Gain the knowledge and skills critical to providing intensive support for struggling readers and spellers and students with language-based learning disabilities. The Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Level I Certification program is designed to prepare teachers to effectively implement WRS Steps 1–6. It deepens teachers’ content knowledge and offers a supervised practicum that allows teachers to apply and practice skillful use of research-based strategies.
Take your structured literacy know-how to the next level and help support every reader. The Stern Center’s Structured Literacy Collaborative II—a new Lead to read offering—goes beyond the fundamentals, giving you the in-depth knowledge and specialized support you need to improve literacy outcomes in your classroom. The Collaborative empowers educators with evidence-based literacy practices, data-based decision-making, informative workshops, and transformative coaching.
Gain the knowledge and support you need to improve literacy outcomes in your classroom and meet the literacy needs of every student. The Stern Center’s Structured Literacy Collaborative empowers educators with evidence-based literacy practices, data-based decision-making, informative workshops, and transformative coaching.
Participants will learn how to administer a comprehensive diagnostic assessment that can be used as a universal assessment for students in grades K–2. This assessment battery can also be used with struggling readers to determine a starting place for OG instruction and ongoing progress monitoring.
Deepen your understanding of English orthography—the conventions and rules of our writing system, including spelling. Appropriate for teachers, parents, and even teenagers curious about the “rules” behind some English spellings, this lively two-hour virtual workshop will cover the seven spelling rules and how to teach them in the early elementary grades. It will also address basic principles of direct and explicit spelling instruction that maximize learning opportunities for elementary students.
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.