Pennsylvania LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

PA LETRS Module 12: Using Assessment to Guide Instruction

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Session Dates

Thursday May 09, 2013 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM - PaTTAN - CENTRAL

Closed

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)

Objectives

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.

Target Audience

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.


Target Audience

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

Topics Covered: Literacy

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 "kkapp@pattan.net(Kelly Kapp email)":mailto:kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:

Inservices/workshops

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit

Presenters:

PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:

Registration:

Marie Strobel
mstrobel@pattan.net
800-360-7282 x 3101

Additional Info

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

Registrants must purchase the LETRS  workbook for the appropriate module through PaTTAN.  The price for the workbook is $40.65.

This is an interactive training. Microphones and cameras are required to be on throughout the session.

Due to the limited number of registration slots and the time constraints with mailing workbooks, THESE SESSIONS ARE OPEN ONLY TO PA REGISTRANTS.