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If you have taken a class or workshop in SWI but wonder what to do with your students or are confused about how to integrate what you've learned with the curriculum and programs you work with,

this class is for you. 

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This class, led by Dr. Jennifer Petrich and Brad Johnson, will include eight (8) live sessions with the added goal of creating a community of learners who can grow together, communicate about new discoveries, and collaborate to answer one another’s questions.

Topics Include:

  • Teaching SWI’s Four Questions Framework to students

  • How to help students with scientifically investigating words

  • Understanding common misconceptions and working through them

  • What routines and visuals help students understand how words are spelled

  • Using standards and curriculum materials to plan word study instruction

  • Assessment and progress monitoring ideas

...and so much more!

You will receive:

  • eight live online sessions with rich discussions and breakout group activities

  • an accompanying workbook

  • the Big Ideas to start with

  • lesson plans

  • ideas for assessment

  • a troubleshooting guide

  • access to an ongoing community of practice where we share ideas and resources and are open to questions at any time

You will develop:

  • the ability to select which words that will best help students understand the English orthographic system

  • a framework for designing lessons that looks at words scientifically

  • the confidence to implement scientific word study with different types of students

You will experience:

  • the benefit of practicing in a small and safe setting

  • personalized responses to your questions and situation

  • the ease of knowing where to start and the steps to keep on going

So if you have a beginning understanding of SWI and want to know more about how to help students understand how words work, want to be part of a community of practice, or just feel more confident overall, join us!

On Demand Scheduling

Groups of 8 or more

  • 8 live 2-hr sessions

  • Classes are live and will not be recorded

  • Missed sessions are non-refundable

  • Early Bird Registration: $350

  • Standard Registration: $375

  • Minimum class size: 8

  • Maximum class size: 12

Alumni* registration opens after minimum class size is met

*Alumni join free. Seats are limited

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