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Monday, June 17 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Building Readers in Just 15 Minutes a Day

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Dyad reading is a cooperative peer-assisted reading strategy; a strong reader and a struggling reader sit side by side and read aloud from a challenging text in unison for 15 minutes each day. With over 50 years of research, the Dyad reading method has been shown to promote literacy skills by incorporating sight and sound multisensory experience. We will briefly highlight the evidence for this strategy and its average impact of 2-3 years of reading growth on student outcomes in one year. This session will train participants on how to implement Dyad reading with in their schools.


Erika Thomas

Utah State Board of Education
Erika Thomas is a lifelong learner herself who believes every child can succeed when given the opportunity. Erika works for USBE as an Elementary Literacy Specialist. Her prior educational experience includes teaching in various elementary grade levels, technology integration coach... Read More →

Monday June 17, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm PDT
Ballroom C