+ COBIDA Conference in Columbus OH: October 16, 2009

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October 16, 2009 is COBIDA’s  “Imagine Every Child Reading” Conference at the Convention Center in Columbus Ohio.

Watch a short video of Keynote speaker Louisa Moats: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoX21V8-p40 . 

Here are some highlights:

  • School-wide strategy sessions for administrators wanting to increase AYP so everyone reads at grade leve.
  • The latest information on multi-tiered reading programs and RTI.
  • Practical sessions to help educational practitioners add tools, strategies and knowledge to their “toolbox” in order to teach reading, wpelling and writing more effectively to struggling readers.
  • The opportunity for parents to learn about what type of reading and spelling instruction their child/young adult needs; to gain a better understanding of the legalities of the IEP process; to learn about the emotional problems related to poor reading and much, much more.

Other speakers are Dr William Howard: “Seven Faulty Notions About Teaching Children to Read,” and Elaine McEwan-Adkins: “Teach Them All to Read.” 

Also presenting are Linda Carnine and Susie Hanner (RTI and Direct Instruction);  Mary Damer (Effective Coaching of Reading);  Eric Q Tridas MD (Early Screening);  Andrew Colvin, neuropsychologist (Emotional and Behavioral Development); Steven C Guy, pediatric neuropsychologist ( Interpreting an MFE); Penny A Brooks PhD, speech pathologist (Language Processing); and Cyndi Schultz, SLP/CCC, F/AOGPE (Helping with Homework).

And many more sessions on Wilson reading instruction, writing instruction, handwriting instruction, legal issues, online learning, vocabulary instruction for adolescents, and effective RTI programs.

Go to www.cobida.org for more information.

tutoring in Columbus OH:  Adrienne Edwards  614-579-6021  or email  aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com .

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