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AIM Pathways received a Reimagine Education Gold Award in the Science of Learning category at the December 2020 conference. We are honored that our evidence-based program has received this important recognition and look forward to sharing more results from our Pathways participants as they take the science of reading into classrooms and schools.


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AIM Pathways is proud to be approved and recommended to educators by The Reading League.

Teaching Writing Webinars

As AIM prepares to launch its latest course, Pathways to Proficient Writing in our digital professional learning platform, we shared a webinar mini-series for teachers of writing featuring AIM facilitators and Dr. Charles Haynes. Each session sought to enhance participants' ability to provide instruction that remedies common intra-paragraph issues seen within students' writing. The sessions will include handouts and interactive activities.

Access recordings of this two-part Writing Webinar Mini-Series

Theme-Centered Sentence Development 

To write any composition, writers engage in many processes. However, “of all the tools a writer stocks his or her toolkit with, one of the most basic, yet most critical, is the ability to construct sentences” (Sadler, 2019). Since this is the foundation on which all composition skills are built, sentence level instruction and practice can not be dismissed. This session spotlights sentence composition activities that can be applied to the classroom through a theme-centered approach.

"Micro-Discourse" Revision: Cohesion and Detail Elaboration

Reviewing and revising play a tremendously important role in improving students' writing at the paragraph level. However, students are often unclear about how to improve their writing. One effective approach is to teach students about a variety of elaboration details that can be used to support the key ideas in their writing. This session spotlights the Detail Circle strategy, developed by Jennings and Haynes, which supports students' ability to effectively elaborate in their compositions.

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