Deep Dive into Language Comprehension Skills

Deep Dive into Language Comprehension Skills


This session will focus on how to teach each of the necessary skills of language comprehension (Background Knowledge, Vocabulary, Language Structures, Verbal Reasoning, Literacy Knowledge), as well as assessment of these skills, understanding the standards aligned to language comprehension, strategies for comprehension, understanding the RAND model, and other related content.

You must attend all 5 days in order to receive credits. No partial credits may be earned. No partial credits may be earned.

Session 1: September 10, 2019

Session 2: November 7, 2019

Session 3: January 16 2020

Session 4: March 19, 2020

Session 5: Virtual Session: April 14, 2020


All participants must be currently teaching students or directly overseeing quality of instruction.

 

Cost is $75, which includes a teaching tool kit full of manipulatives and blackline masters to take back to the classroom; and covers the cost of CEUs.

 

Participants will have assignments following each session to practice the strategies they are learning.  This is a critical feature for improving practice.  Participants will receive timely and useful feedback at subsequent sessions. This work is required in order to earn the CEUs or SEMIs.

 

Participants will earn 5 CEUs or 40 SEMIs if they attend every session and submit the required documents, which show evidence of the applied strategies.  NO partial credits may be earned.


Targeted Audience: K-6 teachers, leaders, instructional coaches, dyslexia therapist, special education teachers, and interventionists. 


Lunch will not be provided.  You will be given approximately an hour to have lunch with your training colleagues on your own.  


Date Time Session Instructor Facilitator Venue
Tue, Sep 10, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 1 Marion McBride Carolyn Mack Barksdale Reading Institute - Jackson
Thu, Nov 7, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 2 Marion McBride Carolyn Mack Barksdale Reading Institute - Jackson
Thu, Jan 16, 2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 3 Marion McBride Carolyn Mack Barksdale Reading Institute - Jackson
Thu, Mar 19, 2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 4 Marion McBride Carolyn Mack Barksdale Reading Institute - Jackson
Tue, Apr 14, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Online Session Marion McBride Carolyn Mack Online through Barksdale Reading Institute
$75.00