Jan
8
Sat
Edison Teaching and Learning Course Offerings @ Virtual
Jan 8 @ 7:00 am – Feb 26 @ 2:30 pm

Edison Teaching and Learning Center is an approved vendor for the State of Oregon Dyslexia Training.

ASSOCIATE, PART 1: CLASSROOM EDUCATOR 

– Dates/Time:

  • January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 2022, from 7 am to 2:30 pm PST

1. The Classroom Educator curriculum leads to a basic understanding of the following elements of Orton-Gillingham instruction.

  • Reading acquisition in all learners and the nature and needs of the dyslexic learner
  • Phonological and phonemic awareness
  • Phonics
  • Reading fluency
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading comprehension

 

2. The Orton-Gillingham Approach

    • Awareness of the seminal works
    • Brain Research in relation to reading
    • Understanding the difference between an Approach and a scripted program
    • Knowledge of the principles of the instruction and the ability to explain why the principles of the Orton-Gillingham Approach are effective
    • Knowledge and structure of the English language
    • Development of the Orton-Gillingham lesson plan for groups or classroom

ASSOCIATE, PART 2 (PREREQUISITE: ASSOCIATE, PART 1:  CLASSROOM EDUCATOR)

– Dates/Time:

  • February 12, 19 from 7 am – 2 pm PST
  • February 26, March 5, 12 from 7 am to 1:30 pm PST
  1. The Associate in training (the trainee) understands the rationale for selecting the Orton-Gillingham Approach for individuals with dyslexia.
  2. The Associate trainee has the knowledge and skill to provide instruction working under the supervision of a Fellow of the Academy.
  3. Trainees will demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to teach the following instructional topics:
    • Reading acquisition in all learners including the brain basis of reading and the essential components of good reading instruction.
    • Dyslexia
    • The Orton-Gillingham Approach
    • Assessment
    • Lesson plan
Jan
22
Sat
Latino Literacy Summit: Conferencia De Lectura! @ Virtual
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for an exciting literacy conference!

Description:

This summit will explore the many ways Latinx learners can be better served at home and at school. Attendees will learn about the challenges of learning to read in English, how to distinguish between second language difficulties or Dyslexia, and how parents can support their children at home and at school.

Descripción:

Esta cumbre explorará las muchas formas en que los estudiantes latinx pueden recibir un mejor servicio en el hogar y en la escuela. Los asistentes aprenderán sobre los desafíos de aprender a leer en inglés, cómo distinguir entre las dificultades de un segundo idioma o dislexia, y cómo los padres pueden apoyar a sus hijos en el hogar y en la escuela.

MANY TOPICS!

– Parents: It’s Not Your Fault

– Top 10 Tips for Families

– Family Advocacy

– Promoting the Oral Language and Vocabulary of Children at Home

– Best Practices for Teaching Reading

– Essential components in reading instruction in a second language

– Is it Dyslexia or Difficulty with Second Language Acquisition?

– Designing Assessments for Spanish-speaking Emergent Bilingual Students: Considerations for the Classroom

– Literacy Scaffolds are Social Justice: Using Linguistics Scaffolds within Content Classes to Support Literacy on the Top and Bottom of the Reading Rope

-Assistive Tech: Tools for Translation

MUCHOS TEMAS!

– Familias: No es culpa suya

– Los 10 mejores consejos para las familias

– La abogacía para la familia

– La promoción del lenguaje oral y el vocabulario de los niños en el hogar.

– Las mejores prácticas para enseñar a leer

– Los componentes esenciales en la enseñanza de la lectura en un segundo idioma

– ¿Es dislexia o una dificultad en adquirir un segundo idioma?

– El diseño de las evaluaciones para los estudiantes bilingües: las consideraciones para el aula

– Apoyar la alfabetización es la justicia social: el uso de los apoyos lingüísticos dentro de las clases de contenido para apoyar la alfabetización en la parte superior e inferior de la cuerda de lectura

-La tecnología asistida: unas herramientas para la traducción

 

COST FOR PARENTS / Costo Para Las Padres: Free / Gratis

COST FOR EDUCATORS / GENERAL PUBLIC:

Sliding Scale! Ticket price from $10-$40. Register for the ticket amount of our choice. (Please contact us at info@decodingdyslexiaor.org if you need a scholarship.)

PDU’s available for this event. Please indicate if you would like a PDU at check out.

PAY IT FORWARD! Sponsor other attendees to attend the conference. Details at check out.

LANGUAGES: Spanish, English and ASL.

REGISTRATION / Registro!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb
3
Thu
First Thursday Educational Series: Spelling @ Virtual
Feb 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm