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Wilson: WRS Introductory Course

November 8, 2022 @ 9:00 am - November 10, 2022 @ 3:00 pm

WRS Introductory Course

9:00AM TO 3:00PM  (Eastern)

Location: Virtual

Trainer: Demetra Kontoulis

Price: $679.00

To Register Please Visit: https://www.wilsonlanguage.com/

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define dyslexia and describe common characteristics.
  • Explain the process of identifying appropriate students and placing them in the Wilson Reading System.
  • Understand the principles of instruction: explicit, sequential and cumulative, engaging multiple learning modalities with multisensory techniques, repetition, and feedback.
  • Create an optimal learning environment, prepare a lesson plan, and practice techniques.
  • Understand the key components of instruction and presentation of lessons in three blocks:
    • Block 1 – Word Study/Foundational Reading Skills: Lesson Plan Parts 1-5
      • Phonemic Awareness, Decoding, Vocabulary, High Frequency Word Reading, Single-Word Accuracy/Automaticity, Phrasing/Prosody, Fluency and Comprehension at the Sentence Level
    • Block 2 – Spelling/Foundational Writing Skills: Lesson Plan Parts 6-8
      • Phoneme Segmentation, Encoding (Spelling), English Spelling Rules, High Frequency Word Spelling, Vocabulary, Concept Mark Up, Sentence-Level Punctuation and Proofreading
    • Block 3 – Fluency/Comprehension: Lesson Plan Parts 9-10
      • Vocabulary, Listening/Silent and Oral Reading Fluency and Comprehension, Narrative and Informational Text



November 8, 2022 @ 9:00 am
November 10, 2022 @ 3:00 pm