Beginning Decoding/Encoding Seminar

The Beginning Decoding/Encoding Seminar is a 35 hour course which introduces the participants to the Orton-Gillingham Approach to teaching reading and writing skills to students with dyslexia.  In this course we will cover the following: 

  • Dyslexia:  definition, learning problems of individuals with dyslexia, and how to recognize the characteristics of dyslexia.
  • Understanding English:  history of the alphabet, the alphabet code, phonological and phonemic awareness, articulation of speech sounds
  • O-G Teaching:  using the Orton-Gillingham approach, multi-sensory teaching, explicit teaching decoding and encoding skills, syllable types, syllable division, spelling patterns and rules, writing lesson plans

Successful completion of the Seminar meets the AOGPE's application criteria for Subscriber Level membership and begins the process for completion of the Associate Level or Classroom Educator membership. 

 

Fees include $400 worth of materials and five supervised one-on-one sessions of practice teaching. SCECHs and CEU credits are available. Details will be available the first day of class.

Other Associate Level Beginning O-G Classes Sometimes additional classes are scheduled upon request of MDI Centers or public and private schools. Call (5l7) 485-4000 for more information.

 

Cost: $1250.00, $250 of which is due as a deposit upon registration

Once the class has started NO refunds will be given.  

If you are interested in working toward Academy Status, please visit their website at www.ortonacademy.org

The D/E Course Application is available HERE

 

 

Abrams Center

532 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing, MI  48912

March 2,3,9,10,16,17, 2023

Hours 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Registration Deadline February 16, 2023