See-the-Sound Visual Phonics: Making Phonemes Visible to Students
Monday June 21, 2010 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday June 22, 2010 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This training is intended for Pennsylvania teachers of students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing K-12. Other educators who would benefit from this training are Educational Interpreters, and Speech-Language Pathologists working with children whose teachers are also using visual Phonics.
See the Sound/Visual Phonics is a multi-sensory approach to teaching reading, language, and writing skills. It is a system which associates each sound in our language with a hand signal and graphic symbol. See the Sound/Visual Phonics links speech sounds to our other senses in a natural progression. The mouth movements for each phoneme are then mirrored in a hand gesture. The gesture in turn is reflected in a written symbol. See the Sound/Visual Phonics fixes the movements, which triggers better memory. It has been used successfully with students who are deaf or hard of hearing as well as students with learning disabilities, speech and language problems.
- Identify the visual phonic hand prompts and written symbols
- Produce the visual phonic hand prompts and written symbols
- Describe a student literacy activity that incorporates visual phonics
- Discuss strategies for teaching Visual Phonics to students learning to read
- Describe ways to apply the use of Visual Phonics to a variety of types of learners and learning styles
Pennsylvania teachers of students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing K-12, Educational Interpreters, and Speech-Language Pathologists
Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours.