LETRS Module 2 (2nd Edition)

Speech Sounds: Phonetics, Phonology, and Phoneme Awareness

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Please join the Allegheny Intermediate Unit's Training and Consultation Team for this virtual training.

Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS), is professional development for educators responsible for improving K-12 instruction in reading, writing, and spelling.

Module 2: The Speech Sounds of English: Phonetics, Phonology, and Phoneme Awareness – Defines the ‘ph’ words; introduces the speech sound (phoneme) system of English; and discusses the importance of phonological awareness for reading and spelling an alphabetic writing system. Module 2 clarifies why children confuse certain phonemes and how to give corrective feedback.

Educators who work for LEAs in the AIU3 region will have priority registration

  • There is no cost for this training. Workbooks will be provided free of charge for Educators within the AIU3 School Districts and Charters.
  • Please register by the Deadline (December 18, 2020) in order to receive your workbook on time.
  • ACT 48 hours available
  • Maximum Participants: 30

* Participation in Module 1 is a prerequisite for later modules.

Target Audience: K-5 General Education Teacher, K-12 Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Interventionists, ESL Teachers, educators and administrators interested in literacy.

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All sessions will be held synchronously utilizing the Zoom platform.

This is a 2 day session.

Registration deadline is on December 18, 2020

January 12 and 21, 2021 (12:30-3:30PM)

LETRS Classic Module 2: The Speech Sounds of English: Phonetics, Phonology, and Phoneme Awareness

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Content Questions Contact:

Kate Stuckey katherine.stuckey@aiu3.net

Registration questions:

Traci Seibert traci.seibert@aiu3.net