National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

Rx for Discovery Reading Workshop

Rx for Discovery Reading Course
The Rx for Discovery Reading training takes the five essential components of reading – phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and reading comprehension – and systematically teaches NILD educational therapists and classroom educators how to use the NILD materials and methodology to develop these components.

The training is designed to model how to weave these components, that we call “strands of language” into a language braid that is comprehensive, constructive, and creative.

Once the Rx for Discovery Reading training is completed NILD educational therapists and classroom educators will be able to work with students in a one on one situation or in small groups and effectively and efficiently develop decoding and encoding skills in their students.

Download Syllabus

Successful completion of this course will enable an NILD educational therapist (ET) to identify and assess student needs in basic reading and utilize the group model Rx for Discovery Reading to teach students basic reading skills.

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

1. Communicate an understanding of the differences between group and individualized interventions.
2. Demonstrate an ability to work with groups of 4-6 students in the teaching of basic reading skills.
3. Communicate the theories of mediated learning in a group setting.
4. Design a plan for group implementation that would meet the learning needs of a specific group of students.
5. Communicate the differences between educational therapy and small group intervention in basic reading skills.

Dates Location Status Details and Remarks

May 11-May 12, 2019

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Open

Register by email

Jun 06-Jun 07, 2019

Meridian, ID

USA

Open

Register Online

Jul 26-Jul 27, 2019

Suffolk, VA

USA

Open

Register Online

Friday session runs 1:30pm – 6pm, Saturday session runs 8am – 6pm

  • There are no prerequisites BUT there is a preparatory assignment and required materials to purchase. Click above to download the workshop syllabus for more information.

Dates Location Status Details and Remarks

May 11-May 12, 2019

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Open

Register by email

Jun 06-Jun 07, 2019

Meridian, ID

USA

Open

Register Online

Jul 26-Jul 27, 2019

Suffolk, VA

USA

Open

Register Online

Friday session runs 1:30pm – 6pm, Saturday session runs 8am – 6pm

Welcome to NILD

Whatever the reason that brought you to our website ~ we are glad you have found us! NILD’s website was designed for you – the seeker, the parent, the educator – to get accurate information on learning disabilities, dyslexia, and […]

Benefits of Cursive Handwriting

Handwriting is Boeing 747 Technology

One of the most hotly debated topics in education these days is the issue of handwriting.  Mr. Shapiro, a journalist for the Washington Post, wrote an article titled “Cursive Foiled by Technology” on April 4, 2013.  The handwriting/keyboarding debate is […]

The Neuropsychology of Stress, Trauma, and Emotional Dysfunction

The Neuropsychology of Stress, Trauma, and Emotional Dysfunction By Steven G. Feifer, D.Ed., NCSP, ABSNP This webinar will explore the neural underpinnings of stress, trauma, and emotional dysfunction in children and its relative impact upon learning. […]

Using Title II Funding for Training – January Webinar

Using Title II Funds for Training Would you or your school faculty be interested in learning more about Growth-Mindset, Sense of Belonging and Self-Efficacy as it relates to academic achievement? Does your school have access to […]

December Webinar – Reading & Reaching Your Students

Reading & Reaching Your Students Why is it that with some students everything seems to “click” but other students are such a struggle to understand or reach? They are physically present, but their souls seem to […]

Announcing our Northwest Regional Conference in Washington State!

We are happy to introduce our 2019 Northwest regional conference in WA.  Social-Emotional Development: Addressing the Non-Cognitive Factors that Shape Thinking and Learning March 7-9, 2019 at Bellevue Christian School, 1701 98th Ave NE, Clyde Hill, WA 98004 Register by February 7th, 2019 […]

Announcing our South Eastern Regional Conference in Winter Garden, FL

We are happy to introduce our 2019 South-Eastern regional conference in FL.  Social-Emotional Development: Addressing the Non-Cognitive Factors that Shape Thinking and Learning February 7-9, 2019 at Foundation Academy, 125 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787 Register by January 16th, […]

Announcing Our South-Central Regional Conference

We are happy to introduce our 2019 South-Central regional conference in TX.  Social-Emotional Development: Addressing the Non-Cognitive Factors that Shape Thinking and Learning January 10-12, 2019 at The Woodlands Christian Academy, 5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands, TX 77384    Register […]

OWA