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Language for Thinking - 1703MTS
Session: 14526
This workshop is Not eligible for Professional Development Funds.

Speech-language pathologists, general and special education teachers Pre-K through 2nd grade, literacy coaches, and teacher consultants who plan to teach this program.

Language for Thinking builds upon the concepts, vocabulary, and statement patterns introduced in Language for Learning. A placement test is used to determine if students should be placed in Language for Learning or Language for Thinking. Carefully organized sequences of activities, exceptional vocabulary development, extensive practice, sequencing and retelling exercises, and inference activities set the stage for reading comprehension and the grammatical analysis of written language. Language for Thinking includes instruction in Classification, True/False, Analogies, and Absurdity that emphasize reasoning and Critical thinking. This program can be used as a supplement for an entire classroom in first grade, or with small groups of students needing language skills for thinking and problem-solving. This course will provide practice with the Language for Thinking materials and direct instruction teaching techniques.

Who Benefits from Language for Thinking?

Children who have completed, or almost completed, Language for Learning

Children in first- and second-grade classrooms who have less than adequate language knowledge and skill for their age and who are having trouble comprehending what they read

Students of any age in bilingual and ESL programs *Primary school children who are in Title I or Special Education programs, or older children in speech correction and language classes.

SRA/McGraw-Hill Consultant

Free, but registration is REQUIRED.
**$10.00 Lunch Option is available for participants who attended the same day Language for Learning AM session** (Lunch will be served at 11:45am)

October 17, 2018 &
February 6, 2019
12:15pm to 3:30pm

3 SCECHs & .3 ASHA CEUs, pending approval.

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Course Session Information

Days 1
Scheduled Date/Time 
2/6/2019 12:15PM-3:30PM
Session Contact Nicole Hanna @ 586-228-3527
Instructor(s) SRA/McGraw-Hill Consultant
        : $10.00 2
 1 Work Shop Only
 2 Workshop with Lunch for Language for Learning AM Attendees

For those applying for SB-CEUs, once approved, the $10 processing fee will be collected on the day of the workshop.
Location MISD - Educational Service Center Map
44001 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038-1100

Location Contact: 
 @ 586-228-3300

Auxiliary Aids/Other Info: 
Payment Instructions There is no fee for this workshop. However, there is a $10.00 Lunch Option available with Language Thinking Registration for Participants who attend Language for Learning AM session.

Payment due NO later than 1/28/2019

Purchase Orders are not accepted.

Print out confirmation & send with your check made payable to "MISD"

Send to:

Nicole Hanna/Special Education
Macomb ISD
44001 Garfield Road
Clinton Twp., MI 48038

Or use Van Mail service.

Refunds will not be given after 01-31-19.
Special Instructions In case of special dietary needs, participants should provide their own meals. Adjustments will not be made in menu selections or registration fees.



For more information contact the individual MISD Department.

The MISD will provide, upon request with advance notice, appropriate auxiliary aids and services as necessary to afford a qualified individual with a disability equal opportunity to participate in the services, programs and activities conducted by the district.

For general information regarding online registration please contact Clare Keenan at 586-228-3491. Questions regarding specific workshops will be forwarded to the workshop contact.

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