Part 1 - The Latest in Literacy Research: How do children learn to read? Why do some students struggle with reading?
An Introduction to:
- The sounds of English: phonemes
- Writing in sounds: graphemes
- Beats in words: syllables
- Units of meaning: morphemes
- Regular and irregular words
The Reading Process
- How children learn to read and which skills are important in reading
Why Some Students Struggle with Reading
- The latest in reading research
- What Dyslexia is, and what causes it
- What is phonological processing?
- What causes phonological processing difficulties?
- What are phonological representations?
Teaching Kids to Read
- Why teaching reading is difficult
- What research tells us about how best to teach students to read
- What is the best way to teach children with learning difficulties to read?
Part 2 - Using Reading Doctor programs and apps
This workshop will also cover an overview of Reading Doctor apps.
How does Reading Doctor Software work and how does the program and apps help teach:
- Letter sounds
- Consonant blends
- Whole word recognition
- 1st 200 sight words
As well as other practical suggestions for teaching students to read based on Dr Bartek Rajkowski's clinical experience.
This event is being run by South Gippsland Learning Differences, tickets can be purchased through HERE. For More information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text Kerry Harvey 0419 781 577.