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Tapping “Talk” To Write: An Adolescent Confidence Builder; Effective & Proven
January 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Students with learning disabilities struggle to master academics and especially written expression.
Yet, students have to write to prove learning.
Join Dr. Davis-Perkins at the Learning Disabilities Association of America conference to discover how a research based writing skills program
- Engages student attention using teacher language and instructional routines
- Structures writing instruction so that students capitalize on a strength, procdural memory.
- Provides interactive activities in a sequenced and research based writing skills program proven successful in a pilot study.
The workshop: Tapping “Talk” To Write: An Adolescent Confidence Builder; Effective & Proven
Date/Time: Fri, January 28, 2022 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Speaker: Dr. Maria Davis-Perkins, PhD., M.A., Sp-CCC,
Consultant, Literacy Coach – Written Expression
Claremont Graduate University// 3D Educational Solutions
Dr. Maria Davis-Perkins has published and presented on topics that have included: student engagement; tapping neuro-linguistic skills to ease the writing process and build student confidence; the language of effective teaching; engaging struggling students; reducing cognitive load; and maximizing student attention for literacy tasks. Her professional experiences include: co-creator of the Talk/Write (Using Talk to Write) workshops and pilot; educational consultant to high school staff; speech-language specialist in schools as well as hospitals; co-creator of the Kaiser cognitive-computer lab; speech-language pathologist – private sector; high school English teacher; and Speech/Debate coach. Her research interests include: academic literacy and language skills; reading and writing development; as well as research methods appropriate to assessing intervention effectiveness. Dr. Davis-Perkins has presented at: Tri-Counties Branch of the International Dyslexia Society; California Speech and Hearing Association; California Association of Bilingual Education, The Tutor Radio Show, among others. She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.