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Pathways to Proficient Reading
 

A research-driven, IDA-accredited, fully online teacher training program grounded in the science of reading.

Orton-Gillingham

AIM's Pathways to Structured Literacy programs use the Orton-Gillingham approach to train literacy educators in evidence-based practices.

Pathways to Literacy Leadership

Learn how to create a culture of research-based literacy instruction in your school or district.

Wilson® Accredited Partner

 

Virtual Wilson Language Training® courses now available! AIM is a WILSON® Accredited Partner School.

Access to the Experts Series

Join Dr. Malt Joshi on Nov. 19 for a virtual event examining Spelling: What Research Says and How It's Taught. 

Online Resources

Video and webinar resources for educators focused on literacy research and teacher training.

Research to Practice Symposium

An annual literacy symposium where educators and researchers engage with each other at the important intersection of research and practice.

Research Partnerships

The AIM IGNITE Center accelerates learning by engaging teachers and students in applied research as part of AIM's Haskins Global Literacy Hub.

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AIM's unique educational model supporting children with learning differences and our research institute were featured in April 2020 on WHYY's Movers & Makers.

The episode's theme, Pioneering Women, highlighted the journey of AIM co-founders Pat Roberts and Nancy Blair who first met as parents searching for the best education for their daughters.

Watch the WHYY Episode Here

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Dawn Brookhart

AIM is pleased to welcome Dawn Brookhart to the new leadership role of Associate Director of the AIM Institute for Learning & Research. Dawn’s efforts will allow AIM Institute to further its vision and mission helping scale its AIM Pathways online teacher training platform and related training and coaching to more school partners and organizations throughout the country.

Dawn formerly served as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology in the Danville Area School District, where she played an instrumental role in transforming the district into a top-performing school district in the state. She also led her district in creating a national model for the science of reading over the last 10 years by embedding Orton-Gillingham into the core curriculum.

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The AIM Institute and Teach For America have launched an innovative literacy pilot for Philadelphia principals and educators. The partnership uses the AIM Pathways online teacher training platform to provide local educators at five Philadelphia schools with research-based best practices to improve literacy instruction using the IDA-accredited Pathways to Proficient Reading course.

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Mark Seidenberg Research to Practice Symposium

Dr. Mark Seidenberg, author of the book Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done About It, will be this year's recipient of the Hollis Scarborough Award at AIM's 8th annual Research to Practice Symposium on March 9.

The award, presented to and named after Reading Rope creator Dr. Hollis Scarborough for the first time last year, recognizes a researcher whose work on the science of reading acquisition has deepened our understanding of the complexity of reading proficiency and has inspired others to pursue related research.

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