Dyslexia for Teachers Online Course (Clock Hours) – Dyslexic Advantage
This course will provide a big picture overview and practical approach to understanding the challenges and strengths of dyslexic students. Students taking this course will identify questions and topics of interest to them and learn about helpful tools and strategies. The course hosted at Dyslexic Advantage provides 30 Washington state teacher clock hours upon successful completion.
** For graduate school credits, please take our course through Seattle Pacific University HERE. The course is EDCT 5776-591 and costs $400.**
Check with your supervisor to see if our course will qualify you for license and salary credits in your state. Dyslexic Advantage is an approved course provider in Washington, California, and Texas.
“This is an area of learning differences that is not often taught or mentioned. This course does a great job of explaining how dyslexia may present itself and how to help those students.”
“I learned a lot from the videos of dyslexic people. I now have strategies that I can share with my own teammates and school.”
“This was a great course that gives true insight to a very common situation facing many of our students in our schools every day. I would definitely recommend it.”
** $300 is for the Teachers Clock Hour Course. If you need graduate school of education credits, please register for the class through Seattle Pacific University HERE. The course is EDCT 5776-591.
What is Dyslexia and How Can I Help My Students?
What is Dyslexia and how can I meet dyslexic students' needs in a general classroom? This course will provide a big picture overview and practical approach to the understanding the challenges and strengths of dyslexic students. Students taking this course will identify questions and topics of interest to them and learn about helpful tools and strategies.
Students have 1 year to access the course, take quizzes, and turn in short answer written assignments. The course consists of 10 modules which may be completed in an average of 10 weeks.
Instructor: Dr. Fernette Eide. Dr. Eide trained at Harvard Radcliffe College and the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. Together with her husband, Dr. Brock Eide, she founded the Eide Neurolearning Clinic, authored The Mislabeled Child and The Dyslexic Advantage and a 501(c)3 non-profit charity of the same name. She is an international authority on dyslexia.
** The course for graduate student credit is already open at Seattle Pacific University HERE (EDCT 5776). **
- Big Picture of Dyslexia and MIND Strengths
- What Does Dyslexia Look Like?
- What Does Good Intensive Remediation Look Like?
- Print and Ear Reading in the General Classroom (includes Progress Monitoring)
- Easy Does It - Working Memory, Homework, tests
- Overcoming the Writing Wall
- Learning to Love Writing
- Memory Secrets Including Spelling
- Gifted Students and English Language Learners
- Social and Emotional Issues and Course Wrap Up
Dyslexic Advantage is an Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction approved clock hour provider. Courses are not eligible for Financial Aid.
Successful completion of the course will result in Washington teacher clock hours (30). If you are a teacher outside Washington state, check with your district to see whether the course could be applied to your continuing education and / or salary credits. For your convenience, you can download a request for approval HERE.
If you are seeking graduate credits, we recommend taking this course through our partner at Seattle Pacific University HERE. The course is EDCT 5776-591