The Rose Institute for Learning and Literacy at Manhattanville College is offering a 13-credit graduate certificate program designed primarily for current Early Childhood, Childhood, Special Education and/or Literacy educators that prepares teachers to use a phonics-based approach to teaching reading.
Modeled after the pioneering work of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, and adapted by Romalda Spalding, this approach, combined with an intensive in-school teacher training program, has been offered by The Reading Reform Foundation of New York for over 33 years and uses a multisensory approach to teaching reading, writing, spelling and comprehension.
The program features:
A unique 13-credit graduate certificate program
Phonics-based, multisensory approach to teaching reading, writing, spelling and comprehension
In-classroom, yearlong practicum featuring one-on-one mentoring
Classes begin Summer Session I
Participating schools are required to provide a private space where the mentor/instructor and participating teacher can meet for their twice-weekly private meetings. Schools need to schedule a preparation period for this meeting and allow the mentor/instructor to be in the school for both the coaching session and the in-class time for the lessons.