Black Friday Deadline Extended: November 29!(registration re-opened)
Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education
Dr. Janet Lerner Fall Seminar: Morphology: Making Sense of Spelling
Presented by Gina Cooke
After defining the instructional terminology and the role of morphology in the English writing system, this seminar will provide a brief overview of the current science on morphological instruction/intervention and literacy outcomes, including specific considerations for struggling students and students with learning disabilities. Examples of morphological study at various grade levels will be presented, including handouts and hands-on activities.
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Check in and Continental Breakfast 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Presentation 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Questions and Answers 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gina Cooke is the author of the website LEX: Linguist-Educator Exchange and a Ph.D. candidate in English Studies at Illinois State University. As a linguist in education, she has taught students about language from preschool to graduate school, consulted in a variety of professional capacities, and is seen on TED-Ed videos about how English words work. She came to ISU after a close study of English spelling transformed her teaching and has since been recognized with numerous fellowships and awards.