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Blended/Online    -    July 10, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
Plus 10-week Online Course

Comprehending Language: Reading and Listening

Comprehending Language: Reading and Listening is offered in a blended format, with a one-day in-person session, followed by 10 weeks of online coursework. The in-person...

July 10, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
Plus 10-week Online Course
$900

Speaker Series    -    July 10, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Tackling the Dyslexia Paradox: How a Neurobiological Framework of Reading Development Can Inform Clinical and Educational Practice

This is a complimentary seminar available to educators, but registration is required.  Please call Outreach at (978) 236-3216 to inquire about available seats in this...

July 10, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
Free!

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

Math Bootcamp: Math Review for Special Educators

Learn strategies for getting students interacting in a math class and learning the content in a non-threatening atmosphere. It is not uncommon as a special...

July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$900

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

Pragmatic Language Disorders

Many students with language-based learning disabilities struggle to interpret and use social communication skills, also known as pragmatics. Daily challenges may include maintaining a conversational...

July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$900

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

Phonemic Awareness

Research verifies the importance of phonemic awareness (the ability to think consciously about and manipulate individual sounds within words) as a precursor to successful reading....

July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$920

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

Reading Comprehension: Variables that Lead to Better Understanding

This week-long graduate course will provide students with an intensive opportunity to explore, analyze, and discuss the theoretical underpinnings of reading development and research-driven instructional...

July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$900

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

From Words to Sentences to Paragraphs

Writing research indicates that students who understand how sentences and paragraphs are structured are able to use this knowledge as they learn to write. Children...

July 10-14, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$900

2 Day Seminars    -    July 11-12, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Assessment Measures for Students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

This seminar will provide an overview of assessment measures used to identify students with LBLD (language-based learning disabilities). Topics include: commonly used terms, ethics of...

July 11-12, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 11-12, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Technology for Students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

Today’s teenagers are inundated by technology, growing up in what the world has deemed the “Digital Age.” More and more, colleges, universities and schools across...

July 11-12, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 13-14, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Persuasive Writing for Students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

Writing a persuasive, research-based paper is a capstone activity for many social science courses at the high school level and beyond, but this can be...

July 13-14, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 13-14, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Executive Function: Foundations for Learning and Teaching

Competent executive skills are critical to success inside and outside school. Without an effective “executive” managing the brain, papers disappear, deadlines are missed, and answers...

July 13-14, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 17-18, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Metacognition in the Writing Process

Landmark School uses a five-step, sequential model for teaching writing skills that incorporates modeling and teaching metacognition throughout each step. This process includes brainstorming, organizing...

July 17-18, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 17-18, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Teaching Spelling

Individuals with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD) generally have significant weaknesses in spelling performance. This two-day seminar begins with a brief overview of spelling development followed...

July 17-18, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 17-18, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Interacting with Mathematics

In this course you will discuss the needs of different learners in your classroom and the inherent difficulties of learning mathematics in middle and high...

July 17-18, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

Speaker Series    -    July 17, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Oral and Written Language at the Word, Sentence, and Discourse Levels

This basic to intermediate level session is designed for speech-language therapists, reading specialists, classroom teachers and parents with basic knowledge of terms for components of...

July 17, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$200

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 17-21, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

Comprehension: Skills-Based, Content-Rich Teaching and Learning

How do we help students genuinely comprehend and incorporate what they are learning into their fund of knowledge? How can comprehension skills be modeled and...

July 17-21, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$900

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 17-21, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

Language-Based Classroom: Elementary

Individuals with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD) generally have significantly reduced language capabilities that not only make learning difficult but also may affect performance in the...

July 17-21, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$900

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 17-21, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

Teaching Mathematics Using Alternative Strategies and Modalities

Learning math can be challenging, especially for students who have specific learning disabilities. Language skills, executive functioning, motor planning, and math-specific visual processing skills all...

July 17-21, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$900

2 Day Seminars    -    July 18-19, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Social Communication Disorders and Executive Function

There are multiple “social” demands that exist throughout the academic day that require students to interact in a meaningful, thoughtful manner. Students who have been...

July 18-19, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

1 Day Workshops    -    July 19, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Formative Assessment Strategies in the Language-Based Classroom

In addition to formal assessments, there is invaluable knowledge to be gained about students’ performance and progress on an ongoing basis through formative assessment.  This...

July 19, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$125

1 Day Workshops    -    July 19, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Technology in the Middle and High School Math Classroom

Middle and high school teachers now have multiple options when considering what technology to use in their math classrooms. This interactive course will explore a...

July 19, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$125

2 Day Seminars    -    July 19-20, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Incorporating Study Skills in Elementary & Middle School Classrooms

This seminar will provide an overview of Landmark’s Study Skills model, as well as practical hands-on application of study skills strategies and teaching techniques. Specific...

July 19-20, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

1 Day Workshops    -    July 20, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Social Communication Challenges for Students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

Many children with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD) struggle daily to communicate and make sense of their social world. For many of these students, social skills...

July 20, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$125

2 Day Seminars    -    July 20-21, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Fostering Motivation in Your Classroom

This course explores the variables that contribute to and get in the way of student motivation and self-determination. Participants will look at student motivation through...

July 20-21, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 20-21, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Oral Language Skills: Processing and Production in the Classroom

This seminar will focus on the oral domains of language – listening and speaking – and their relationship to language-based learning disabilities. Although it is...

July 20-21, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

1 Day Workshops    -    July 21, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Incorporating Study Skills Across the Curriculum

Study skills are strategies that can be used to efficiently manage and organize time, materials, and information. Utilizing these skills in a manner that is...

July 21, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$125

1 Day Workshops    -    July 21, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Vocabulary, Sentence, and Paragraph Strategies

In this seminar, participants will learn strategies for helping elementary and lower middle school students put their thoughts into writing. Specifically, methods for developing thematic...

July 21, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$125

2 Day Seminars    -    July 24-25, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Connecting Language Instruction: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking

Language-based learning disabilities affect students’ abilities to complete language tasks in multiple domains, including reading, writing, listening and speaking. This seminar will focus on receptive...

July 24-25, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 24-25, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

15-hour: Instructional Strategies for Assisting Students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

Designed to enhance direct explicit instruction of students with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), this 15-hour, two-day seminar introduces a selection of specific LBLD teaching strategies...

July 24-25, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$295

2 Day Seminars    -    July 24-25, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Reading Fluency: From Words to Passages

This course presents a discussion and analysis of reading fluency and the decoding components which comprise it. The scope and sequence of decoding patterns from...

July 24-25, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 24-25, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Using Growth Mindset in Math

When completing any task, there are always potential areas for improvement, but students need proper encouragement to help them understand this philosophy. Too often, students...

July 24-25, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 24-28, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

Executive Function: Impact on Written Expression

Competent executive skills are critical components to literary comprehension and written expression. Without an effective “executive” managing the brain, there are a myriad of ways...

July 24-28, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$900

Weeklong Graduate Courses    -    July 24-28, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

Language-Based Classroom: Middle School

As students with language-based learning disabilities move into middle school, the reading, writing, and study skills necessary for being successful in the content areas can...

July 24-28, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm
$900

2 Day Seminars    -    July 26-27, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Landmark’s Teaching Principles in YOUR Classroom

This seminar will present and discuss Landmark School’s Teaching PrinciplesTM and how teachers can effectively implement the six principles in their classroom. All too often,...

July 26-27, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 26-27, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Accessible Middle School Math: Interactive Multimodal Lessons to Engage Students

This interactive course features innovative methods to explain and perform concepts and procedures customarily taught at the middle school level. Concrete manipulatives, graphic organizers, gross...

July 26-27, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

2 Day Seminars    -    July 26-27, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Study Skills Strategies for the High School Student

This seminar provides an overview of Landmark’s Study Skills model, as well as practical hands-on application of study skills strategies and teaching techniques. Topics include:...

July 26-27, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

Speaker Series    -    July 26, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Reading in Typical and Atypical Development

This course will provide an overview of contributions from the overlap of cognitive neuroscience and education, with a focus on reading. Specific content to be...

July 26, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$200

2 Day Seminars    -    July 27-28, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Special Education Law

This two-day seminar provides both an overview of the law and an update of key new developments in special education law including three new relevant...

July 27-28, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$250

1 Day Workshops    -    July 28, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm

Your Teaching Persona in the Classroom

What is the entity that your students encounter on a daily basis in your classroom? The way in which we present ourselves and how we...

July 28, 2017
8:30am - 3:00pm
$125

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