Systematic, Explicit Phonics for the Secondary Classroom

    This two-day training event adapts Johnny Can Spell to secondary classroom instruction. Johnny Can Spell is not a curriculum nor a program. It is an instructional approach to teaching foundational knowledge and skills of English.

    Teachers are equipped for integrated instruction in phonological awareness which includes phonemic awareness, phonics, and spelling. Special attention is given to ESL/ESOL instruction.

    Model teaching is a key component of the training. It enables teachers to visualize application of the training with their students.

    "The presentation was effective because it was engaging...
    a good WOW presentation."

    "I’m surprised at how simple lessons in phonics
    can go a long way with students."

    "Since I’ve taken linguistics courses before,
    much of this was review, but wow!
    How wonderful the review was!"

Participants learn...

  • Knowledge of the 44 English phonemes and 24 Spanish phonemes
  • How to teach the 70 common English phonograms
  • Word analysis with Think to Spell®
  • Simple classroom activities for developing phonemic awareness

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