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Online Professional Development from Macquarie University Reading Clinic

Lots of great online Professional Development coming up from Macquarie University Reading Clinic in 2022 and 2023!

Working Memory and Reading Difficulties

On Demand from October 2022
This course will provide learners with an overview of cognitive models of reading and working memory. It will review working memory interventions, including the role of working memory training in treating reading difficulties. Finally, it will review the implications of poor working memory in the classroom and clinical practice, and how these difficulties may be supported.

 

Assessment and Treatment Approaches for Children with Spelling Difficulties

Begins 11 October 2022
This course will provide learners with an overview of cognitive models of spelling, and how these models can guide carefully structured assessments and programming for individually-targeted interventions.

 

Teachers will be introduced to the evidence base for teaching phonics, relevant linguistic terminology and some of the most effective instructional techniques. Incorporates NSW’s new phonics syllabus.

 

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