction Chart and add any new questions or challenges you may have.
After watching this video segment, think about the following statement by Dr. Paratore:
"Research tells us that the more explicit we are about procedures, the more likely children will use the strategy on their own and acquire and use it successfully."
Then review your notes and consider these questions:
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