Multisensory Reading Instruction

This four-session virtual course (9:00am-12:30pm daily) focuses on multisensory techniques for teaching reading, spelling, and handwriting in the primary grades using the PAF Reading Program. PAF incorporates the theory and practices of Orton-Gillingham instruction into an early reading program intended to be used with groups of children at-risk for reading difficulties. PAF can also be used remedially for struggling readers, for tutoring, or as an effective beginning reading program for all children. Topics will include instructional practices supported by the latest research on developing accurate decoding and fluent reading, comprehension, lesson planning, and curriculum-based assessments.

Multisensory Math

This three-session virtual course (9:00am-1:00pm daily) will provide concrete strategies for making math accessible to all learners. Using a math program developed by language and math specialist Marilyn Zecher, Shefa’s math program applies Orton-Gillingham multisensory instructional strategies to mathematics. Learn effective methods for teaching math concepts and explicit instructional language to support understanding and retention. Concepts from lower and middle

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