This hour-long presentation highlights specific strategies and scaffolding for teachers to enhance direct explicit instruction of students with language-based learning disabilities. Using thematic content, the presentation not only shares vocabulary and study skill strategies for in person instruction, but also conveys how to adapt this instruction to remote learning. The strategies provided can be tailored to social studies and science as well as a wide array of courses.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is geared toward educators at the middle school level, but can be easily adapted for early high school or upper elementary levels.
All necessary materials will be shared electronically.
|July 15, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm Eastern
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Bruce Miller began at Landmark School in 1985, and currently chairs the elementary•middle school social studies department. In addition to teaching social studies classes, he has taught reading tutorials and language arts classes, served as an academic advisor, and has coached sports teams. Various grants enabled Bruce to develop curriculum and refine language-based teaching techniques for dyslexic students. He regularly presents at regional and national conferences (e.g., IDA, LDA, NCSS) and recently spent two weeks in Germany as part of the Transatlantic Outreach Program. Bruce studied history and German at Syracuse University and earned a master’s degree in special education through Simmons College, where his thesis topic was learning disabilities and Waldorf education.