Strategic Instruction Model® courses have not been available readily to professionals in South Texas until now. The Winston School San Antonio offers three dates of professional development for Speech-Language Pathologists, teachers, and tutors:
On June 18, “Sentence Writing Strategies” is presented from 8:00 – 3:30. $205
On June 25, “Paragraph Writing Strategy” is presented from 8:00 – 3:30. $150
On July 2 and 9, “Strategic Tutoring” is presented from 8:00 – 3:30. $324
Julia A. Eyer, Ph.D., CCC-CLP, BRS-CL, will present these sessions. Each class provides either 6.0 CEU’s for educators or 6.0 credits through ALTA. Application is in process to TSHA. For updates and details, please visit http://www.winston-sa.org/outreach/sim-summer-institute-2013.
WSSA is the only school in Texas incorporating SIM® in grades K-12. WSSA offers these courses as part of its community outreach mission.
About Dr. Eyer: Dr. Eyer is board recognized as a specialist in child language and as a certified speech-language pathologist through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is an award-winning author and educator and has worked in educational and clinical settings with children from toddlers through high school ages. She is a Certified Professional Developer in SIM Learning Strategies.
About SIM®: The Strategic Instruction Model (SIM®) is a comprehensive approach to adolescent literacy that addresses the need of students to read and understand large volumes of complex materials as well as their need to express themselves effectively in writing. Developed over 35 years by the Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas, it enhances the learning of students through research-based teaching materials, instructional practices and professional development.
The Winston School San Antonio offers a personalized college preparatory education for students with average to high potential and identified learning differences. A Winston School graduate is confident, well-rounded and a lifelong self-advocate.