Dyslexia:  What It Is and What to Do about It - ASPDP 4/2-7/18

Dyslexia: What It Is and What to Do about It.

ASPDP P-Credit Course for New York City Department of Education Staff

Course Syllabus Template
3 Credit Course: 36 Hours - Course #P01.047.1F15

Spring 2018: April 2 - 7, 2018

Everyone Reading

30 Broad Street – Suite 402,

New York, NY 10004

In-Person Course at Everyone Reading (new address listed above)
All Materials Provided
Cost: $400 on Everyone Reading Website
+ $125 to be paid directly to the New York City Department of Education
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To be eligible for NYC DOE P-credits for these courses, participants must register and pay an ASPDP fee directly through ASPDP. Participants must visit http://schools.nyc.gov/teachers/ASPDP to complete the registration, where participants can either create an account or log on to their existing ASPDP account, then choose the “Enroll & Pay for Courses” link. Any participant who does not complete this enrollment process on the ASPDP website by the registration close date will not be eligible for P-credits. Please email ASPDP at ASPDP@schools.nyc.gov should you need more information.

  Course Information

Focus of Course:  Dyslexia: What It Is and What to Do about It

Will focus on the theory and science of reading difficulties and the foundational skills and language development necessary for proficient reading at all grade levels.

What will teachers know and be able to do as a result of taking this course?

Participants will know the biologic cause of dyslexia and other language based reading disorders. They will know the theory behind and need for multi-sensory language education for all beginning readers and older students who are struggling with literacy. They will be able to plan and implement a lesson plan employing multi-sensory language education techniques to develop oral language and/or foundational reading skills. They will also learn to embed skill reinforcement and language development into content lessons in all subject areas.

This course will meet on the following dates:

Monday 4/2/2018
Tuesday 4/3/2018
Wednesday 4/4/2018
Thursday 4/5/2018
Friday 4/6/2018
Saturday 4/7/2018

This course will meet at the following times: Start time: 9:00 am  End time: 3:30 pm

The maximum number of students this class can permit: 30

Course Instructor: Lavinia Mancuso - 917-903-2648 - lmancuso@everyonereading.org

Target Grade Level(s): K- 12

Content Area(s): English Language Arts

Specific Content Area(s): □ Arts xAcademic Intervention Accountability xELL xEnglish Language Arts Guidance Health/Physical Ed. Intervention Mathematics Mentoring Methodology Multicultural Ed. Science Secretaries Social Studies xSpecial Education Technology in the Content Area

Everyone Reading30 Broad Street, Suite 402 New York, NY 10004 *  Phone: (917) 903-2954 
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