Available on-demand

About the course:

This course provides a framework for applying core strategies from Orton Gillingham to reading and decoding instruction for struggling readers.

After completing this course:

Participants will be able to

  • Define and differentiate between Phonemes, Graphemes, Syllables, Syllable Types

  • Teach a student to effectively decode a multisyllabic word

  • Explain how morphology supports decoding, encoding, vocabulary, and comprehension

Time-Ordered Agenda

  • (90 minutes) Video 1: Understanding the science of reading and phonemes, graphemes, syllables, syllable Types,

  • (90 minutes) Video 2: Decoding multisyllabic words with accuracy and understanding morphology

Target Audience:

Teachers, special educators, tutors, and parents.

Course Level:

Intermediate Level: Assumes some participant familiarity with teaching and reading instruction.

Instructional Methodology:

Video and slides.

Presenter Biography:

About Jennie Creason

Former 2nd and 3rd grade teacher in both public & private schools ● Former Literacy Facilitator for a local non-profit ● Orton-Gillingham instructor/dyslexia specialist ● Masters of Education in Literacy ● Owner of Open Mind Literacy, Inc. & Carolina Orton-Gillingham ● Certified Dyslexia Practitioner ● Former Board Member for the NC International Dyslexia Association ● Co-Author of Ready Reader Decodables ● Determined to spread Structured Literacy like wildfire

Course Completion Requirements:

3 Clock Hours, 3 CTLEs (NYSED)

Satisfactory completion of the course and the earning of credit is based on attending the entire video.

Refund Policy:

TheraSmart will offer a refund for an on-demand course within 24 hours of purchase and before viewing more than 20% of course content. Email [email protected] to request the refund. Please not it may take up to 7 days.

Complaint Policy:

We do our best to address your concerns. Any complaints or grievances must be submitted via email to [email protected]. Please include the name, address, phone number, email, profession of person submitting the complaint or grievance, the title of the CE course, as well as the exact nature of the complaint/grievance. The CEA (continuing education administrator) will make an effort to resolve the complaint to the satisfaction of the complainant. This may include issuance of a credit for another CE course or other action suitable to all parties.

Special Needs:

Please indicate any special needs you may have at least 14 days prior to the event by calling or email us. We will try our best to accommodate your needs. This course is applicable to SLPs, SLP assistants, special educators, and teachers.

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For questions or concerns you can reach us by email, text, or phone. Our email address is [email protected]. We can also be reached by text/phone at 305.725.0747.

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