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March 30 Webinar (5)

Tools 4 Reading is now part of the 95 Percent Group Family! 

Join us for lively conversation between Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer at 95 Percent Group and Dr. Mary Dahlgren, Founder of Tools 4 Reading and Literacy Executive in Residence at 95 Percent Group to learn what this new partnership means for educators and how we’ll effectively support instructional practices.  

Laura and Mary will discuss how Tools 4 Reading’s products and professional learning resources fit into our expanding ecosystem of evidence-based literacy instruction and resources, to improve student outcomes. 

Webinar highlights will include:  

  • Taking a closer look at our cohesive literacy ecosystem as we add Tools 4 Reading resources and how it works to develop grade-level readers, 
  • Examining how 95 Percent Group’s and Tools 4 Reading our shared missions can drive reading achievement in your school or district, and 
  • Identifying how Tools 4 Reading products, including Sound Walls and Kid Lips™, support and strengthen 95 Phonics Core Program® lessons. 

Register NOW and enter to WIN! 

All live webinar attendees will be entered to into our Perfect Partnership Sweepstakes to win a complete 95 Phonics Core Program® K-5 classroom set, along with a complimentary a Tools 4 Reading Sound Wall Starter Pack that includes Kid Lips™! 

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Meet your Webinar Facilitators

Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer, 95 Percent Group 

As Chief Academic Officer for 95 Percent Group, Laura Stewart drives our leadership position and is our primary Reading Science advocate. Her journey began as a classroom teacher and a school district administrator, igniting her lifelong passion for empowering educators to impact ALL students positively and ultimately change the course of literacy achievement in this country. Before joining 95 Percent Group, Laura served as the Chief Innovation Officer for The Reading League and was the Chief Academic Officer for Professional Development with the Highlights Education Group and is a LETRS® Certified Trainer.  

Mary Dahlgren, Ed.D., Founder Tools 4 Reading and Literacy Executive in Residence, 95 Percent Group 

As the Founder and President of Tools 4 Reading, Dr. Mary Dahlgren has always focused on developing practical tools and training opportunities to bridge the gap between the science of reading and classroom practice. She brings over 25 years of experience in the field of education, having served as a dyslexia therapist, elementary classroom teacher, international literacy consultant, national LETRS® trainer, and author.  As she joins 95 Percent Group, Dr. Dahlgren will continue to elevate the science behind reading for all educators.  

95 Percent Group Resources

Tools 4 Reading Supports our Mission to Unlock the Power of Literacy for all Students 

“Since founding Tools 4 Reading in 2010, my team and I have taken seriously our commitment to work directly with teachers to embrace the science behind reading and to give them the tools to do so,” Dr. Dahlgren said. “Our passion has only intensified over the years as we have watched these educators feel empowered as they implement effective reading instruction in their classrooms. In 95 Percent Group, I am confident we have found the perfect partner who shares our beliefs and goals and will carry our mission into the future.” 

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Hot Topics in Literacy Series: Debunking the Top 10 Myths & Misconceptions in Literacy Today 

In her most recent article in our Hot Topics in Literacy Series, Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer at 95 Percent Group takes a look at some of the top Myths & Misconceptions, their origins, why they are problematic, current thinking, and factual sources to support their abandonment. 

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Check Out our Updated 95 Percent Group Ecosystem Infographic

We’re excited to add Tools 4 Reading to our product ecosystem! Take a closer look at how our comprehensive suite of products and professional learning services work together with the Tool’s 4 Reading Sound Wall and Kid Lips™ instructional tools to improve practices and student outcomes. Download this interactive resource and click on the embedded links to view product overviews, sample lessons, and information about our professional learning opportunities. 

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