Join us for an important learning opportunity!
Teachers, tutors, and parents, improve your practice and understanding of written English. This workshop will cover:
History of English
Understanding the history of written English and the structure of the English spelling system
Frameworks for instruction, plus instructional strategies and activities
The Orton-Gillingham Approach
Presentation on the history and development of the approach
For almost 60 years, Dr. Marcia Henry has worked in the fields of reading and dyslexia as a tutor, diagnostician, professor, and author. Her book, “Unlocking Literacy: Effective Decoding and Spelling Instruction,” is considered a key text for teachers seeking a systematized, effective method of reading and spelling instruction and focuses on morphemic awareness, letter-sound correspondences and syllable patterns.
Cost: $160, with lunch provided. Lodging is available at an additional cost.