This course is part of the 2014 Nancy McKinley Lecture Series. Evidence-based information will inform this discussion of the critical developmental link between metaphonology and literacy. Developmental considerations will inform a description of key parameters of phonological awareness instruction, effective strategies for young learners, and examples of instructional sequences for advancing the metaphonological abilities of preschool children.
Course created on October 8, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of phonological awareness to the acquisition of literacy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify key principles of phonological awareness instruction.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe an evidence-based instructional sequence for teaching phonological awareness to preschool children.
|20-35 Minutes||Key Principles|
|35-55 Minutes||Instructional Sequence|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Froma Roth, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Froma P. Roth is Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland, College Park Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences. She serves as The Council for Exceptional Children’s Division of Communication Disabilities and Deafness liaison to the National Joint Council on Learning Disabilities. Her many publications emphasize issues related to the treatment of language and literacy problems from preschool through adolescence. She is the co-author of a basic textbook on speech and language intervention, entitled Treatment Resource Manual for Speech-Language Pathology (4th edition) and the co-author of a PASS (Promoting Awareness of Sounds in Speech), a published research-supported phonological awareness instructional program for young learners. Dr. Roth also is the co-author of two volumes of RTI in Action published by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, which provided in-kind support.
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