My adolescent is dyslexic and Phonics First Orton-Gillingham method is just what she needs to build self-esteem and study skills. Also, the staff accommodates my athlete’s busy, ever-changing schedule.
– Jan, RLAC Parent, Troy, MI

Professional Development Workshops

Phonemic Awareness

Teachers Pre-K to 1

Description and Additional Information

Learn fun age and skill appropriate multisensory activities to engage young children to hear sounds and patterns in words. Research demonstrates a direct correlation between a child developing strong phonemic awareness skills and becoming a highly successful reader. Understand the progressing levels of phonemic awareness instruction that research has shown are so critical in developing successful readers. A teacher’s depth-of-knowledge when teaching these essential reading-readiness skills is of critical importance.

Course Hours:3
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Phonics First® Make and Take

Teachers K-5

Description and Additional Information

Haven’t had time to make games and activities for use with Phonics First® Foundations lessons? This class will give you lots of ideas and an opportunity to make a number of activities for immediate use with your students.

Prerequisite:PF100 or PF210
Course Hours:3
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Phonics First® Writing Workshop

Teachers K-5

Description and Additional Information

This workshop provides teachers with hands-on strategies for teaching writing skills to beginning or at-risk students. The essential components of the writing process will be addressed using Diana Hanbury-King's Writing Skills series. Essentials such as sentence writing, paragraph construction, purposes of writing, and components of an essay will be covered.

Course Hours:3
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Phonics First® Foundations Refresher

Teachers K-5

Description and Additional Information

This course is designed to review the RLAC Phonics First® Foundations Level I methodology. Multisensory techniques, strategies and concepts will be reviewed, new insights will be gained and accuracy of the program will be ensured. Review will include phonemic awareness/alphabet strategies, visual, auditory, and kinesthetic techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words and syllabication strategies for all Foundations Layers. Trainer will also lead a question-and-answer session. (Pre-requisite – PF210)

Course Hours:6
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Customized Trainings

Description and Additional Information

RLAC travels nationwide and customizes trainings to meet all of your needs. A ten participant minimum is required to conduct training.

Call to Inquire, (800) 732-3211