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October 2020

IDA Twitter Party! The Importance of Structured Literacy

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We're continuing Dyslexia Awareness Month and the #IDAGoRed campaign with our second Twitter Party, "The Importance of Structured Literacy." Join IDA staff, IDA branches, and others for an in-depth, virtual; conversation through Twitter using the hashtag, #IDAParty. Attendees can follow the conversation easily using TweetDeck. Watch this short tutorial for easy directions. All registrants are entered for fun giveaways, including one Grand Prize winner! Registrants must participate in the Twitter Party to be eligible to win. Use the form below to register and we'll see you…

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Structured Literacy: Beneficial for All, Necessary for Students with Dyslexia Presented by S. Carreker

October 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online Webinar Online Webinar,
Free

This workshop is designed for teachers and administrators serving in districts participating in the GADoE's dyslexia pilot; however, others interested in learning about dyslexia are welcome to attend as well. Offered in partnership by Marietta City Schools and Lexia Learning: Join Lexia’s Dr. Suzanne Carreker for a special event to learn about dyslexia, what it looks like in today’s classroom, and the challenges students with dyslexia face. Together we will explore how teachers and administrators can help address those difficulties,…

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Structured Literacy: Strategies for At-Risk and Struggling Readers Presented by L. Spear-Swerling

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar Online Webinar,
Free

Oct. 22, 3:00 EST/2:00 CT  Structured Literacy approaches are receiving increasing attention for their effectiveness in helping at-risk and poor readers learn to read and write well. Join literacy expert Dr. Louise Spear-Swerling as she discusses the key features and content of Structured Literacy approaches, examines the myths surrounding Structured Literacy, and shares some examples of Structured Literacy activities and techniques that educators can use immediately in the classroom. Attendees will learn: Some ways that Structured Literacy (SL) approaches differ…

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2020 Dyslexia Dash – Virtual Race

October 24 - November 1
Virtual Event Virtual Event,

For details and to register, go to https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Atlanta/DyslexiaDash. Register anytime up until November 1.  Register by October 16 to receive the early bird registration discount.

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Reframing Anxious Behavior for Children with Dyslexia

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free Virtual Event Virtual Event,
Free

Coffee Chat with the Arizona Branch of IDA and Special Guest Laura Wingers, PsyD Frustration. Confusion. Anger. Avoidance. Children with dyslexia may anticipate failure and experience feelings of inferiority when faced with new situations or even seemingly mundane tasks at school and home. Reframing a child’s anxious, defiant, or avoidant behavior, and managing the powerful emotions this stirs for parents, is the focus of this talk, using a strengths-based approach to managing difficult behavior and promoting well-being. The 20-minute presentation will…

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IDA-OR offers A Beginner’s Mini Course (4 Evenings): How to Teach Reading and Spelling with Sasha Borenstein

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event Virtual Event,

This beginner's course is brought to you by IDA Oreg0n and is open to all IDA members and friends. The personalized and interactive learning experiences will equip you with knowledge, teaching skills, tried-and-tested tips and tricks, as well as learning materials to enrich your work with students!  Should you have questions, please email Danielle Thompson, the president of the IDA - Oregon Branch, at education@orbida.org.  PDU certificates (4 Hours) will be issued to attendees on completion of this course. Presenter…

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November 2020

A free book club for “Language at the Speed of Sight” hosted by Dr. Farry-Thorn, a postdoctoral researcher working with Dr. Seidenberg

November 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 15, 2020

Free Virtual Event Virtual Event,
Free

To register, fill out the google form at this link: https://forms.gle/e5XY74ewKnbs9fZZA The event takes place 4-5:00 pm EST / 3:00-4 CST. A free book club for “Language at the Speed of Sight” will be hosted by the Reading League Wisconsin and Dr. Molly Farry-Thorn. Dr. Farry-Thorn got her PhD from Washington University in St. Louis and is now a postdoctoral researcher working with Dr. Seidenberg. The portions of the meetings where Dr. Farry-Thorn is presenting will be recorded and shared videos…

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2020 IDA International Conference

November 13
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 14, 2020

Virtual Event Virtual Event,

Reaching New Heights: Advancing Every Classroom Through the Science of Reading The International Dyslexia Association is excited to re-imagine the 2020 Annual Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference as a dynamic, interactive, and completely virtual experience. We look forward to welcoming over 2,800 teachers, researchers, therapists, policymakers, parents, advocates, and anyone who is eager to learn more about dyslexia and other learning-based challenges. As always, the conference will feature leading experts in the areas of dyslexia, structured literacy, and research who are helping…

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2020 IDA International Conference

November 14
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 14, 2020

Virtual Event Virtual Event,

Reaching New Heights: Advancing Every Classroom Through the Science of Reading The International Dyslexia Association is excited to re-imagine the 2020 Annual Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference as a dynamic, interactive, and completely virtual experience. We look forward to welcoming over 2,800 teachers, researchers, therapists, policymakers, parents, advocates, and anyone who is eager to learn more about dyslexia and other learning-based challenges. As always, the conference will feature leading experts in the areas of dyslexia, structured literacy, and research who are helping…

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A free book club for “Language at the Speed of Sight” hosted by Dr. Farry-Thorn, a postdoctoral researcher working with Dr. Seidenberg

November 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 15, 2020

Free Virtual Event Virtual Event,
Free

To register, fill out the google form at this link: https://forms.gle/e5XY74ewKnbs9fZZA The event takes place 4-5:00 pm EST / 3:00-4 CST. A free book club for “Language at the Speed of Sight” will be hosted by the Reading League Wisconsin and Dr. Molly Farry-Thorn. Dr. Farry-Thorn got her PhD from Washington University in St. Louis and is now a postdoctoral researcher working with Dr. Seidenberg. The portions of the meetings where Dr. Farry-Thorn is presenting will be recorded and shared videos…

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