PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP OFFERINGS 2020-2021

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UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA and OTHER READING DIFFICULITIES

19-hour course/PDPs

9-hours self-guided coursework & 5 Live Virtual Workshop (10 hours). 

Live Workshops, May 13 & 20, June 10 & 24, and July 8, 2021: 6:00pm - 8:00pm EST.

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RAVE-O TRAINING

12-hour course/PDPs

6-hours self-guided coursework & 6 hours Live Instruction 

Live Workshop, July 14, 2021: 8:30am - 3:30pm EST.

RAVE-O is the first comprehensive research and evidence-based approach to building reading fluency struggling 2nd - 4th graders. By the completion of the course, participants will be prepared to teach RAVE-O both in-person and online. The program goes beyond repeated reading to help students develop their automaticity in all aspects of word knowledge, integrating phonics, vocabulary, parts of speech, and morphology. 

 

RAVE-O  is the only known structured literacy approach for students with Rapid Automatized Naming weaknesses, and now has a virtual version of the curriculum for remote instruction.

RAVE-O Virtual offers a curriculum that is designed for both LIVE LESSONS (via Google classroom) and ASYNCHRONOUS ACTIVITIES (via Seesaw).  Live Lessons are scripted and easy to deliver, while the asynchronous or self-guided activities have recorded directions that facilitate independent work.

Enrollment Cost - $325

Space is Limited, Registration Deadline -June 30, 2021.

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NEXT STEPS IN ORTHOGRAPHIC MAPPING

Practical Instructional Routines that Promote Automatic Word Recognition & Greater Fluency

10-hour course/PDPs

4-hours self-guided coursework & 3 Live Virtual Workshops (6 hours). 

Live Workshops, June 29, July 6 & 14, 2021: 5:30pm - 7:30pm EST.

Do you already feel comfortable with the basics of Orthographic Mapping and are looking to develop your repertoire of instructional strategies? This workshop goes beyond training in the administration and interpretation of the Phonological Awarenesss Screening Test (PAST) to focus on word and sentence level strategies that support word recognition skills. 

 

The course is organized into 6 modules and each week participants will learn strategies through self-guided coursework and practice instructional routines during the live workshops. 

Enrollment Cost - $225

Space is Limited, Registration Deadline -June 15, 2021.

This 19-hour professional development popular course on dyslexia provides educators with practical strategies for supporting students with a specific learning disability and those who are at-risk for reading failure. By combining evidence from education, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience coursework pieces together the educational elements that are critical for literacy achievement. 

 

Each course module address an important contributor to reading achievement including evidence from the "science of reading" research, recommended guidelines for screening and supporting students at-risk of dyslexia, helpful assessment tools, matching instruction to students' learning profiles, and developing IEP goals, accommodations, and modifications for students in special education.  In addition, the course reviews the background on Orthographic Mapping and provides participants with assessment tools and instructional strategies that improve sight word recognition. 

 

Content is appropriate for practitioners who support students in elementary school including: classroom teachers, special educators, reading specialists, school psychologists, speech/language pathologists, tutors, and administrators.

 

Enrollment Cost - $325, includes Course Manual

Space is Limited, Registration Deadline -May 5, 2021.