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January 2021

Multisensory Math: The Woodin Way

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Click here to register for this one-hour workshop introducing participants to multisensory math strategies created by Chris Woodin. Woodin Math was created by Landmark's Elementary /Middle School Math Department Head, Chris Woodin. Students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities who are confused by typical math instruction can excel when instructed in a way that always shows the big picture first, uses visual-spatial images, and directly examines how the parts are connected to the whole. This program is quite different…

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February 2021

Structured Literacy for English Language Learners

February 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Event Virtual Event,

To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-winter-rise-virtual-speakers-series-registration-126013508797 February 6 Keynote: Structured Literacy for English Language Learners February 6 Keynote Presenter: Elsa Hagan Time: 9:30 -12:30 EST (8:30-11:30 CST) The general schedule will include the Keynote Presentation, Q&A with the Speaker, and Facilitated Discussion by TN IDA Board Members. CEUs: ALTA and CERI continuing education credit is available for this series.

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Using Text-to-Speech, Speech-to-Text, and Word Prediction Tools to Facilitate Work Completion

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Event Virtual Event,

To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-winter-rise-virtual-speakers-series-registration-126013508797 February 20 Keynote: Using Text-to-Speech, Speech-to-Text, and Word Prediction Tools to Facilitate Work Completion February 20 Keynote Presenter: Nanci Shepardson Time: 9:30 -12:30 EST (8:30-11:30 CST) The general schedule will include the Keynote Presentation, Q&A with the Speaker, and Facilitated Discussion by TN IDA Board Members. CEUs: ALTA and CERI continuing education credit is available for this series.

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A 20th Year Celebration of Scarborough’s Reading Rope

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free Virtual Event Virtual Event,

Click here for more information and to register. This series celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Reading Rope created by Dr. Hollis Scarborough in 2001. The origins of Dr. Scarborough’s Reading Rope date back to her lectures for parents on the complexities involved in learning to read. Originally, she spoke of skilled reading as resembling the “strands” of a rope. The Reading Rope consists of lower and upper strands: the word-recognition strands (phonological awareness, decoding, and sight recognition of familiar…

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The Dyslexia Knowledge Series 2021 Wednesday Webinar #1 – DYSLEXIA: WHAT IT IS AND WHAT KIND OF INSTRUCTION WILL HELP? Devin Kearns, Ph.D.

Free

Webinar #1 on February 24 DYSLEXIA: WHAT IT IS AND WHAT KIND OF INSTRUCTION WILL HELP? Dyslexia is a serious reading disorder affecting 5 to 10% of individuals in the United States. However, its causes and the best treatments for it are not well-understood. Dr. Devin Kearns will begin with an explanation of the skills students require for reading success and then address the nature of dyslexia and how it causes reading problems.  Finally, Dr. Kearns will provide guidance about…

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March 2021

Early Literacy Screening: The Role of Early Identification and Its Implication for School-Based Interventions – AIM Institute’s 9th Annual Research to Practice Symposium

March 15
Free Virtual Event Virtual Event,
Free

  CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified by AIM Institute when details are finalized and online registration opens.  NOTE: If you registered for the 2020 symposium, AIM Institute will automatically send you 2021 registration information.

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April 2021

The Dyslexia Knowledge Series 2021 Wednesday Webinar #2 – WHAT EDUCATORS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DYSLEXIA TRAINING PROGRAMS Jennifer Lindstrom, Ph.D. & Nora Schlesinger, Ph.D.

Free

Webinar #2 on April 14 WHAT EDUCATORS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DYSLEXIA TRAINING PROGRAMS Across the US there has been an increase in the passage of dyslexia legislation, including stipulations for educator training. This webinar will provide resources to help educators better understand dyslexia training programs and help determine the most appropriate training path for them. The webinar will also help parents evaluate the dyslexia training used by local education agencies and/or tutors. This webinar includes the following: ●      Overview…

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The Dyslexia Knowledge Series 2021 Wednesday Webinar #3 FCRR – ADVANCING READING THROUGH SCIENCE Nicole Patten Terry, Ph.D.

Free

Webinar #3 on April 28 FCRR—ADVANCING READING THROUGH SCIENCE For nearly 20 years, the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) has led the field in understanding and addressing reading development, assessment, instruction, and intervention. Join us as we learn more about how FCRR harnesses the power of research, innovation, and engagement to ensure that all children learn to read. Following this one-hour presentation, we will invite questions from the audience. Audience: Elementary & middle school classroom and reading teachers &…

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