Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Strategies for Success: Reaching All Students


Want to know what do to with your hardest to reach students?

Find out what is getting in the way of reading success!

Improve your assessment strategies!

Know how to target your instruction and add to your tools to reach your struggling students!

Webinar Workshops: Tuesdays 4 - 7 PM PST $180
You will need computer with internet access!
May 20: Performance Clues: Identifying Learning Differences
May 27: Reading/Writing I: Reading Components—Build Fluency
June 3: Reading/Writing II: Building Grammar for Comprehension

Nine OESD Clock Hours Pending for webinar format
Please note with registration if required!

School PO VISA Checks accepted
Register early — Class size limited!

$180 for Nine Hours of Course and Materials:
Fees include workshop materials
Upon receipt of payment packet of materials is mailed to you!
Register early to allow for mailing time.

In this interactive 9-hour training you will:
  • Identify markers of ADHD, dyslexia & motor and visual spatial planning problems
  • Increase understanding of the neurological processes of learning
  • Increase understanding of how learning differences affect classroom performance
  • Use “learning layers” model to assess student areas of challenges & strengths
  • Rehearse multi-sensory instructional methods that build fluency & comprehension
  • Rehearse strategies to increase reading, writing, spelling, and memory performance
  • Combine effective, fun instructional strategies to meet needs of different learners
  • Reach more students by creating successful learning environments
  • Integrate research based strategies into instruction—at home and school!
May 20 Tuesday 4-7 pm PST
Performance Clues: Identifying Learning Differences

Experience learning differences in this interactive, informative workshop.
Learn how dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia are related. Find out how motor or visual spatial delays affect learning and written performance. Parents: Understand how to observe and to support your child’s learning efforts. Teachers: Learn to recognize affected learning layers from student performance so you can differentiate instruction effectively. Choose
instructional routes based on assessment observation so your student moves from success to
success! Rehearse picture notes to build memory for tests, vocabulary & comprehension.

May 27
Tuesday 4-7 pm PST
Reading/Writing I: Reading Components—Build Fluency
The second evening adds to the first. Learn to spot the five necessary components
of reading from your student performance. Match instructional strategies to build reading
components. Learn to make letters stay on the page with no reversals. Have fun practicing hand's-on multi-sensory methods that dramatically improve spelling and reading fluency!

Tuesday 4-7 pm PST
Reading/Writing II: Building Grammar for Comprehension
The third evening builds on information and your questions from previous two sessions. Practice atypical teaching strategies that are keys to improving reading comprehension and written composition. Rehearse questioning strategies that build cognition across the curriculum. Match learning layers to various instructional needs and plug in your new strategies for your students!

For more information reach Melinda at 360-379-1223

Strategies for Success—Participant Responses:

Strengths of this workshop—
  • “Tools presented/knowledge of instructor –”
  • “Melinda’s knowledge & experience with real people”
  • “Melinda is strongly devoted to all learners succeeding and her strategies are specific, practical, effective.”
  • “Melinda’s enthusiasm and examples of success – “
  • “I’m very excited to try the things that we have learned.”
  • “Engaging, interesting, flexible, relevant information.” “Range of applicability”
  • “Insight to how people learn —examples of ways to help.”
  • “Found that we got right into issues related to the students and tools to use.
  • * Excellent! In such a short time I was hoping to come away with activities to try...Definitely met my expectations.”
  • “Great strategies to use immediately”
  • “Lots of refreshing and useful info we don’t get in
  • “Great material—moved fast—kept interesting —interaction—questions—group participation.”
  • “Really helped me to understand student’s difficulties in regard to their learning.”
  • “ Very helpful…”
MAY 2008 Online Webinar Workshops
Register Early! Materials will be mailed to you upon receipt of payment

For more information reach Melinda at 360-379-1223
  • Make registration checks payable to SISIUTL
    Mail registration fee to:
    SISIUTL Center for Learning
    230 Taylor Street Suite C
    Port Townsend, WA 98368

  • Credit Cards Accepted - Call 360.379.1223 or email mpongrey@gmail.com
  • Please note if you require OESD Clock Hours for class
  • Include your e-mail address: class packets e-mailed before each class.
  • Include your correct street mailing address - packet of materials will be mailed upon receipt of payment

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