Combined Online and Face-to-Face Delivery in SYDNEY
The LETRS® course includes eight units of study, typically completed across two years. Each unit commences with a full day, face-to-face workshop. Participants then complete the online content in their own time. Unit 1 – The Challenge of Learning to Read – comprises eight online sessions, taking approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to complete.
Courses will be run in every Australian state, with face-to-face workshops generally run at the state SPELD offices.
Presented by educational psychologist Mandy Nayton OAM.
Date: Saturday 13th July 2019
Time: 9:00am to 3:30pm
Cost: $985 for the first 4 units, all materials and 4 face-to-face sessions.
Unit 1 – The Challenge of Learning to Read.
This initial face-to-face session provides an overview of the LETRS® course and introduces the first unit of study.
Dates for the remaining three face-to-face sessions will be negotiated with attendees at the initial face-to-face session.
This workshop is suitable for primary school teachers and learning support teachers
This LETRS course meets the following professional standards for teachers:
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 2.2, 2.5, 3.2, 3.3, 5.1, and 5.4.
Unit 1 – The Challenge of Learning to Read
Unit 2 – The Speech Sounds of English
Unit 3 – Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, and Spelling
Unit 4 – Advanced Decoding, Spelling and Word Recognition
Unit 5 – The Mighty Word: Oral Language and Vocabulary
Unit 6 – Digging for Meaning: Understanding Reading Comprehension
Unit 7 – Text-Driven Comprehension Instruction
Unit 8 – The Reading-Writing Connection