Learn specific instructional strategies for teaching basic writing skills to struggling writers, particularly students with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), such as dyslexia.
- ELA teachers and tutors of students with LBLD
- ELA teachers and tutors of students with a variety of learning challenges, including the challenge of learning English
This professional development activity/course is designed for:
This session presents specific instructional strategies for teaching basic writing skills to struggling writers, particularly students with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD). This session is intended for educators who wish to help students cohesively string sentences together into various forms of paragraph-level written expression.
This is a strategy-heavy session with an array of supplied materials that are readily usable in any class. While designed for students with LBLD, these strategies have also proven helpful for English learner (EL) students and others with a variety of learning challenges.
Participants will receive 2 PD hours in LACES upon completion of this session.
Please note: You cannot access this session from the SABES website. You will receive an email from Zoe Reinecke of the ELA PD Center 1–2 days before the session with instructions on how to access the Zoom session.
For more information, please contact Zoe Reinecke, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Begin to scaffold the process of written expression through targeted instruction
- Begin to employ effective instructional strategies to help students with diagnosed learning disabilities build and develop their writing skills
Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to: