Pennsylvania LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

PA LETRS Mod 1, 2nd Ed.: The Challenge of Learning to Read

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Session Dates

Wednesday February 06, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Closed

Module 1 focuses on why learning to read is so difficult for many students, how reading develops, and what is happening when the reading process does not progress as expected. (Focus: All grades)

 

Objectives

Module 1 Attendees will better understand:

  • why learning to read is difficult for many students
  • how good readers read
  • the progression of reading development
  • how to recognize tasks that are typical of each component of comprehensive reading instruction
  • that biological, genetic, cognitive, environmental, and instructional causes interact to influence reading development
  • characteristics of dyslexia

 

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, general and special education administrators, and IU TACs are invited to attend.

 

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.


Target Audience

All participants are required to take Module 1 prior to participation in Modules 2 through 12.

Topics Covered: Literacy

Event Info

Event Type:

Inservices/workshops

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
ASHA
No credit

Presenters:

PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:

Registration:

Annette Bauerlein
abauerlein@pattan.net
800-441-3215

Additional Info

*PLEASE NOTE:* Participants must have completed a LETRS Module 1 training, before registering for any other Modules.