You know you're on the right track when teachers are enthusiastically implementing what they have learned in the workshop and reporting terrific results! Firsthand training that includes skillful presentation, feedback and follow-up makes the difference.
– Lynda Theiler, District Liaison for Special Education, Lakota Schools, OH

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