Course Description

Credit Validation for Slingerland Participants Only

This course is designed for a limited number of participants wishing to become staff teachers in the Slingerland® Training Courses. The content encompasses all learning of the introductory and second year courses as the participant learns to organize, maintain and evaluate a summer session, its students and teacher participants. Course objectives:

  • To demonstrate the use of the Slingerland® Approach with a classroom group of children
  • To make appropriate evaluations of lesson plans, materials and teaching stations
  • To make appropriate evaluations of delivery of planned lessons
  • To assist in completing forms for the Slingerland® Institute
  • To prepare five lectures and satisfactorily deliver two of them
  • To prepare an orientation about dyslexia and the Slingerland® Approach
  • To satisfactorily complete the individualized requirements assigned by Director

Learner Outcomes

  • Create lesson plans and demonstrate the use of the Slingerland® Approach with a classroom of children
  • Observe lessons implemented by teacher participants
  • Evaluate teacher participant's lesson plans, supporting materials, and teaching space
  • Guide teacher participants in development of lesson plans, instructional techniques and the Slingerland format
  • Prepare and present a lecture to teacher participants

Course Details

Number of Units: 6.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: Teachers interested in meeting the needs of students with specific language disability who struggle with reading, writing and spelling

Instructors: All instructors are certified in the Slingerland Multisensory Language Approach


Introductory Level EDC-X745E (prev#: EDU-543A) and 2nd Year Continuum EDC-X746E (prev#: EDU-543B) - permission of the Instructor

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