This course provides direct instruction in comprehension skills, understanding the theory behind the process of transferring thought (pictures) to words and techniques used for teaching comprehension through imagery and vocalizing.
$275 per person. No fee for SLD Read tutors.
Course content includes:
language comprehension and the brain
Dual Coding Theory
developing imagery skills
oral expression development
the connections between oral and written expression
supporting students for making inferences, finding the main idea, paraphrasing and making predictions
opportunities for practice
This course is open to reading specialists, Title I, RtI, paraprofessionals, general and special education teachers.