Full course description

Course Date:

Mar 6 - Aug 28, 2017

Duration:

Ongoing

Commitment:

2-3 hrs/total

Requirement:

None

Course Type:

Self-paced

Credential:

Badge

Description

This self-paced introductory course gives educators an overview of language-based learning disabilities (LBLD) and provides effective teaching methodologies that can be put into practice immediately. If you’re an educator seeking to expand your “toolbox” of teaching strategies, this course will show you how to implement Landmark School’s Six Teaching Principles™ designed to help students with LBLD manage the diverse demands of today’s classrooms and achieve academic success. These principles are introduced through brief informational videos and links to free resources that can be used to support lessons in all grades and subjects.

Objectives

Participants will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of terminology related to the components of language and executive function skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how LBLD impacts academic performance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of effective teaching strategies to support student learning in any subject or grade.

Target Audience: Educators.


Course is offered by the Landmark School Outreach Program.

Course Instructors

Landmark Outreach

Landmark School Outreach

The Landmark School Outreach Program’s mission is to empower students with language-based learning disabilities by offering their teachers an exemplary program of applied research and professional development.

Linda Gross

Linda Gross

Course Designer

Linda has been a faculty member of the Landmark School Outreach Program since 1996, serving as an educational consultant and course developer/instructor. Additionally, Linda is a certified SLP with nearly 30 years’ experience evaluating and treating individuals with a variety of communication disorders. Linda was the EL Program Director and S/L consultant at Landmark High School from 1994–2016. She is also the author of numerous articles on topics related to LBLD.