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The Vocabulary Attuned Educator

NILD is pleased to announce May’s 90 minute webinar, The Vocabulary Attuned Educator, presented by Nancy Hennessy M.Ed., LDT-C.

May 16th at 1pm

Description: The vocabulary attuned educator recognizes the contribution of word meaning to comprehension and the multi-faceted nature of acquisition. Designing effective instruction requires an understanding of the nature of vocabulary, dimensions of word meaning and evidenced based instructional principles and practices. Join this interactive webinar to explore critical understandings and an informed framework for intentional and incidental instruction. Learn about strategies and activities applicable to the varied instructional settings.

Nancy Hennessy, educational consultant and past president of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), is an experienced teacher and administrator. She has consulted on varied topics ranging from professional learning to proficient reading and writing. Nancy has also designed and delivered keynote addresses, workshops and training to educators nationally and internationally. She co-authored Module 6 of LETRS, Digging for Meaning: Teaching Text Comprehension (2nd edition) with Louisa Moats and was a national trainer for Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS). Additionally, she has written the chapter, Working with Word Meaning: Vocabulary Instruction, in Multisensory Teaching of Basic Skills (4th edition in press). Nancy is an honorary member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, the recipient of the North Carolina Branch of International Dyslexia Association’s June Lyday Orton Award 2012 and the International Dyslexia Association’s Margaret Byrd Rawson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.

No worries if you can’t view the LIVE webinar, you can watch the recorded webinar as often as you’d like for 90 days following broadcast.

Register NOW for the best pricing!
$33 if you register by May 4th
$42 if you register by May 11th
$59 if you register after May 11th

Benefits of NILD Webinars:

*Earn CEUs from the convenience of your computer or mobile device
*Lowest cost option to meet PCET professional development requirements for re-certification
*Power Point handouts will be made available prior to broadcast
*Re-watch all or part of the webinar multiple times – it will be archived for at least 90 days following the event
*If you are unable to view broadcast, you will still be able to view the archive

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