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The Logic of English Literacy and Spelling Training

Facilitator(s): Denise Eide
This is a multi-day event.
Day 1Mar 13, 2017 (9:00 am to 3:30 pm)
Day 2Mar 14, 2017 (9:00 am to 3:30 pm)
(includes lunch, which is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment)
Location: Edmonton (Fantasyland Hotel)
17700 - 87 Avenue
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Course code: 17-LI-090

Target Audience

Educators at any level who are teaching language arts skills, including classroom teachers, reading specialists, administrators, and curriculum specialists

About this learning opportunity

The Logic of English Literacy and Spelling Training

In this two-day course, Logic of English® president and curriculum author Denise Eide will take you in-depth into the English language, equipping you with a deep knowledge of phonemic awareness, phonetics, vocabulary, fluency tools, and comprehension skills so that you can teach reading, spelling, and all of language arts with greater proficiency. You will leave the course with a wealth of new skills and tools. Together we will:

  • Discover consistent, accurate spelling rules that explain 98% of English words
  • Dig deeper into the phonemic and morphological structures of English
  • Discover creative and effective methods for developing fluency, reading comprehension, and vocabulary skills
  • Learn the simple linguistic concepts at work in words often taught as sight words and exceptions
  • Discuss solutions for reaching struggling readers
  • Explore learning styles and ideas for engaging all students in learning to read and write
  • Be introduced to Logic of English curriculum and supplements

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Denise Eide is the President, Pedia Learning, Inc. and the author of "Uncovering the Logic of English: A Common-Sense Approach to Reading, Spelling, and Literacy" and the Logic of English Foundations, Logic of English Essentials, and Rhythm of Handwriting curriculums.

As an author, speaker, and social entrepreneur, Denise Eide is revolutionizing reading, spelling, and language arts education. Her journey began as an ESL teacher and graduate student in curriculum development and continued as a homeschool mother of four children with wildly different learning styles. Recognizing that each of her children was created with unique gifts and talents, she returned to research and began studying better ways to teach reading.

Denise’s findings transformed her understanding of English, and her resulting books, curriculum, and training that have helped thousands of people discover that English really is logical, that there are answers to our long-forgotten questions about words, and that every learning style has strengths that make teaching and learning exciting and weaknesses that can be overcome.

Denise is the author of the multiple-award-winning book "Uncovering the Logic of English: A Common-Sense Approach to Reading, Spelling, and Literacy" and the Logic of English® curriculum. Her professional development workshops and keynotes have inspired educators and administrators and provided them with practical tools for teaching reading, spelling, and all of language arts with greater success. With energy and passion, Denise provides deep insights into literacy education, and participants often leave with a renewed vision for their schools and communities as well as a transformed understanding of how our language works.

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