Word Study Block- (part of the 4 Block Balanced Literacy Model)

$85

May 3, 2015
DURATION:
3 hours

INSTRUCTORS:

SUSAN NORWELL
MA Special Education Instructor, Previous- Professor at Northeastern Illinois University, Current- Full-time Professor at Rett University

Categories

Literacy , Susan Norwell

The 4 Block Literacy Model, as conceptualized by Jim and Patricia Cunningham and adapted and implemented by David Koppenhaver and Karen Erickson for high incidence disabilities is a model that is also easily adapted for individuals with more complex disabilities such as Rett Syndrome. An integral part of this model is the Word Study Block. The Word Study Block was designed to build decoding and encoding skills as well as efficient sight word reading. This course focuses on Patricia Cunningham’s Making Words Curriculum for decoding and encoding as well as adapted approaches to learning sight words. Embedded in both are effective strategies for assessing both aspects of this essential block that heavily influence both reading and writing for individuals with Rett Syndrome.

Registration includes unlimited access to this course for one year. To purchase, click below to enter our webinar catalog. Log in or create a new account on the next screen.

Purchase [$85]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

FACEBOOK POSTS

Happy Friday! We have a heart melting story to share with you all! Meet Savannah! She recently got a puppy and this sweet dog needed a name. Savannah's family got the flip books out and Savannah spelled b-e-a-r using her flip book and no prompting at all. We love seeing the flip book changing lives and giving those who are non-verbal a voice. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Hope you're planning to join us Friday! Seats still available. Go register today for this awesome event. Need an invoice to attend? Let us know at kristi@gp2c.org. 5 clinical maintenance hours provided for professionals. Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

Rett U & Tobii Dynavox - Birmingham, Alabama

October 13, 2017, 8:00am - October 13, 2017, 4:30pm

Join us for a day focused on real-world, hands-on practice with communication skills, strategies and the academic areas of reading and writing for students with complex needs. This full-day workshop will begin with ensuring communication access is woven throughout everyday activities while modeling and practicing with partners using Rett University’s 4-Grid Communication Book and Tobii Dynavox’s SonoPrimo, soft-tech language grids. Later in the day, we will address the academic skills of reading and writing for students with complex needs that are often thought to be impossible for individuals with Rett Syndrome and other complex disabilities. The strategies and techniques that have been developed and used with students worldwide are proven to get students actively participating in reading and writing. Techniques for reading to and with kiddos while modeling communication will be demonstrated in videos and then put into practice during the workshop. Participants will actively use ABC and Core Word Communication Flipbooks to build a short story with a partner, focusing on understanding and improving upon the interaction needed to cultivate solid communication and educational exchanges. Private 1:1 Consults with Susan Norwell available Sat, Oct 14 and Sun, Oct 15. Register at gp2c.webconnex.com/birmingham

View on Facebook

Raise your voice! Let's talk about how vital EDUCATION is for your girl child! #dayofthegirl #rettuniversity #girlpower2cure ... See MoreSee Less

International Day of the Girl is celebrated each year on October 11th and it was created by the United Nations in 2012. It focuses on the girl as a child to celebrate the potential of girls across the world in the face of threats, discrimination, and the issues of their well-being. #dayofthegirl #makeadifference #girlpower2cure

View on Facebook
TOP

Copyright 2016 Girl Power 2 Cure, Inc. | Amelia Island, FL USA | EIN: 20-8011668 | 904.277.2628 | info@rett-u.org