Pennsylvania LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling
PA LETRS Module 12: Using Assessment to Guide Instruction
Wednesday May 22, 2013 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM - PaTTAN - WEST
Module 12 is an advanced module for intermediate and middle school educators to help them identify and pinpoint the instructional needs of all struggling readers. The module describes efficient, reliable, and research-based assessment strategies that enable a school staff to focus on the effectiveness of instruction. (Focus: Grades Three through Adult)
Module 12 Attendees will:
- Become familiar with appropriate assessment tools.
- Plan to screen students efficiently.
- Group students for instruction.
- Select appropriate programs, methods, and materials.
- Plan to monitor progress and adapt instruction.
Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.
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.
All participants are required to take Module 1 prior to participation in Modules 2 through 12.
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this training. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or "email@example.com(Kelly Kapp email)":mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.