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What We Offer

Whether you are new to Letterland, or have enjoyed teaching it for many years, we provide structured training sessions for professional development. Our trainers are highly knowledgeable in phonics and building foundational literacy skills.

For further information please get in touch.

Our free online Introductory Training Session videos are a great starting point. You can also discover some of the unique teaching strategies Letterland has to offer by watching our free online Tricks and Strategies videos.

Initial Training

Grade Level Sessions - for teachers that are new to Letterland and would like an overview of the instructional delivery. Teachers will leave the session knowing how to deliver Letterland Strategies & Routines on a daily or weekly basis.

  • Grades - Pre-K, K, G1, G2, G3, Intervention
  • Sessions – x2 two hour sessions plus pre-work.
  • Attendees - Max 30 participants.

 

Follow-up Training

Refresher Sessions - for teachers that are familiar with teaching Letterland and already have some practical experience. Teachers will leave the session with an understanding of how Letterland Strategies & Routines develop over time and learn in more detail about lesson structure and daily or weekly timings.

  • Grades - K, G1, G2
  • Sessions - x2 two hour sessions plus pre-work
  • Attendees - Max 30 participants

 

Next Steps Sessions - for teachers that are very experienced with teaching Letterland. Teachers will leave the session with an in depth knowledge of Letterland Strategies & Routines and learn about extension ideas for small group work, center management, differentiated activities and independent work.

  • Grades - K, G1, G2
  • Sessions - x2 two hour sessions plus pre-work
  • Attendees - Max 30 participants

Letterland Academy

Our self-paced, online training courses are appropriate for any educator who will be using the Letterland Kindergarten Teacher's Guides. Each course is asynchronous, which means you can log on and off multiple times to complete the course at your own pace. Courses are organized into modules that include video clips, downloads, quizzes and assignment activities including a response activity designed to give you a chance to reflect on your own instruction.

  • Grades - K
  • Time to complete - 10 - 15 hours

Training Videos

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Online Courses

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to COVID-19 we are currently not offering face-to-face professional development. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and resume face-to-face training when we can guarantee the safety of all those involved. In the meantime, see below multiple options for training online.

Upcoming  Training Sessions

Get in touch if you would like to arrange a closed training for your school or district.

 

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All our virtual sessions offer grade level appropriate instruction for teachers using Letterland resources. Relevant teaching strategies will be modelled by our experienced Letterland Trainers who will motivate teachers to build on their existing knowledge. Where possible the sessions include instant polling to ensure successful implementation and fidelity to Letterland. Teachers will need to refer to their Letterland Teacher's Guides regularly to ensure they get the most out of the virtual session.