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Pennsylvania LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

April 25, 2019


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Pennsylvania LETRS - Harrisburg

PaTTAN Certified Regional PA-LETRS Trainers

ASHA Act 48 Clock Hour No credit 

April 25 - June 05, 2019


PA LETRS Module 8, 2nd Ed.: Assessment for Prevention and Early Intervention

Module 8 distinguishes screening and progress monitoring assessments from diagnostic and outcome assessment. This module reviews the rationale for the early screening with fluency-based measures and teaches how to use a developmental spelling inventory. (Focus: Grades Kindergarten through Third Grade)

 

Objectives

Module 8 Attendees will:

  • Explore in depth the use of screening and progress monitoring as a basis for instructional decision-making.
  • View and practice interpreting screening data for the purpose of making instructional decisions.
  • Examine spelling errors, writing samples, and other informal assessments in the context of case study analysis.

 

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

 

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

PaTTAN Educational Consultant
DateTimeLocation
04/25/2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PaTTAN - Harrisburg
SelectUnitsUnit TypeHoursCost
0 7 $40.65
0 0.7 $40.65
0 0 $40.65

PA LETRS Module 9, 2nd Ed.: Teaching Beginning Spelling and Writing

Module 9 addresses writing instruction for children in grades K-2 who need to be taught that the component skills that underlie the composition. Drawing on recent research that explains the cognitive and linguistic components of composition skill, a framework for analyzing writing samples is applied to examples of students at several different levels of achievement. (Focus: Kindergarten through Second Grade; Remedial Instruction)

 

Objectives

Module 9 Attendees will:

  • Explore in depth the use of screening and progress monitoring as a basis for instructional decision-making.
  • View and practice interpreting screening data for the purpose of making instructional decisions.
  • Examine spelling errors, writing samples, and other informal assessments in the context of case study analysis.

 

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

 

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

PaTTAN Educational Consultant
DateTimeLocation
05/03/2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM PaTTAN - Harrisburg
SelectUnitsUnit TypeHoursCost
0 7 $40.65
0 0.7 $40.65
0 0 $40.65

Registering will put you on Waitling List for this session.
PA LETRS Mod 1, 2nd Ed.: The Challenge of Learning to Read

Module 1 focuses on why learning to read is so difficult for many students, how reading develops, and what is happening when the reading process does not progress as expected. (Focus: All grades)

 

Objectives

Module 1 Attendees will better understand:

  • why learning to read is difficult for many students
  • how good readers read
  • the progression of reading development
  • how to recognize tasks that are typical of each component of comprehensive reading instruction
  • that biological, genetic, cognitive, environmental, and instructional causes interact to influence reading development
  • characteristics of dyslexia

 

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, general and special education administrators, and IU TACs are invited to attend.

 

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

PaTTAN Educational Consultant
DateTimeLocation
05/15/2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM PaTTAN - Harrisburg
SelectUnitsUnit TypeHoursCost
0 6 $40.65
0 0.6 $40.65
0 0 $40.65

PA LETRS Module 10: Syllabication and Advanced Decoding

Module 10 addresses the instructional needs of students in grades 3 and up who are inaccurate and/or slow in reading and spelling multisyllabic words. Beginning with phoneme-grapheme mapping, the module goes on to address systematic teaching of syllabication, syllable spelling types, and ending rules. (Focus: Grades Three through Adult)

 

Objectives

Module 10 Attendees will:

  • Understand and articulate the value of teaching word structure and decoding skills.
  • Map phonemes to graphemes.
  • Identify, categorize, and combine six predictable syllable structures.
  • Review a lesson framework for teaching recognition of big words.
  • Explore word families derived from a common root.
  • Review and role-play a lesson routine for teaching syllabication and morphology.

 

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

 

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

PaTTAN Educational Consultant
DateTimeLocation
06/05/2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM PaTTAN - Harrisburg
SelectUnitsUnit TypeHoursCost
0 7 $40.65
0 0.7 $40.65
0 0 $40.65

May 08, 2019


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Pennsylvania LETRS - EAST

PaTTAN Certified Regional PA-LETRS Trainers

ASHA Act 48 Clock Hour No credit 

May 08 - June 05, 2019


PA LETRS Module 9, 2nd Ed.: Teaching Beginning Spelling and Writing

Module 9 addresses writing instruction for children in grades K-2 who need to be taught that the component skills that underlie the composition. Drawing on recent research that explains the cognitive and linguistic components of composition skill, a framework for analyzing writing samples is applied to examples of students at several different levels of achievement. (Focus: Kindergarten through Second Grade; Remedial Instruction)

 

Objectives

Module 9 Attendees will:

  • Explore in depth the use of screening and progress monitoring as a basis for instructional decision-making.
  • View and practice interpreting screening data for the purpose of making instructional decisions.
  • Examine spelling errors, writing samples, and other informal assessments in the context of case study analysis.

 

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

 

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

PaTTAN Educational Consultant
DateTimeLocation
05/08/2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM PaTTAN - East
SelectUnitsUnit TypeHoursCost
0 7 $40.65
0 0.7 $40.65
0 0 $40.65

PA LETRS Module 10: Syllabication and Advanced Decoding

Module 10 addresses the instructional needs of students in grades 3 and up who are inaccurate and/or slow in reading and spelling multisyllabic words. Beginning with phoneme-grapheme mapping, the module goes on to address systematic teaching of syllabication, syllable spelling types, and ending rules. (Focus: Grades Three through Adult)

 

Objectives

Module 10 Attendees will:

  • Understand and articulate the value of teaching word structure and decoding skills.
  • Map phonemes to graphemes.
  • Identify, categorize, and combine six predictable syllable structures.
  • Review a lesson framework for teaching recognition of big words.
  • Explore word families derived from a common root.
  • Review and role-play a lesson routine for teaching syllabication and morphology.

 

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

 

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

PaTTAN Educational Consultant
DateTimeLocation
06/05/2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM PaTTAN - East
SelectUnitsUnit TypeHoursCost
0 7 $40.65
0 0.7 $40.65
0 0 $40.65

May 08, 2019


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Pennsylvania LETRS - Pittsburgh

PaTTAN Certified Regional PA-LETRS Trainers

Act 48 Clock Hour No credit 
PA LETRS Module 10: Syllabication and Advanced Decoding

Module 10 addresses the instructional needs of students in grades 3 and up who are inaccurate and/or slow in reading and spelling multisyllabic words. Beginning with phoneme-grapheme mapping, the module goes on to address systematic teaching of syllabication, syllable spelling types, and ending rules. (Focus: Grades Three through Adult)

 

Objectives

Module 10 Attendees will:

  • Understand and articulate the value of teaching word structure and decoding skills.
  • Map phonemes to graphemes.
  • Identify, categorize, and combine six predictable syllable structures.
  • Review a lesson framework for teaching recognition of big words.
  • Explore word families derived from a common root.
  • Review and role-play a lesson routine for teaching syllabication and morphology.

 

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

 

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

PaTTAN Educational Consultant
DateTimeLocation
05/08/2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM PaTTAN - Pittsburgh
SelectUnitsUnit TypeHoursCost
0 7 $40.65
0 0 $40.65
0 0.7 $40.65

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