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Academic Intervenion Support: Wilson Reading: Training & Programmatic Overviews

September 1, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
NYC Charter School Center - Training Room
111 Broadway, Suite 604, New York, NY 10006

Presented by Anna Reeve

This two-day workshop (September 1 and 2) will provide participants with an overview of the Wilson Reading System and is intended for participants with no previous training on the Wilson Reading System. Participants will learn about appropriate student identification and placement, program implementation, and progress monitoring using the Wilson Reading System. Principles of language structure and how to teach language with direct, multisensory methods are demonstrated, shown in videos, and practiced during the workshop. Participants explore the standard 10-part Wilson Lesson Plan and practice planning and delivering a lesson and receiving feedback. Upon completion of this two-day 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 WRS Lesson plan.

*Attendees must bring their Wilson Starter Kit. If a school would like the Collaborative to pre-order these materials to arrive at the training, please email Patrick. The school will be invoiced the cost of materials and shipping.

Suggested Audience: New Teachers from Core, Enhanced & Premier Schools

**This session is part of our new Academic Intervention Support membership benefit.  Core members receive 1 seat, Enhanced 2 seats, Premier 3 seats.

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