Phonics First® Primary - Livestream

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Phonics First® Primary - Livestream

Phonics First® Primary Orton-Gillingham Livestream

Prerequisite: None
Course Hours: 18

Appropriate Audience:
Kindergarten through 1st grade: General Education (Tier 1: Whole class or small group)
Kindergarten through 2nd grade: Special Education, Intervention, Resource (Tier 2 & 3: Small group or one-on-one)

Course Description:
This course qualifies primary teachers to bring beginning-level Orton-Gillingham multisensory instruction to their classrooms. Phonics First® transforms beginning, struggling, dyslexic and learning disabled students into skilled learners through its effective, fun, multisensory approach to reading and spelling.

A Brainspring Instructor teaches this course live in real time via Zoom (access and use details are provided upon registration). Participants log in on each course date and time to participate. Courses allow for interaction with the Instructor and other course participants in order to retain the hands-on learning approach. Course sessions also include small-group discussions, practice sessions, and question and answer opportunities.

Participants Learn to Teach:
• Alphabet and phonological awareness strategies
• Basic phonetic concepts for decoding and encoding
• A Three-Part Drill for structured review
• Tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words
• Oral reading/connected text fluency
• Introductory Syllabication for multisyllabic words

Additional Benefits:
• Guidance with lesson planning and classroom implementation
• Opportunities for hands-on lesson practice with other participants
• Emphasis on teaching reading to beginning, struggling, dyslexic and learning disabled students
using Orton-Gillingham methodology
• Complimentary Brainspring Members Area Access: reproducible lesson resources and activities

Upon Completion, Participants Will:
• Receive a document of completion
• Be prepared to teach Phonics First® to students in Kindergarten through 2nd Grade
• Be eligible for the Phonics First® Level I Completion course
• Be eligible to purchase 1 Graduate Credit (Ashland University)

To complete the remaining 12 hours of Level I, enroll in the Phonics First® Level I Completion course. Contact our Partnerships team for details: 800-732-3211

Don’t see a date that works for you?
Contact us to set up a private livestream for your school/district or to discuss your state's requirements for dyslexia and other literacy initiatives.

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