No two brains are the same. All great minds learn differently, yet we all live in the same world. This presentation is designed to give professionals an opportunity to learn about how to teach social cognition within a neurodiversity-affirming framework.
Teaching reading is rocket science! What are the inner workings of the mind, and how do they enable reading comprehension? Participants will learn about the processes that comprise executive function, how they are measured, and how they relate to reading comprehension and instruction.
This interactive course is designed for anyone wanting to learn more about reading and writing assessment. It will focus on issues related to the assessment of reading, spelling, and writing—including identifying early signs of trouble, diagnosing dyslexia and dysgraphia, and communicating test results to parents and other educators.
A convenient four-day series of live virtual seminars that will deepen your knowledge of assessment and help you gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of testing. Join nationally recognized assessment expert, Dr. Melissa Farrall, for a series of case-study investigations that will serve as a vehicle for learning about assessing student strengths and weaknesses, determining interventions, linking assessment data to instruction, and building effective strategies to support all students.
The Orton-Gillingham (OG) Approach is the underlying foundation of all multisensory, structured literacy instruction. This course provides an overview of the structure of the English language and how to teach it sequentially and systematically. It covers teaching the OG lesson in K–2 classrooms and meets the coursework requirements for Orton-Gillingham Academy Classroom Educator Level.
Increasing your expertise in reading and writing assessment will help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of at-risk students and meet the unique needs of every learner more effectively. The Assessment Institute bridges the gap between the science of reading, reading instruction, and reading assessment, and provides training in assessing reading skills, writing reports, and developing recommendations for remediation and support.