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Michael Heggerty Workshops


Michael Heggerty Workshops

Audience: Public and non-public, K-3 classroom, special education, and Title 1 teachers.
Limit of 60 participants per session

Combining Word Identification Skills with Phonemic Awareness

Thurs., June 22 - This session is full; date in October to be determined.

In this session, participants will explore ways to weave word identification skills and effective ways to assist students in learning word identification skills. Some information from Dr. Heggerty's Nov. '05 workshop will be revisited. Participants will receive a copy of Dr. Heggerty's book, Phonemic Awareness: The Skills They Need to Help Them Succeed! Contact hours: 5.5

 

 

Using Early Writing Skills to
Evidence Reading Skills

Fri., June 23 - This session is full; date in October to be determined.

In this session, participants will learn how to use writing to evidence sight vocabulary, phonemic awareness, phonics, word patterns, grammar and content knowledge. These writing activities will help teachers understand the sequence of skills taught in order to increase student accountability. Participants will receive a copy of three of Dr. Heggerty's books, Super Sonic Phonics; Craft Lessons: Teaching Writing K-8; and Craft Lessons: Teaching Information Writing K-8. Contact hours: 5.5

About the Presenter: Michael Heggerty, Ed. D. is a veteran elementary educator of 30+ years. He was a classroom teacher for 28 years, including 24 years as a first grade teacher. Dr. Heggerty, whose vitae include two master degrees and a doctorate, sees himself as a life long learner and teacher. As a first grade teacher, Dr. Heggerty worked on an action research project on the importance of phonemic awareness in acquiring and mastering reading skills. He has continued to research and develop systematic awareness and curriculum materials in the succeeding years. In 2003, Dr. Heggerty wrote and published his Phonemic awareness curriculum, Phonemic Awareness: The Skills That They Need To Help Them Succeed!, which is the product of his research and classroom work.

Please register early!
We don't want to disappoint anyone by canceling a workshop due to low enrollment. The registration deadline is two weeks prior to the workshop date.