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Building Better Vocabulary for Middle and High School Students

Course: #6613 Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 1403 Reviews
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The secondary-level academic environment creates particular challenges for effective education of students with special needs, including those with language-learning and motivational challenges. However, rather than reducing expectations, it is important to ramp up vocabulary learning in the middle and high school years to prepare students for vocational options and life pursuits. Numerous strategies, consistent with the current empirical literature base, will be provided that facilitate successful acquisition of higher-level vocabulary, including specialized tier-three vocabulary required for advanced content subject areas such as biology and math.

Course created on June 30, 2014

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 8, Domain 9, CE-SP-14-000; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the relevant literacy base related to teaching advanced vocabulary to adolescents.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe evidence-based strategies to support learning of content vocabulary for adolescents.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to work collaboratively with educators to deliver effective vocabulary instruction across a variety of subject areas.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction, disclosures and overview. How do our students feel?
10-20 Minutes Review of background and research
20-55 Minutes Demonstration and discussion of evidence-based strategies to facilitate advanced vocabulary
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Shari Robertson was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. She has published numerous articles, book chapters, and clinical materials and presented workshops related to this topic. Non-financial: Vice President for Academic Affairs in SLP on ASHA Board of Directors.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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