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November 2018

ONLINE MODULE: Identifying Students with SLD/Dyslexia

November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am CST

Identifying Students with SLD/Dyslexia *This is an online Course Audience:  K-Grade 12: General and Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Student Support Services Professionals, Directors/Supervisors of Special Education, and Principals Description:       Schools need to have systems and structures in place that provide structured literacy instruction for all students, screen children for the development of essential literacy skills, and, when needed, assess them at a more in-depth level to identify the presence of a disability, including SLD/Dyslexia. This 6.5-hour…

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ONLINE MODULE: SLD/Dyslexia: Connecting Research to Practice in Connecticut

November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am CST

SLD/Dyslexia: Connecting Research to Practice in Connecticut *This is an online Course Audience:  K-Grade 12: General and Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Student Support Services Professionals, Directors/Supervisors of Special Education, and Principals Description:      This advanced-level 12-hour professional learning opportunity is a comprehensive series of web-based learning modules that address the foundations of reading acquisition, identification of SLD/Dyslexia, and evidence-based instructional practices. It is intended for educators with a broad understanding of SLD/Dyslexia (including general and special education…

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ONLINE MODULE: SLD/Dyslexia: Identifying Students Who are Gifted and Talented and Have Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) or SLD/Dyslexia

November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am CST

Identifying Students Who are Gifted and Talented and Have Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) or SLD/Dyslexia *This is an online Course Audience:  K-Grade 12: General and Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Student Support Services Professionals, Directors/Supervisors of Special Education, and Principals Description:     Schools can be challenged to meet the needs of students who are Gifted and Talented and who may also have a specific learning disability (SLD), including Dyslexia, that impacts their success in school. Many Gifted-SLD students…

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ONLINE MODULE: SLD/Dyslexia: Case Study Review of a Connecticut Student with SLD/Dyslexia

November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am CST

Case Study Review of a Connecticut Student with SLD/Dyslexia *This is an online Course Audience:  K-Grade 12:  General and Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Student Support Services Professionals, Directors/Supervisors of Special Education, and Principals Description:      In this two-hour online learning module, Dr. Louise Spear-Swerling describes the educational profile of a Connecticut public school student identified with SLD/Dyslexia. She reviews family and educator concerns, assessment data, and team decision making, following the student’s trajectory of learning to read…

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ONLINE MODULE: It’s Never Too Late: How to Motivate and Teach Older Struggling Readers with SLD/Dyslexia

November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am CST

It’s Never Too Late: How to Motivate and Teach Older Struggling Readers with SLD/Dyslexia *This is an online Course Audience:  K-Grade 12: General and Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Student Support Services Professionals, Directors/Supervisors of Special Education, and Principals Description:      The literacy skills needed for success at the secondary level are complex and embedded in content subjects. The challenge for educators working with students with SLD/Dyslexia is to provide explicit structured literacy instruction, maintain the student’s access to…

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ONLINE MODULE: SLD/Dyslexia: Distinguishing Between Typically Developing English Learners (Els) and Students with Reading Difficulties

November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am CST

Distinguishing Between Typically Developing English Learners (Els) and Students with Reading Difficulties *This is an online Course Audience:  K-Grade 12:  General and Special Education Teachers, EL Teachers and Tutors; Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Student Support Services Professionals, Directors/Supervisors of Special Education, and Principals Description:      English learners (ELs) and students learning English as a second language need to simultaneously acquire interpersonal communication skills and respond to the demanding oral language requirements of academic language involved in reading, writing, speaking, and…

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