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Demystifying Dyslexia – Spot it, Teach it, Embrace it! (Webinar)

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 24 January 2020
Notice reference #: 1HA4tJ

This webinar, with Carla McNeil from Learning Matters Ltd, is an opportunity for school leaders, sencos and teachers to come together to learn about and or review quality practices and systems in relation to students with dyslexia or suspected dyslexia. We will explore the key indicators for dyslexia, what classroom teachers should be on the lookout for, suitable classroom and intervention(literacy) assessment tools and practical strategies or building reading fluency.

What you'll learn:

  • Relevant information to review their classroom and schoolwide systems in relation to detecting dyslexia as well as teaching those to read and write with dyslexia.
  • Teachers will leave feeling like they have increased knowledge, systems in the making, a list of potential work-ons and ultimately empowered by the fact that they can make the biggest difference in the life of these students and their families.
  • Teachers and schools will walk away with a checklist of areas to consider in their practice and leadership.

Target audience:

Classroom Teachers, School Sencos, Learning Support coordinators, Principals, Teaching Assistants

When: Thursday 13 February @ 3.30pm (1 hour)

Cost: $195 +GST per school (Up to 50% OFF for small schools - see full details)

Register now, even if you are unable to make the live webinar, no problem! Register anyway to receive a recording after the event.

About the presenter:

As an experienced and respected past principal, mathematics advisor, classroom teacher and parent of a Dyslexic teenager, Carla McNeil has not only asked herself “what can I do for these students?” She now knows why, how and what this looks like. A thought leader in the implementation of evidence-based teaching and learning for dyslexic and dyscalculic students. Leading schools strategically to achieve excellence and equity for all is what Carla does and does well.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

13 February 2020 – 13 February 2020