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Building Literacy Skills: Tips and Tricks for Pre-K to 2nd Grade
September 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn the tips and tricks for building strong foundational reading skills in Pre-K to 2nd grade. During this interactive presentation led by Dr. Nora Schlesinger, parents and educators will learn how to prepare pre-readers and young readers for literacy success. Learn how to incorporate literacy skills through fun and engaging activities at home and school. And know what signs to look for in children who may be struggling with reading skills and how to help.
During this presentation, parents and educators will learn:
• Ideas for stress-free, fun, engaging activities you can do at home/school
• How to recognize the signs that a child is struggling with prerequisite or foundational reading skills
• Resources you can access after the presentation
Dr. Nora Schlesinger was a classroom teacher for almost 20 years. She is a Certified Dyslexia Therapist and has a Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Science from Arizona State University. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Literacy at Kennesaw State University in the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood. Dr. Schlesinger’s research interests focus on reading and writing development and disorders, such as dyslexia and dysgraphia. Her research interests also include structured language instruction and training for preservice and in-service teachers and understanding the impact it has on children’s literacy.
Outreach events such as this provide opportunities for individuals to connect in person with parents, educators, and others interested in learning and engaging in discussions about dyslexia and related topics. Outreach events are free and open to the public. For more information or to reserve your seat, please CLICK HERE.