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Learn the Talk to Write Techniques That Help Struggling Writers Succeed
July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
July 20th, 2022
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. PT
~ A free virtual webinar brought to you by the Tri-Counties branch of the International Dyslexia Society.~
Attend and enter to win one of three TW prizes!
Lesson Hours are Eligible for ASHA CEU’s
How do we know these techniques work?
During this demonstration webinar, participants will:
- Be able to state the program rationale and identify the location of supporting research;
- Identify how to implement at least one of the activities or instructional routines found in the Talk to Write program’s Lessons 1 through 4-2;
- Identify and/or state the teacher language appropriate to routines;
- Identify at least 2 of the first four lesson steps to using the TW approach;
- Be able to locate program lesson components (e.g. rationale, checklists, etc.);
- Have questions answered;
- Receive a Certificate of Completion showing professional education hours that count towards ASHA CEU requirements;
- Be able to enter the TW lottery to receive one of the following:
- an evaluation of an essay and a one hour consult to identify an instructional plan to improve student skills;
- receive a downloadable copy of the Talk to Write manual;
- receive a soft copy of the Talk to Write manual.
SPEAKER: MARIA DAVIS-PERKINS, PhD, MA, Sp-CCC
Consultant & Trainer, 3D Educational Solutions
Dr. Davis-Perkins has presented and published on topics that include: student engagement; tapping neuro-linguistic skills to ease the writing process, building independent, confident writers; the language of effective teaching; and selecting books appropriate to developmental age. Her experiences include: co-creator of the Talk/Write workshops; an educational consultant to high school staff; a speech- language specialist in schools as well as hospitals, and high school English teacher. She has presented for several conferences.
Maria is the lead author of the Talk/Write Manual (talk to write), a teacher training manual developed from a research-based pilot study conducted in Barstow, California. The manual provides teachers with instructional methods and sequenced activities that help struggling writers tap existing oral language (neuro-linguistic) skills to ease the writing process. The manual is available.