Do you have a word wall up in your room but struggle to use it efficiently? Word walls have been posted in our classrooms for years; some as a mandate by the district, others due to status quo. “It's the way we have always done things." Come join us and learn why replacing a word wall with a better and more effective sound wall can help students connect phonology and orthography. Sound walls can serve as an “anchor” to teach letter-sound knowledge. Articulatory features to clarify production of speech sounds will be demonstrated and practiced. Participants will become aware of the 44 phonemes as well as examine common spelling patterns in the English language. Examples on how to setup and use the sound wall in your classroom will be modeled.
For member districts of the SCSC Professional Development Consortium the fee has been waived. All other participants including nurses and paraprofessionals will pay the listed fee. In the event of cancellation, registrants will be notified by email (the address tied to escWorks). In the event that an individual cannot attend the session for which he/she registered, it is the individual’s responsibility to cancel using his/her escWorks shoebox. Cancellations may take place up to the day before the session(s). All "no-shows" will be invoiced the full price.
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