Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS)
Developed by Dr. Louisa Moats, LETRS is a professional development program that provides teachers with an understanding of:
How students learn to read and write
The reasons why some students fail to learn to read, spell or write
The instructional strategies best supported by research
Sessions may be presented on-site by request. A workbook fee may apply.
LETRS Modules 2nd Edition
LETRS training sessions offered by Training & Consultation (TaC)
Module 1: The Challenge of Learning to Read*
Module 2: The Speech Sounds of English: Phonetics, Phonology, and Phoneme Awareness
Module 3: Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works Module 3: Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works
Module 4: The Mighty Word: Building Vocabulary and Oral Language
Module 5: Getting Up to Speed: Developing Fluency
Module 6: Digging for Meaning: Teaching Text Comprehension
Module 7: Teaching Phonics, Word Study, and the Alphabetic Principle
Module 8: Assessment for Prevention and Early Intervention
Module 9: Teaching Beginning Spelling and Writing
Module 10: Reading Big Words: Syllabication and Advanced Decoding
* Module 1 is a pre-requisite for attending any later modules.
Completion of Modules 1-3 is recommended, prior to participation in additional modules. Later modules do not have to be completed in order.
Contact AIU Training and Consultation Coordinator:
You can find our training opportunities held at the AIU on the Training & Consultation (TaC) Calendar, TaC Professional Development Offerings 2022-2023 and listed in the Act 48 Workshops.