Webinars for Educators

Enroll in our Webinars for Educators to learn effective strategies for supporting your students

New for the 2022-2023 school year, all webinars will be offered for free! Our Spotlight Sessions: Webinars for Educators provide evidence-based teaching strategies, tools, and resources for students with language-based learning disabilities, which fall under the broad category of specific learning disabilities (SLD). Our free, monthly webinars will each feature a new and timely topic.

Webinar features:

  • Registration is required to view both live and recorded webinars
  • Registration closes 15 minutes prior to the live presentation
  • 24 hours after the live webinar, all registrants will receive the link to view the on-demand recording and any presentation materials
  • Recordings are available for 1 month
  • We will no longer offer a certificate of completion
2/7 - Practical Strategies for Introducing & Developing Content-Related Vocabulary with Deirdre Mulligan

This 1-hour webinar will provide a brief overview of the tiers of vocabulary. In addition, we will discuss specific activities, graphic organizers, and strategies that educators can utilize to introduce and develop content-specific vocabulary terms.

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3/28 - The Importance of Phonemic Awareness and How to Help Students Develop It with Courtney Anastasia-Murphy

This webinar will explore the connection between phonemic awareness and learning to read, before diving into specific activities that can help students of any age strengthen their ability to segment, blend, delete, add, substitute, and manipulate speech sounds in words.

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4/4 - Thematic Unit Planning: A How-To Guide with Katie Worden & Kate Payson

This webinar will introduce thematic unit instruction as a platform for scaffolding language skills alongside age-appropriate content.  Participants can expect to learn about the process of selecting an engaging theme with relevant subtopics, brainstorming relevant vocabulary and content, and developing short- and long-term thematic skill activities at the word, sentence, and discourse level (such as compositions) appropriate for middle and high school settings.

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5/9 - Informal Spelling Assessment: A Diagnostic-Prescriptive Approach with Paul Howard

In this 1-hour webinar, we will explore student spelling samples using an elementary-level spelling inventory, learn to administer the assessment, diagnose the errors, and prescribe effective instruction to improve Word Recognition and Production outcomes for our students.

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Practical Strategies for Introducing & Developing Content-Related Vocabulary

This 1-hour webinar will provide a brief overview of the tiers of vocabulary. In addition, we will discuss specific activities, graphic organizers, and strategies that educators can utilize to introduce and develop content-specific vocabulary terms.

 

Register Now!

The Importance of Phonemic Awareness and How to Help Students Develop It

This webinar will explore the connection between phonemic awareness and learning to read, before diving into specific activities that can help students of any age strengthen their ability to segment, blend, delete, add, substitute, and manipulate speech sounds in words.

 

Register Now!

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