2 Day Seminars
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 and materials to help young people gain success in school. This is a strategy-heavy seminar with an array of supplied materials that are readily usable in a classroom. The following three core modules will be addressed: overview of language-based learning disabilities (current research, best practices); organizational skills (time & materials management, planning); and academic skills (reading comprehension, vocabulary development, note-taking, pre-writing, composition).
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
15-hour Differentiated Instruction: This 15-hour course meets re-licensure requirements for Massachusetts educators.
This course is appropriate for educators at the middle and high school levels.
This course involves 12 hours of in-person instruction and an additional three hours of independent work. Please note that the three hours of independent work can be completed before the end of the second day.
GRADUATE CREDIT OPTION
Participants wishing to receive 1 graduate credit for this course must bring payment of $200 on the first day of the seminar. Payment must be made via credit card or check made out to Fitchburg State University. Cash or Purchase Order will not be accepted for this payment.
This course is offered for 1.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).
1 Graduate Credit ($200 additional fee payable on first day of seminar)
1.2 ASHA CEUs (optional)
|July 12-13, 2018
8:30am - 4:00pm
Registration is unavailable at this time.
“Anna was awesome! I felt engaged the full two days. SO ready to set up my class with new organizational tools for students.”
Anna DiPerna is the Assistant Math Department Head at the Landmark Elementary•Middle School and a language arts tutor. Since starting with Landmark in 2002, she has taught math, language arts, and oral expression/literature classes. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Rice University and her Master of Science in special education from Simmons College.
Ms. DiPerna receives compensation as a salaried Landmark Outreach summer employee.
Ms. DiPerna states no nonfinancial relationships exist.