Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Course and Optional Practicum (Orford, NH)
|Date||Monday, July 9th, 2018 to Wednesday, July 18th, 2018|
|Time||8:30am to 4:00pm|
2972 Route 25A
|Course Description||The Orton-Gillingham (OG) Approach is the underlying foundation of all multisensory structured language instruction. You will learn both the structure of the English language and how to teach it sequentially and systemically to struggling readers including students with dyslexia. This course meets the requirements for the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators Associate Level certification.
The course will also cover how to:
M.Ed. Kerri McDonald-Schaub, M.Ed., Fellow/AOGPE
Professional Learning Instructor
Kerri has extensive experience providing Orton-Gillingham training and practicum supervision. Kerri currently teaches at the Manchester-Essex Regional Middle School in Massachusetts and is an integral member of the Intensive Reading and Written Language program, which has been recognized as a model public school program through the Governor’s Community Innovation Challenge grant initiative. Kerri is a certified Massachusetts Reading Specialist and holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University. She teaches reading instruction at the university level, and routinely presents at local and national conferences for teachers of reading and writing. Keri has worked closely with the Director of the Orton-Gillingham Institute, Peggy Price, mentoring teachers for the past two years.
|Required Materials||All required materials will be given on the first day of class and/or sent electronically, including The Gillingham Manual, Angling for Words, Gillingham phonogram deck, and course binder.|
|Audience||special educators, reading specialists, literacy coaches, private tutors, adult educators, classroom teachers|
Associate Level Practicum includes:
“Before Orton-Gillingham I’m not sure I could answer every question that my students asked, specifically regarding spelling and decoding. Orton-Gillingham opened my eyes to the origins of our language, how and why syllables and words fit together, which patterns worked most of the time and why, which syllable types were most common and why. This knowledge has absolutely changed my teaching in a positive way.”
This course will be held at the Rivendell Academy in Orford, NH. Details of a different Vermont offering are being finalized and will be posted as soon as possible.
Please have a credit card or a copy of your PO to upload ready when you register.
This class will take place over the following dates:
The course costs are are follows:
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