Course Description

Credit Validation for Slingerland Participants Only

This course offers 50+ hours of Explicit, Structured, Sequential, Multisensory Instructional Strategies for teaching Reading, Spelling, Handwriting, and Written expressions. Rationale and instructional techniques in the Slingerland® Adaptation for classroom use of the Orton-Gillingham Approach will be presented in an engaging, hands-on format.

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand the principles of Structured Literacy Multisensory Instruction as supported by science
  • Understand the development of oral language skills as they relate to written language
  • Understand the history, purpose, and research for handwriting skills instruction
  • Implement strategies for putting handwriting to functional use
  • Create language arts lesson plans in the Slingerland® Approach
  • Identify major characteristics of dyslexia and other language-based reading disabilities
  • Understand the organization of the English language and application of morphology to decoding spelling and written language
  • Understand the application of the Slingerland® Approach to existing classroom curriculum programs

Course Details

Number of Units: 4.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for classroom teachers, resource teachers, tutors, educational therapists, speech/language therapists and RTI 3 teachers interested in meeting the needs of students with specific language disability who struggle with reading, writing, and spelling.

For More Information: Visit the Slingerland Institute for Literacy's website at http://www.slingerland.org.


Prior experience in education is helpful but not required.

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Course Format
Course Fee(s)
EDU Course Fee credit (4 units) $300.00
Available for Extension Credit
4 units
Section Notes

Course Dates and Times: June 22 - July 3, 2020, 8:30am - 4pm, weekdays

Course Format: Classroom

Location: Johnson Academy, 27127 Calle Arroyo, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Instructors: Carol Clark

Please Note: You are only registering for the graduate level extension units here. Register for class with Slingerland at http://www.slingerland.org

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation courses after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: June 23, 2020 (11:59pm PST)

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