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. Many students, especially those with language-based learning disabilities, need to be explicitly taught strategies to improve phonemic awareness skills. This 5-day course uses published materials developed by Charles, Patricia, and Phyllis Lindamood to teach participants how to identify individuals with poorly developed phonemic awareness, as well as enhance the student’s ability to perceive, compare, and manipulate sounds within words.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators who work with all grade levels.
Materials will be provided on-site.
Graduate credit is included in course tuition and is granted by Colorado State University-Pueblo.
3 Graduate Credits (fee included in course tuition)
|July 10-14, 2023
8:30am - 4:00pm
This course is full.
Registration is unavailable at this time.
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Beth has taught within a variety of educational models, including inclusion, self-contained, bilingual, and ELL classrooms in both public and independent school settings. At Landmark School, she has taught a variety of courses and one-to-one language arts tutorials at both the elementary and middle school levels. She has also been a part of the Admission Department at Landmark School, where she evaluated the materials of applicants and administered academic screenings. Beth has been involved in course development and instruction with Landmark Outreach Online. She has additional experience with online course instruction as an adjunct faculty member of Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education. Currently, Beth is the reading supervisor, testing coordinator and an academic advisor on the Elementary•Middle School campus. Beth has a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from John Carroll University, a master’s degree in special education from Simmons University and a teaching endorsement in bilingual/ESL education from the University of Illinois.