This 5-day intensive workshop covers all the basics of reading–from the theory of reading and comprehension and the role of the brain’s neuro-diversity in reading acquisition to the nuts and bolts of teaching reading. Including:
Apply reading theory into the practice of reading acquisition
Teach reading to all types of emerging readers, including struggling readers, with or without a diagnosis of dyslexia and kids living with ADD/ADHD
Teach the 44 reading sounds (including prefixes, roots and suffixes)
Adapt the program for one-on-one tutoring, small groups, and for the larger classroom
Assess and place students into the 5 Starts (or entry levels) of the program
Adapt the program to English Language Learners
Teach students how to comprehend, interpret and present information from their reading.
Who should attend?
Anyone interested in literacy, dyslexia or reading issues, including teachers, literacy & learning specialists, parents, paraprofessionals, and tutors.
Facilitator:This is a rare opportunity to learn directly from Steve Tattum, founder of the LearnUp reading program. Steve has taught over 2,500 teachers to successfully use our reading program in one-on-one, small group and classroom situations.
Content: This 30-hour intensive will give you all the theory, skills, curriculum, hands-on practice, and materials you need you need to teach the highly effective LearnUp reading program. Perfect for classroom-based educators who want to become more effective at teaching reading.
This is an introductory course. We do not have levels of certification or prerequisites. During the workshop, you will learn the ENTIRE structured phonics program. We do offer advanced professional development workshops for deepening your learning.
Cost: $1,600 (including all instruction, manuals, and materials.)
Dates: June 10-14, 2019 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Our reading program is evidence-based and integrates the best practices of the leading reading and reading intervention programs on the market (based on Orton-Gillingham and blended with concepts from Linda Mood-Bell, Slingerland, Reading Recovery, Alphabetic Phonics, Whole Language, etc.) and combines them with the latest brain research and National Reading Panel recommendations to create a superior, systematic program that accelerates reading acquisition. Our program is multi-sensory and universally accessible and works with all types of learners.