Slingerland® Institute for Literacy

Techniques for Teaching Reading Skills Short Class - ONLINE! (Pacific Time)

When: 12/6/2021, 12/7/2021, 12/8/2021, 12/9/2021, 12/10/2021, 12/13/2021, 12/14/2021, 12/15/2021, 12/16/2021, 12/17/2021
Where: Online - Zoom

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NEW!! Register for the ONLINE Slingerland Techniques for Reading Skills class. The Class focuses on teaching techniques and background knowledge related to the Slingerland® Approach. Techniques for teaching the skills of decoding, reading in meaningful phrases, vocabulary, reading with comprehension, and higher-level critical thinking skills are included. This 20-hour class will provide rationales, demonstration, and practice of teaching techniques for phonics, decoding, reading in meaningful phrases, and reading with comprehension.

In this class:

- IDENTIFY indicators of reading problems and characteristics of reading disabilities

- Help children READ with more confidence and skill

- Increase word attack, reading comprehension and identification SCORES

- Feel confident about the child’s PROGRESS in reading, writing and spelling

Presented over two weeks, this class is scheduled for Monday-Friday, December 6 to 10 and 13-17, 2021. Class starts at 4:00 pm (PDT) and ends at 6:15 pm (PDT) daily. You must attend all sessions to satisfactorily complete the class.

Partial Scholarships are available. Through a Boon-Donor-Funded Scholarships grant, we are pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships for the Techniques for Teaching Reading Skills classes. Learn more about Boon here. Funds are limited so applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please apply by 4:00 pm (PDT), November 15, 2021. Click here to apply.

REGISTER TODAY!! Registration closes on November 26, 2021. The class may be cancelled due to low enrollment.


Continuing Education Units–Slingerland Institute is approved for 1.5 Graduate Level Continuing Education Credits through University of San Diego. The cost for the credit is an additional fee. Registration for credit must occur ON or BEFORE the first day of the workshop. Click here to enroll

Below is a brief description of the class.

Available Courses

Techniques for Teaching Reading Skills/Building Better Reading Skills

Rationale and teaching techniques for phonics, decoding, phrase reading and reading with comprehension and analysis. Twenty hours of class time. Minimum enrollment of ten.

Class Content

20 classroom hours. This class is approved for 1.5 graduate level extension credits through University of San Diego. Registration for extension credits must happen ON or BEFORE the first day of the workshop. Click here to view the USD enrollment page for Reading Skills workshop.

Cost: $970.00

Slingerland® Institute for Literacy
PO Box 1648, Bellevue, WA 98009 US
Phone: (425) 453-1190
Fax: (425) 635-7762