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Just Words® Introductory Workshop

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Allegheny Intermediate Unit

475 Waterfront Drive East

Homestead, PA 15120

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Cost: $350 per participant

Presenter: Demetra Kontoulis

This 10-hour workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Wilson Just Words® curriculum. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the research base of the why and how of Just Words® instruction.
  • Understand the principles of instruction: explicit, sequential and cumulative instruction that incorporates review, repetition, feedback, and multisensory instruction to engage multiple learning styles.
  • Identify the skills taught in Just Words®: word study (phonemic awareness, six basic syllable types in English, spelling rules, common Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes), vocabulary study, and high frequency words.
  • Properly identify and group students.
  • Use the Instructor Manual’s Unit structure and materials, prepare a daily learning plan, and practice lesson activity procedures.
  • Administer Progress Checks at the beginning of each Unit and Unit Tests at the end in order to assess students’ progress.

Audience: Regular Education Teachers, Reading Specialist, Special Education Teachers, Interventionists

Prerequisite: None

Location: Allegheny Intermediate Unit - IMS ROOM

Act 48 Hours available: 10 hours

Cost: $350 per participant. Districts will be billed on June 5, 2017.

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2017

Registrations canceled after June 5, 2017 will be charged the full cost of the session.

Those paying by check must submit payment by June 5th to:
Allegheny Intermediate Unit
475 E. Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120
Attn: Brenda Walker

More information on Just Words® can be found at: http://www.wilsonlanguage.com/programs/just-words/

Please note:

Materials are not required for this session. If interested in purchasing materials please visit https://store.wilsonlanguage.com/

Workshop will be canceled if fewer than ten (10) registrations are received

Max seats available: 30

Registration Questions, Contact: Brenda Walker brenda.walker@aiu3.net / 412-394-5797

Content Questions, Contact: Kate Stuckey katherine.stuckey@aiu3.net / 412-394-5846

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