Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM EDT
Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 3:30 PM EDT

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Banyan Elementary School 
12 Hollywood Ave.
Fairfield, NJ 07004

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Jennifer Kempton Sansone 
Banyan School 
973-439-1919 ext 209 

Wilson Reading System (WRS) Introductory Course 

The WRS 3-day Introductory Course (formerly Wilson Introductory Workshop) provides an overview of the Wilson Reading System 4th Edition curriculum and serves as the prerequisite for WRS Level I Certification. This course presents teachers with the knowledge and skills necessary to address the five principles of literacy instruction that align with the Common Core Learning Standards (Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, Comprehension). While attending this course, you will learn WRS research-based strategies to maximize the learning of students with reading difficulties.

Topics include:

  • Reading research

  • Principles of language structure

  • How the WRS addresses the five areas of reading

  • Definition of dyslexia and common characteristics

  • WRS principles of instruction

  • Program implementation

  • Student placement, progress monitoring, and scheduling

  • Creating a successful classroom environment

  • Participants prepare a 10-part lesson plan and practice lesson procedures

This course serves as a prerequisite to participate in WRS Level I Certification.WRS Level I Certification course registration must take place within five years of completion of this course. Please contact Jennifer to learn more about enrolling in WRS Level I Certification.

Tuesday, May 7 - Thursday, May 9, 2018

8:30AM-3:30PM each day

$600, includes continental breakfast & lunch

To register with a purchase order, please email jkempton@banyanschool.com

or call (973) 439-1919 Ext. 209