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"TEACHING KIDS TO READ: INCORPORATING THE LATEST INSIGHTS FROM RESEARCH TO HELP KIDS THRIVE!" with Dr. Bartek Rajkowski, Speech-Language Pathologist.

  • The Junction 470 Anzac Highway Camden Park, SA, 5038 Australia (map)

Workshop summary:

Part 1 - The Latest in Literacy Research: How do children learn to read? Why do some students struggle with reading?

An Introduction to:

  • The sounds of English: phonemes
  • Writing in sounds: graphemes
  • Beats in words: syllables
  • Units of meaning: morphemes
  • Regular and irregular words

The Reading Process

  • How children learn to read and which skills are important in reading
  • Why Some Students Struggle with Reading

The latest in reading research

  • What Dyslexia is, and what causes it
  • What is phonological processing?
  • What causes phonological processing difficulties?
  • What are phonological representations?

Teaching Kids to Read

  • Why teaching reading is difficult
  • What research tells us about how best to teach students to read
  • What is the best way to teach children with learning difficulties to read?

Part 2 - Using Reading Doctor® programs and apps

This workshop will explore Reading Doctor® Software programs and apps including: 

  • Reading Sounds 1 Pro (PC program)
  • Letter Sounds 1 & 2 Pro / Blending Sounds 1 Pro / Spelling Sounds 1 Pro / Sight Words 1 Pro (iPad / android / Mac)
  • Word Builder (iPad)

Includes many practical suggestions for teaching students to read based on Dr. Bartek Rajkowski's clinical experience.

$200 + GST

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