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Introduction to Words Their Way
Presented by: Lana Lane
Friday, December 07, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Stettler Elementary School 4808 54 Street, Stettler, AB
About the Session:

Words Their Way (WTW) is a K-12 developmental spelling, phonics and vocabulary program designed to be implemented as a balanced approach to reading, writing, fluency and comprehension. In this INTRODUCTORY workshop, participants will learn about the 5 stages of spelling development, how to implement the 3 Spelling Inventories used for assessment, and be engaged in the hands on 'word sort' approach to categorizing words and pictures. How to group students for differentiated instruction and organize a daily Words Their Way structure will also be discussed.

All participants are required to bring a duo-tang, scissors, glue stick and a highlighter.

About the Presenter(s):
Lana Lane

Lana Laine Lane is an Independent Literacy Consultant. She resides on an acreage north of Canada's only Border City, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. She has been a teacher of Pre K- Grade 2, a Literacy Lead Teacher for K-6. and a Literacy Consultant K-12. She currently contracts with the Alberta Learning Network facilitating workshops throughout the province and works with schools to develop 'best class' literacy practices. She is a facilitator of the RRST (Reading Readiness Screening Tool) for the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta (LDAA) and has presented numerous workshops across Alberta and Saskatchewan. For many years, Lana has researched the 5 pillars of reading; Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary and Comprehension. She has an unbelievable passion for kids and literacy and enjoys sharing this with others!

Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 3 FULL business days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide three FULL business days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place.
Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: November 30, 2018
Cost: $35.00
Focus(es): Literacy
Grade Level(s): K-6
Audience: Teachers, Support Teachers, Administrators