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2.10.17 Learning to Achieve: Reading and Content Learning
February 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
DATE: Friday, February 10, 2017
LOCATION: Best Western Plus Franklin Square Inn, One 4th Street, Troy, NY 12180
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
TRAINER: Connie Nealon
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Please arrive early. Breakfast will be served at 8:30. Workshop will start at 9:00 AM. Lunch will also be served.
Learning to Achieve is designed to build teacher effectiveness in providing instruction for adults with learning disabilities (LD). It includes an integrated set of research-based resources and professional development materials.
* Definition of Learning Disabilities: Focuses on describing the consensus and controversies in the definition of LD, as well as their practical application (1 hr)
* Reading Disabilities: Covers the considerations and strategies for working with adults with LD and all adult learners who struggle with reading (2.5 hr)
* Content Learning: Covers instructional approaches that can help adults with LD and all struggling learners learn content from written materials (2 hr)