The Science of Reading
What is it? How do I teach it? Why do we need it?
You will walk away with a lesson plan and strategies that can be used immediately for any student at any level.
Life changing professionally & personally for adults and the students they teach.
Monday-Friday July 24-28, 2023 | 8 am - 2 pm
class held at The Country Inn (River Falls)
30 hours with 5 hour practicum
Course Fee: $700 includes all class materials ($300 value)
Register by June 1st, you will receive a 1 hour consultation with a Certified Orton-Gillingham instructor to get all of your questions answered.
( a $195 value)
co-sponsored by The Country Inn
Meet the Instructors!
Becky Glade has been a Special Education teacher for 30+ years, and has taught many children with dyslexia and other reading challenges. Starla Dixen is a passionate educator who has dedicated her work life to helping students learn how to become champion readers and spellers. Becky and Starla are both certified in the Orton-Gillingham method of teaching reading that incorporates phonics and fluency work. This method is a direct, explicit, sequential, systematic, multi-sensory research based intervention.
Teach individual sections and class options. Topics include:
How to use OG in the classroom
Correct pronunciation of sounds and use of multi-sensory techniques for all students
Creating a Dyslexia Friendly Classroom/Home
Other topics available upon request
Participate in a simulation of what a person experiences with dyslexia. This is a large group event that utilizes 6 stations and takes approximately two hours to complete and discuss.
A series of classes for parents and caregivers that teach them about tools they can use to assist their child.
Session topics include:
Tools for Success
What is Orton-Gillingham?
Small Group Sessions
Session topics may include an introduction to what dyslexia is and is not, information about the Science of Reading, and other topics.