Slingerland® Institute for Literacy

Slingerland Handwriting Skills Class - ONLINE

Handwriting Skills Class - Dates changed to March 2021!

This 12.5 hour class is designed for any teacher responsible for the initial teaching of penmanship skills to younger and older students - helping make legible writing possible for all students. Scheduled for four weekly 2.5 hour Zoom sessions, the class has been rescheduled to begin March 11, 2021 - click the link for information about this class.

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End of Year Fundraising Campaign

Our world has changed drastically this year but there is still a need for access to high quality reading instruction. Won’t you help us fulfill that need? Your support is essential to our mission - please donate today.

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Slingerland Followup Classes

Slingerland Follow-up Classes!

Are you feeling inspired and excited to use Slingerland in your classroom? Would you like some support to make sure you remember all the steps and procedures? If you answered YES, then the Sustaining Slingerland Skills workshops are for you! Join us for the next session on January 9. Additional sessions available February through May 2021.

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Coronavirus Update

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Introduction

The Slingerland® Institute for Literacy was founded in 1977 by Beth Slingerland as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit educational organization. Its function is to provide teacher training using the Slingerland® Multisensory Approach. This methodology is a simultaneous, multisensory, structured approach for teaching language arts to dyslexic students in the classroom.

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The Slingerland® Approach is a classroom adaptation of the Orton-Gillingham method. Since 1960, thousands of teachers throughout the United States, and in Canada, Australia, and the Philippines have received Slingerland training. Time and again, research has shown the effectiveness of the Slingerland® Multisensory Structured Language Approach (MSL) in helping children and adults with specific language disability learn how to read, spell and write

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The Slingerland® Institute for Literacy is a non-profit organization that trains teachers to instruct students struggling with reading, writing and spelling skills. The Slingerland® Approach teaches oral and written language skills in the classroom to all types of learners, especially those with dyslexia. The Slingerland® Multisensory Structured Language Teacher Training Course is accredited at the Teaching and Instructor of Teaching levels by the International Multisensory Structured Language Educational Council (IMSLEC).

Time and again, research has shown the effectiveness of the Slingerland® Multisensory Structured Language Approach (MSL) in helping children and adults with specific language disability learn how to read, spell and write. And because we train classroom teachers, each Slingerland-certified teacher can help up to 30 children each and every year. Since 1960, we have trained more than 16,000 teachers, who have helped over 3.5 million children.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Slingerland® Institute is to promote excellence in literacy instruction for all.

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Slingerland® Institute for Literacy
PO Box 1648, Bellevue, WA 98009 US
47.6273380-122.1702540
Phone: (425) 453-1190
Fax: (425) 635-7762