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Laura Hutchison
The Rankin Institute at The Fletcher School
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Monday, July 16, 2018 at 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, July 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM EDT

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Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Training for Teachers


Associate Level

Presented by Joanie Gerken, Fellow/AOGPE, this two-week seminar follows the Associate curriculum guidelines established by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators which includes classroom instruction, selected readings, and supervised teaching.  Following this coursework, those interested in pursuing the Associate credential with the Orton-Gillingham Academy must complete 100 hours of supervised teaching for an additional fee of $1,000.00.  This practicum may be arranged through The Rankin Institute or individually with the instructing Fellow.

Topics Covered:

  • Language, reading and motor development
  • Characteristics of dyslexia
  • Neurological overview of the brain and learning styles
  • History of the Orton-Gillingham approach
  • The Orton-Gillingham Approach
  • Sequence of language acquisition
  • The Orton-Gillingham Lesson
  • Diagnostic and prescriptive teaching
  • History and understanding of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators

Each participant will receive the Guide to Teaching Phonics by June Orton and handouts.

Dates: Monday - Friday, July 16-27, 2018

Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Credit: 7.0 CEUs

Cost: $2,000 (includes the June Orton book and handouts)

The Rankin Institute reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient registration one week prior to the beginning of the event. Participants will be emailed if a course/seminar is cancelled, and, if applicable, a full refund will bemailed to registrants.

Cancellations initiated by registrants must be received by the Institute in writing at least ten (10) business days prior to the first session of the course to be eligible for a refund. A $50.00 cancellation fee will be charged. Cancellations received after this deadline will not be eligible for a refund.

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