Think Aloud with Dr. G.

E31 - Jessica Toste

February 05, 2023 Season 1 Episode 31
Think Aloud with Dr. G.
E31 - Jessica Toste
Show Notes

Dr. Jessica Toste is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education at The University of Texas at Austin and a fellow of the Reading Institute within The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk. She is the current President of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). Her research interests are related to intensive interventions for students with reading disabilities, with a particular focus on data-based decision-making processes and motivation. Dr. Toste was trained in reading intervention research as a postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University (2011-2013) and as a Fulbright scholar/visiting researcher at the Florida Center for Reading Research (2008-2009). She has worked as an elementary school teacher and reading specialist in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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To read: (Check out your local bookstore or favorite online provider)

What’s Mine and Yours by Naima Coster

The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman

Demystifying Disability by Emily Ladau