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edWebinar: "Sound Walls: The Benefits of Using Them for ALL Students"

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 2:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) to Tuesday, December 13, 2022 3:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Location: Online

Using a sound wall in your classroom can transform instruction! Because of the Science of Reading, we are becoming more aware of the role of phonetics and phonology in beginning reading and spelling. While learning to speak happens long before learning to read, teaching how speech maps to print has not always been a part of general classroom instruction. Developing phonemic awareness to a prescribed level must happen prior to the development of automatic sight word reading.

Explicitly teaching the sounds, how they are produced in the mouth, attending to what is happening with your tongue, teeth, and lips and the flow of air makes learning more concrete. In this edWebinar, we will examine the 44 speech sounds, how to introduce them and build a sound wall with consonants and vowel phonemes, and discuss strategies for engagement as part of daily practice. These are some of the stepping stones to orthographic mapping so all students can become fluent and proficient readers. Educators will:

  • Learn about the importance of articulation and the connection to phoneme awareness
  • Understand the reason for the layout of a sound wall and how it is more student friendly than a word wall
  • Analyze common phonological errors students make and how to give corrective feedback

This edWebinar will be of interest to K-12 teachers and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

Register today! 

Owned by Learning Ally On Monday, November 7, 2022

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