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Learning Staircase Workshop

Posted by Jayne Bolsover

When: 25 Jul 2013 - 26 Jul 2013

Venue: Te Puru School, 507 Thames Coast Road, Thames

Fees: $120 per day $200 for both days. RTLB's $90

Organiser: Jayne Bolsover

Contact: Jayne Bolsover at j.bolsover@tepuru.school.nz or 07 8682747

Who’s facilitating?


Our presenter, Ros Lugg, is one of the leading NZ experts

in remedial literacy and dyslexia. She is an experienced

conference speaker and professional development trainer.

More information @ www.learningstaircase.co.nz


The course will include:

• Background theory including how literacy develops and what causes learners to struggle

• Understanding the processing/perceptual skills involved in literacy (The Big Five)

• How reading strategies change and develop as the learner progresses

• Neurological aspects, including how the brain ‘reads’ and what goes wrong with learners with processing difficulties

• Catering for dyslexic learners and the ‘reading ladder’

• Understanding the Steps program (structure, levels, different applications)

• Methodology, including integrating written and computer activities effectively

• Understanding the Wordrace system

• Analysis of the skills and knowledge involved in reading and spelling

• Developing processing/perceptual skills using a variety of hands-on games/activities and appropriate software