Do you have older students who struggle with decoding words into manageable chunks, then this is the workshop for you! When older students struggle with reading, there are many factors that could hinder the reading process, including decoding. The Struggling Readers Series is a series of professional developments that focus on the different factors that cause students to struggle with reading. This session, Decoding and Word Recognition, will help teachers to identify what to look for when students struggle with word recognition. This highly engaging workshop will provide teacher-friendly, yet student-centered strategies that help students to decode by utilizing words parts. The purpose of this workshop is to provide a defined focus into explicit teaching of word recognition strategies.