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August 2019

Rx for Writing

August 21, 2019 - August 24, 2019
NILD Canada Head Office, 700 Glen Forrest Blvd
Waterloo, ON N2L 4K6 Canada
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  This two-day lecture and laboratory workshop is designed to train teachers to provide written language intervention in a group setting. Rx for Writing is specifically intended for students in grades 4-12 whose basic written expression skills are below expected standards. Rx for Writing builds and strengthens grammar and writing mechanics, semantics, syntax, and composition writing skills with an emphasis on the writing process. Language and higher-level thinking skills are developed and supported in this interactive, small-group intervention that covers research-based writing…

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September 2019

Rx 4 Math

September 26, 2019 - October 5, 2019
NILD Canada Head Office, 700 Glen Forrest Blvd
Waterloo, ON N2L 4K6 Canada
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  This is a lecture and laboratory workshop designed to train teachers to provide mathematical intervention in a group setting. Rx 4 Math is specifically intended for students in grades K-5 who would benefit from early intervention or whose basic math skills are below expected standards as determined by a local educational agency. Rx 4 Math will build and strengthen number sense, math fluency, math vocabulary, and problem solving strategies within three 30-minute or two 45-minute weekly small group sessions.…

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November 2019

Search & Teach Workshop

November 2, 2019 - November 9, 2019
NILD Canada Head Office, 700 Glen Forrest Blvd
Waterloo, ON N2L 4K6 Canada
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  Recent and current research indicates the value of a “preventive” approach to deal with potential learning problems in the future. NILD Canada has taken the challenge to provide help for young students (K-2nd grade). NILD Canada is offering training in Search and Teach©, an early identification and intervention program developed to meet the educational needs of young learners before they experience the frustration of learning failure. SEARCH, a 20-minute individual test designed to identify 5 and 6-year-olds vulnerable to…

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Rx for Reading

November 6, 2019 - November 16, 2019
NILD Canada Head Office, 700 Glen Forrest Blvd
Waterloo, ON N2L 4K6 Canada
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  This lecture and laboratory workshop is designed to train educators, resource teachers, and homeschool parents to provide reading intervention in a group setting. Rx for Reading takes the five essential components of reading – phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and reading comprehension , which we call “strands of language” into a language brain that is comprehensive, constructive, and creative. This course systematically teaches participants the methodology to develop these components. The participant will learn to identify and assess student…

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January 2020

Rx for Writing

January 7 - January 18
NILD Canada Head Office, 700 Glen Forrest Blvd
Waterloo, ON N2L 4K6 Canada
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  This two-day lecture and laboratory workshop is designed to train teachers to provide written language intervention in a group setting. Rx for Writing is specifically intended for students in grades 4-12 whose basic written expression skills are below expected standards. Rx for Writing builds and strengthens grammar and writing mechanics, semantics, syntax, and composition writing skills with an emphasis on the writing process. Language and higher-level thinking skills are developed and supported in this interactive, small-group intervention that covers research-based writing…

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February 2020

Rx 4 Math

February 13 - February 22
NILD Canada Head Office, 700 Glen Forrest Blvd
Waterloo, ON N2L 4K6 Canada
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  This is a lecture and laboratory workshop designed to train teachers to provide mathematical intervention in a group setting. Rx 4 Math is specifically intended for students in grades K-5 who would benefit from early intervention or whose basic math skills are below expected standards as determined by a local educational agency. Rx 4 Math will build and strengthen number sense, math fluency, math vocabulary, and problem solving strategies within three 30-minute or two 45-minute weekly small group sessions.…

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April 2020

NILD Canada Online Conference 2020

April 24 @ 7:00 PM - April 25 @ 1:00 PM

20/20 Vision: Enhancing Cognitive Skills for Maximum Learning We are excited to announce our first ever ONLINE conference! We will be offering both LIVE and pre-recorded sessions. We hope that you enjoy this new format, whether you live here in Canada or are somewhere else in the world. As we approach this new decade, we anticipate the growth of educational neuroscience and its implications in our classrooms and therapy sessions. The theme for our 2020 conference reminds us that by…

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Rx for Reading

April 28 - May 2

  This lecture and laboratory workshop is designed to train educators, resource teachers, and homeschool parents to provide reading intervention in a group setting. Rx for Reading takes the five essential components of reading – phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and reading comprehension , which we call “strands of language” into a language brain that is comprehensive, constructive, and creative. This course systematically teaches participants the methodology to develop these components. The participant will learn to identify and assess student…

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May 2020

Rx 4 Math II

May 27 - May 30

  This lecture and laboratory workshop is designed to train classroom teachers, educational therapists and homeschool parents to provide mathematical intervention for students in Grades 6-8. Rx 4 Math II student sessions are either one-on-one or in small group settings for 45 minutes, twice a week. This workshop will enable the educator to facilitate deeper mathematical thinking for students by understanding how to strengthen students’ conceptual understanding, computational fluency, and mathematical reasoning skills by developing self-regulation and cognitive functions through…

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June 2020

Rx for Writing

June 10 - June 13

  This two-day lecture and laboratory workshop is designed to train teachers to provide written language intervention in a group setting. Rx for Writing is specifically intended for students in grades 4-12 whose basic written expression skills are below expected standards. Rx for Writing builds and strengthens grammar and writing mechanics, semantics, syntax, and composition writing skills with an emphasis on the writing process. Language and higher-level thinking skills are developed and supported in this interactive, small-group intervention that covers research-based writing…

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