Events

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Events sponsored by Decoding Dyslexia CA (DDCA) are indicated on the events calendar.  Local events held by other organizations may also be listed that may be of interest to our members. DDCA does not endorse any specific program or company.

Feb
26
Tue
Road to Results Workshops: Practical Strategies to Accelerate Reading Achievement @ Dublin Holiday Inn
Feb 26 @ 8:30 am – Feb 27 @ 3:30 pm

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn effective reading strategies from our experts, practice explicit instruction, and exit ready to apply our evidenced-based solutions with your students. This workshop provides practical tips and tools on how to effectively implement processes that improve instructional strategies and student outcomes.  Complimentary registration is provided for administrators that attend with 2 or more registered staff members on the same day.

 

Click below for workshop information and the registration form.

K-1 Session Tuesday, February 26

2-5 Session  Wednesday, February 27

Time:

8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Sign-in: 8:00 am – 8:30 am each day

Location:

Holiday Inn Dublin
6680 Regional Street
Pleasanton, CA  94568

* Complimentary products provided during workshops cannot be exchanged for store credit or replaced with alternative products.

Downloadable Flyer

Mar
12
Tue
BRIDGING THE GAP: BRINGING ACADIENCE™ DATA TO INSTRUCTION @ Napa Valley Double Tree Hotel
Mar 12 @ 8:30 am – Mar 13 @ 4:00 pm

 

Bridging the Gap:  Bringing Acadience™ Data to Instruction is a 2-day collaborative learning experience where teachers learn how to leverage data, pinpoint skill deficits, and apply hands-on intervention strategies.
Click here for a workshop flyer and registration form.

K-1: Tuesday, March 12
2-6: Wednesday, March 13

8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sign-in: 8:00 am – 8:30 am each day
Location

Napa Valley DoubleTree Hotel
3600 Broadway Street
American Canyon, CA  94503

 

Jun
19
Wed
Slingerland Training @ San Francisco Friends School
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm

For additional information and downloadable Teacher Application Form, please click here.

♦Multisensory structured language (STRUCTURED LITERACY) instructional techniques for speaking, listening, vocabulary, reading decoding, reading comprehension, spelling, handwriting, and written expression

♦Daily demonstration of teaching approach by a master teacher with a group of children in a classroom setting

♦Daily practicum opportunity for teacher participants to utilize newly-learned multisensory structured language strategies while working with one or two students each day in supervised one-hour sessions

♦Daily lecture period by instructors on history, philosophy, rationale, and background information related to use of multisensory structured language instructional strategies

♦Instruction in explicit strategies to develop vocabulary, promote fluency, and improve reading comprehension

♦Orientation and overview of screening, testing, and evaluation techniques for initial identification as well as assessment of student progress

♦Daily writing of lesson plans with written feedback from master teachers that can be used for later reference

♦Discussion and examples for use of the approach with students in various educational settings: classroom, small group, individual, educational therapy, or academic language therapy

♦Comprehensive instruction in the logic and structure of English [phonology-phonics-morphology-orthography- etymology-semantics-syntax-grammar]