Sight Word Learning: What SLPs Need to Know

Course: #9079Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Live WebinarThu, Dec 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST

Despite popular thinking, sight word learning is a phonological and linguistic process, not a visual one. This course will illuminate how leading with speech instead of print is a more effective approach for struggling readers. Participants will learn an easily applicable technique that they can use with students and share with colleagues immediately.

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Live Webinar

Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.5; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how a word is stored in long term memory.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the differences between the print-to-speech instructional approach and the speech-to-print approach.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe a sight word instructional technique based on the principle of orthographic mapping.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes What is a sight word?
10-30 Minutes How a new word in print becomes a sight word in typical development
30-45 Minutes Why is sight word learning hard for some children?
45-55 Minutes Speech-to-print instructional principles
55-70 Minutes Method & demonstration
70-85 Minutes Theory to practice
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Jeanne Tighe is the Owner/Director of Beyond Communication, LLC. She received an honorarium from SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. Non-financial: Jeanne is a Board member of NJ Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

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

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1.5 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.