Classroom Educator Orton-Gillingham Training

Strategies and Practice for Classroom Educators

This 30-hour, one week course prepares general education classroom teachers in elementary grades for implementing structured, multi-sensory teaching principles and strategies in small group intervention and whole group reading instruction. It provides essential background knowledge that teachers need to support effective use of dyslexia-specific programs and meet the needs of their struggling readers. 

Course Topics include:

  • The nature of dyslexia and reading problems
  • Normal Language Development
  • Principles of multi-sensory instruction
  • Alphabetic Principle 
  • Phonology and phonological awareness
  • Spelling instruction
  • Fluency  
  • Syllable types and division patterns 
  • Introduction to lesson planning for whole and small groups
  • Handwriting 
  • Adaptation of strategies for the classroom
  • Informal Assessment
  • Information about the practicum mentoring program

Prerequisites: 

Bachelor’s Degree in education

Audience:

General classroom teachers, special education teachers, reading coaches and specialists, interested administrators

Event Properties

Event Date 06-26-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 06-30-2017 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 02-01-2017
Cut off date 06-23-2017
Individual Price $800.00
Location
Greengate School
2800 Poplar Avenue NW, Unit B Huntsville, AL 35816 United States
Greengate School
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