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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.
- 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
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.