This 1-hour webinar will focus on recognizing students with expressive language deficits, developing practical teaching strategies and classroom techniques, and promoting individual student success through direct instruction of both writing and oral expression skills. The session will first provide teachers with an overview of how we define language-based learning disability at Landmark School, followed by some common observable indicators of expressive language weakness that one might see in a classroom setting. The hour will conclude with targeted strategies to support both written and oral language development for students of this complex learning profile. Content will include practical instructional strategies that can be applied in a variety of learning environments.
This webinar is appropriate for educators at the middle and high school levels.
All materials will be shared electronically.
|Certificates of completion will not be issued for this session.|
|November 8, 2022
4:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Kate has taken on a variety of roles since starting her career with Landmark in 2008. She currently works as an Outreach lead faculty member, guiding educators in developing best practices to support students with LBLD. Prior to this she served as Assistant Head of the Expressive Language Program at Landmark High School, designing, teaching and supervising writing, oral expression and social communication classes. Kate partnered with faculty from both campuses to coordinate professional development opportunities through Landmark’s Inreach Program from 2012-2020, and gained experience in her early years at the high school as the EL Program’s Lead Teacher, a full time teacher of Language Arts and Pragmatics/Social Communication, and a 1:1 tutor. Kate earned her master’s degree in special education at Simmons University and holds a bachelor’s degree from Colby College with a major in English and a minor in art.