Developing Your Child's Comprehension Skills

Fee : $110.00

The workshop has been approved for Caregivers Training Grant until 31 March 2022. Click here to download the form.

 

”It is very effective and targeted to support not only students with dyslexia but in general students who are struggling with comprehension, especially inference”

Peiyun, Teacher

ABOUT THE LECTURERS

Rebecca Shalinah

Sylvia Foo

 

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

 

Educators, caregivers, and parents with children between the ages of 7 to 12 (P1 to P6)

 

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

 

The workshop aims to enable participants to explore the process of comprehension, as well as develop strategies and instructions that will aid the learner in deciphering a long text. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the difficulties that learners with dyslexia face incomprehension and be exposed to various strategies that are effective in building comprehension skills such as vocabulary building and recognising different types of questions.

 

BRIEF COURSE CONTENTS

 

Topics

1. Understanding Reading Comprehension Impairment

2. The reading comprehension process

3. Effective reading strategies to support learners with dyslexia

4. Building vocabulary skills to support understanding of reading comprehension passages

5. Recognising question types.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

  • Understand the difference between reading comprehension difficulty and reading comprehension impairment
  • Recognise why reading comprehension is difficult for learners with dyslexia
  • Acquire knowledge in reading strategies and develop a deeper understanding of tackling comprehension passages

 

COURSE DELIVERY

DAS Academy will be delivering the workshop with dual-mode of learning; face-to-face or online via live-stream on Zoom. Please indicate your preferred mode of learning in the registration form. Please note that you will not be allowed to change your preference once the registration is completed.

*Course will be postponed if the minimum number of participants is not met

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