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Wilson Reading System® Introductory Workshop

DateMonday, July 30th, 2018 to Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
Time 9:00am to 3:30pm
Cost$323
Course Number1141
LocationStern Center for Language and Learning
183 Talcott Road
Suite 101
Williston
Vermont
05495
United States
PrerequisitesNone
Course Description

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This three day (15-hour) workshop provides participants with an overview of the Wilson Reading System® (WRS) curriculum and serves as the prerequisite for WRS Level I Certification. This course is delivered over three consecutive days and examines reading research and the five areas of reading in relation to students in grade two and above with persistent phonological coding deficits.

Participants learn about dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities, appropriate student identification and placement, program implementation, progress monitoring, scheduling, and creating a successful learning environment. Principles of language structure and how to teach language with direct, multisensory methods are demonstrated and practiced during the workshop. Participants explore the standard 10-part Wilson Lesson Plan and practice planning and delivering a lesson while receiving modeling and feedback from a credentialed Wilson Trainer during the workshop. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define dyslexia, and describe common characteristics.
  • Explain the process of identifying appropriate students and placing them in the Wilson Reading System.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of WRS principles of instruction: explicit, sequential, cumulative, and diagnostic multisensory instruction.
  • Identify the lesson components for Block 1 (Decoding/Word Study), Block 2 (Encoding/Spelling), and Block 3 (Listening & Reading Comprehension) of the WRS Lesson Plan.
  • Prepare a 10-part WRS Lesson plan.

Participants may enroll in the WRS Level I Certification Training or the WRS Intensive Instruction: Online Course (Steps 1-6) within five years of completing a WRS Introductory Workshop.

Instructor

Patricia Willette

Professional Learning Instructor
Required MaterialsNone
 
Additional Information

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The Summer 2018 offering of this course is being offered for a discounted price of $323.00 off the original price of $645.00 thanks to generous underwriting through the Cynthia K. Hoehl Institute for Excellence at the Stern Center for Language and Learning. This class is available for 3 graduate credits  for an additional fee of $570.  Other discounted courses are:

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