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  • Ipad Apps and Websites To Help Struggling Readers and Writers

    F22-03067 CONTENT CREATION AND COMMUNICATION WITH CANVA Kristina Holzweiss - 3 Credits – Inservice - October 12—December 15 With Canva, you won't need a degree in graphic design to create content to support student learning, and to communicate with your colleagues. Learn the basics of Canva as well as how to animate GIFs, create videos, design learning materials, collaborate with other users, and to schedule social media posts. Participants will learn how graphic design is an “on ramp” for reluctant writers and speakers. You will learn about the different templates offered by Canva, how to modify them, and how to creating teaching resources from scratch.
  • Defining dyslexia & The Orton Gillingham Reading Methodology

    F22-12020 DEFINING DYSLEXIA & THE ORTON GILLINGHAM READING METHODOLOGY - K - 12 Maureen Hanley - 3 Credits – Inservice - October 12—December 15 Dyslexia affects 1 out of 5 people. It is the most common reading disability, but many times is undiagnosed and untreated. It does not discriminate between race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status, but the good news is that people with dyslexia can learn to read and spell. Course participants will familiarize themselves with the definition, causes, symptoms and early detection of dyslexia. They will listen to personal experiences of people with dyslexia. Explore the Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Reading methodology and discover reading and spelling techniques and programs that remediate students of all ages.