MAHARASHTRA DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION
CONTINUES ITS POPULAR SERIES WITH
FOSTERING COMPREHENSION & WRITING SKILLS
IN THE MAINSTREAM CLASSROOM
A THREE-DAY INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP
DR. R. MALATESHA JOSHI, DR. SUZANNE CARREKER
October 9TH, 10TH & 11TH 2014
Reading fluently underpins all academic activity and is the strongest predictor of academic success for most students. Children learn to read through the Primary years and subsequently read to access information on science, social studies, economics....... Yet, School Teachers receive little training in the teaching of reading beyond phonics and there are few, if any, courses at the University level to train reading specialists or reading instructors.
Following the overwhelming response to READ 2011, 2012 & 2013, this workshop will focus on building students’ comprehension and writing skills, offering a range of new strategies for building competencies in the general classroom as well as intervention for those who struggle to acquire these crucial skills
R. Malatesha Joshi, Ph.D., is Professor of Reading/Language Arts Education, ESL, and Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University and visiting faculty at the TAMU-QU Collaborative Programme at the University of Qatar, Doha. Dr Joshi is the Founding Editor of Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, rated one of the top ten journals in education, as also of Literacy Studies: Perspectives from Cognitive Neurosciences, Linguistics, Psychology, and Education. He has authored and co-authored numerous books on literacy acquisition and instruction including Becoming a Professional Reading Teacher, and sits on the editorial boards of several professional journals.
Suzanne Carreker, Ph.D., CALT-QI is Vice-President of Research and Programme Development at Neuhaus Education Centre, Houston. She has published and presented widely and is best known for her work on developing instructional materials to teach various components of literacy acquisition.
Who should attend:
ü Primary and Secondary Language Arts Teachers
ü Primary and Secondary School Heads
ü Special Educators and Remedial Teachers
ü Teacher Trainers and Curriculum Development Specialists
(Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the programme and Registration Form)
Limited seats on first come first serve basis.
5% Group discount for NON MEMBERS if 5 or more teachers register from one institution.
Maharashtra Dyslexia Association
003 Amit Park Building,
423,Lala Jamnadas Gupta Marg
Deonar ,Mumbai 400088
Tel : 25565754