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TLC-WEB180917 Building Literacy Skills with Wordless Wonders Live / Recorded Webinar Sept. 17, 2018 7-9 PM EST

SKU: $30.00
Title: Building Literacy Skills with Wordless Wonders Live Recorded Webinar Sept. 17, 2018 7-9 Pm EST All who purchase this webinar will also receive the recording. Let’s grow passionate readers together! Are you wondering how to add creativity, amazing literature, interactive activities, technology, self-regulation (and humor) to your classroom, therapy room, homeschool space or general ideas to use with your own kids? The use of wordless books is on the rise as an educational tool and is one of the favorite literacy genres for our talented presenter, tutor, and consultant, Hanna Stroud. Wordless picture books provide immense possibilities to engage every level of learner. This webinar is ideal for educators and specialists looking to make meaningful connections to language, comprehension and writing goals through picture books and wordless videos. All participants will be given a free book list of over 100 wordless picture books and activities to support different levels of literacy strategies. A video list will also be provided with suggestions for using technology in the classroom or treatment space. Explain how to access a vast list of wordless picture books and videos for a multitude of educational purposes Describe how to use creative strategies for storytelling, articulation, oral language, comprehension, and narrative writing at different levels. Explain how to incorporate technology while creating differentiated activities to promote use of literacy strategies Presenter: Hanna Stroud, a popular consultant, tutor, presenter, and author, operates a private tutoring and consulting company in Calgary, Alberta. At My Literacy Space, she provides a multisensory approach to all things literacy. Through her presentations, consulting services, social media outreach, and product development, Hanna, who has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, helps educators discover ways to enrich their students’ learning experiences with engaging activities, effective strategies and incredible book suggestions, increasing their confidence, curiosity and knowledge. Hanna’s previous background as a Special Educational Assistant and Literacy Assistant for the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) for over twelve years has enabled her to work with students with a variety of abilities in one-on-one, small group and classroom settings. While working for the CBE she created a Literacy Centre in her school to provide engaging resources for the teaching staff and to support differentiation in literacy time for classrooms and small group settings. She has begun creating interactive resources on her Teachers Pay Teachers store so that educators, specialists, and families can access affordable literacy resources. Hanna is the lead National Trainer in Canada for Reading with TLC™, a program designed to improve reading skills. Along with the use of other approaches, she has worked with Lively Letters since 2008 and witnessed how quickly her students developed phonemic awareness and phonics skills. A talented and down-to-earth tutor and presenter, Hanna has developed a multitude of activities and strategies addressing various skills for language and literacy, and is anxious to share her knowledge, expertise, and tips with audiences. Choose "add to cart" some time before the webinar date. You will receive a "Final Registration Step/Handout" email the week before the webinar. This will help you get your log-in instructions. If you would like to earn a certificate of attendance, you must attend the live event or complete the final registration step with GotoWebinar before the webinar begins to receive the recorded session and the assessment. Although the recorded event will be available for viewing for two months, the assessment must be completed and submitted within 2 weeks of the live training to earn the certificate . After actively participating and completing a brief assessment, all attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for 2 continuing education hours. (For speech pathologists: The certificates of attendance that are supplied can definitely be applied toward the 30 Certification Maintenance Hours (CMHs) of professional development that ASHA requires to maintain ASHA Certificates of Clinical Competence (CCC), however this course is not registered as an official ASHA CEU course. The earned credits will not get entered into your ASHA CEU registry. Please hold onto the certificate as this can be used if your three-year professional development interval is audited. More information can be obtained from the ASHA website regarding CMHs - under "Certification."

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