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Spotlight Sessions: Webinars for Educators

Building Vocabulary Knowledge and Strategies Across Content Areas to Support Language Development, Virtual – Summer Institute 2021

COURSE LOGISTICS

  • Type: Spotlight session
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Attendance: Live, attendance required on date and time listed in the course information section
  • Platform: Zoom. Login credentials emailed the day before the course begins

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Vocabulary is at the core of learning and connects to all four language domains – listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD) often struggle to effectively understand and use vocabulary, requiring explicit instruction to build word knowledge across content areas. This webinar will review the different types of vocabulary, as well as present strategies to aid vocabulary development, storage, retention, and recall. 

  

LEVEL

This course is appropriate for educators at all grade levels.

 

MATERIALS

All necessary materials will be shared electronically.

Course Information

Credits
1 Hour
Dates/Time Price
July 13, 2021
9:00-10:00 am Eastern
$25

Registration is unavailable at this time.

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About the Instructor

Linda Gross

Linda is a certified speech-language pathologist. Throughout her career, she has worked in clinical and school settings evaluating and treating individuals with a variety of communication disorders. Linda joined Landmark High School as the expressive language program director in 1994, transitioning into a consultation role in this program from 2003-2016. Linda has also been a Landmark Outreach Program faculty member since 1996. For Outreach, she consults with private and public schools, as well as develops and teaches courses for the Summer Institute and Landmark Outreach Online. Linda’s expertise is in child and adolescent language disorders with a particular interest in social communication deficits. She has presented seminars on these topics at the IDA, LDA,  and ASHA national conferences. Linda earned both her bachelor’s (1986) and master’s (1988) degrees in communication disorders from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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