The Science of Teaching Reading: What Students with Dyslexia Need to Learn and Why
Co-sponsored by the Northern California Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (NorCal IDA) and the Children’s Health Council (CHC)
When and Where:
Saturday, October 7, 2017, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
(check-in begins at 8:30 am, catered lunch is included)
Children’s Health Council, 650 Clark Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304
NorCal IDA and CHC members: $85
- Learn about engaging and effective strategies for teaching all readers
- Learn how you can impact policy around reading instruction
- Great for teachers, specialists, parents and administrators
There is a science to teaching reading and students with dyslexia need teachers who have that knowledge and experience applying it. Participants will learn engaging techniques for teaching a Structured Literacy approach – a method of instruction that teaches the structure of language while using key pedagogical principles to ensure that students master what they’re learning.
Dr. Margie Gillis is the president of Literacy How, Inc. She founded it in 2009 to provide professional opportunities for teachers on how best to implement research-based reading practices in the classroom. She is the co-founder and former president of Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities.