Effective reading: Fluency (face-to-face)


This face-to-face professional learning provides K-2 teachers with an opportunity to explore the practical application of the evidence-based teaching of reading.  

Focus will be dedicated to exploring the what, why and how of fluency and it’s important role in effective reading instruction. Teachers will be given opportunities to gain an understanding of how fluency can be explicitly taught, and the strong relationship to the other components of effective reading instruction.  

Who should participate?

K-2 teachers.

Mode of delivery

Face to face learning.


Session 1: What is fluency?

Session 2: Why is fluency important?

Session 3: How does explicit instruction impact on student learning?

Session 4: How can fluency be embedded into practice?

Completing this course will help you to:

  • explore the evidence-based research related to learning to read
  • develop an understanding of elements of the reading process
  • use the teaching and learning cycle to support decisions about what students need to learn
  • understand the core components of reading fluency and why they are important to developing automaticity of word recognition for comprehension of texts
  • understand why the explicit and systematic teaching of fluency skills is essential for effective reading instruction
  • consider further teaching strategies and considerations for supporting student to development into fluent readers

Registrations for Effective reading: Fluency available soon

Related professional learning

Fluency on Teams blended learning

Dates and locations

To be advised (available in 2021)

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