The Science of Reading

Unlock the Power of Literacy by Understanding the Science of Reading

Teaching reading without proper knowledge can have dire consequences on a student’s academic performance, considering that research has shown that only 35% of students are reading proficiently. Strobel Education can provide you with an understanding of the ‘Science of Reading’, which is a profound body of basic research with its roots in developmental psychology, educational psychology, cognitive science, and cognitive neuroscience, focusing on reading – one of the most complex human behaviors – and its biological bases such as neural and genetic factors.

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Available Offerings

Explore our diverse array of professional development offerings, each uniquely designed to enhance your teaching strategies, invigorate your classroom dynamics, and spark transformative growth in student learning and engagement.

Teacher Workshop

On-Site Training

2-Day Workshop

Sept 14 & 21

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST


On-Site Training

Learn research-driven strategies that facilitate the use of systematic phonics and phonemic awareness to increase fluency and comprehension.

Online Course

12 Hours | Grades K-12

Benefits of Strobel's Science of Reading Offerings

Transformative Learning

Our professional development offerings drive meaningful changes in teaching practices, leading to an improved learning environment.

Expert Guidance

Receive guidance from highly-skilled educators with years of practical classroom and consulting experience.

Practical Application

Leverage our digital resource bundle and practical resources to streamline your teaching efforts. Utilize these tools for actionable strategies and to garner professional development hours.

How To Begin...

Step 1: Choose

Explore our array of professional development offerings to find one that aligns with your and your school’s needs. We offer an online course, workshop, and on-site training dedicated to the Science of Reading.

Step 2: Learn

 After choosing the professional development program that best fits your needs, dive into a learning journey with Strobel Education’s team of highly qualified speakers and instructors. Our experts are prepared to impart their deep understanding, practical experience, and proven strategies in the Science of Reading.

Step 3: Implement

Armed with fresh perspectives and strategies from our professional development programs, bring what you’ve learned into your classroom. Experience the transformative potential of the Science of Reading, as literacy rates improve and students become more confident, efficient readers.

Feeling uncertain about where to start? Don’t worry! We are here to provide all the help you need. Get in touch with us and let’s navigate this journey together.

Frequently Asked Questions

 The science of reading is an interdisciplinary body of research that explores how we learn to read, focusing on areas like phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It brings together findings from cognitive science, educational psychology, and linguistics to provide a comprehensive view of effective reading instruction methods.

 Knowledge of the science of reading allows you to adopt teaching strategies that align with how the brain learns to read. These evidence-based strategies enable effective instruction in word recognition, orthographic mapping, phonics decoding, and language comprehension, ultimately leading to improved reading outcomes and overall student success.

While spoken language is a natural process, reading is not. Reading needs to be taught and learned. By understanding the science of reading, educators can better guide students in acquiring this essential skill.

 While the specific strategies may vary depending on the student’s grade level and reading proficiency, the fundamental principles that underpin the science of reading apply to all grades. It’s all about applying the principles in a developmentally appropriate manner.

 By understanding the science of reading, you will be equipped to integrate these principles into your existing literacy instruction. This doesn’t mean adding more to your plate but rather modifying how you teach certain elements of reading to align with evidence-based practices.

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