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Fundations® Level 1

DateTuesday, September 26th, 2017
Time 8:30am to 3:30pm
Cost$285
Course Number1097
LocationStern Center for Language and Learning
183 Talcott Road
Suite 101
Williston
Vermont
05495
United States
PrerequisitesNone
Course DescriptionFundations® for Grades K-2 is a phonological/phonemic awareness, phonics and spelling program for the general education classroom. Fundations® is based upon the Wilson Reading Principles and is a Tier 1 and Tier 2 program designed to provide high quality classroom instruction for all students, as well as double dose instruction for those students requiring more targeted intervention. Each Fundations® workshop aligns with that grade’s Common Core Reading Foundational Skills. This workshop provides a practical application of reading research and will prepare teachers to teach Fundations® in Prevention (Tier 1) and/or Early Intervention (Tier 2) settings. At the completion of this workshop attendees will be able to:
  • Identify skills and components of effective reading and spelling instruction
  • Describe how Fundations® teaches these skills through multisensory activities
  • Optimize the use of the Fundations® teacher’s manual
  • Determine the weekly lesson schedule and preparation of a Fundations’® lesson plan.
It is recommended that Tier 2 teachers complete the Fundations® Intervention, Progress Monitoring and Fluency Workshop offered by Wilson Language Training.To learn more, please visit the Wilson website at: www.wilsonlanguage.com Fundations Level K will be offered on October 10, 2017. Fundations Level 2 will be offered on September 27, 2017.
Instructor

Paula Costello, M. Ed.

Instructor, Professional Learning Provider
Required MaterialsNone
AudienceClassroom teachers, interventionists, and paraprofessionals
Grade LevelK-2
Additional InformationParticipants will leave this class with 5 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs).

Fundations Level K will be offered on October 10, 2017.

Fundations Level 2 will be offered on September 27, 2017.
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