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Words Their Way Professional Development
Services 2011
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Why Pearson?
  • The only author-approved training available on
    the research-based text, Words Their Way Word
    Study for Phonics, Vocabulary and Spelling
    Instruction
  • Pearson Provides
  • Professional development
  • Classroom materials
  • Texts
  • Online Resources
  • Coaching and modeling

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Words Their Way Foundational Training
All training is based on the same approach and
the principles in the Words Their Way core text.
  1. Words Their Way Training for Teachers (3 days
    onsite)
  2. Words Their Way Training for Teachers Virtual
    Institute
  3. Words Their Way Online Course for Teachers
  4. My Online Workshop Words Their Way

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1. Words Their Way Training for Teachers
  • 3-day training
  • The only Author-approved training using Words
    Their Way
  • Uses the best-selling Words Their Way text based
    on 30 years of research
  • Identify stages of spelling development and
    characteristics of students at each stage.
  • Learn to analyze data from the Words Their Way
    Qualitative Spelling Inventory
  • Select instructional strategies to plan lessons
    that meet student needs
  • Understand how to manage word study instructional
    routines

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2. Words Their Way Training for Teachers Virtual
Institute
  • Cost-effective and schedule-friendly
  • 4 live expert-led sessions, discussion boards,
    final project
  • 8 self-paced modules with video
  • QA with Author and experts
  • 12 sessions over 4 weeks
  • Learn, Apply and Reflect instructional model

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3. Words Their Way Online Course
  • Self-paced, interactive, professional development
  • Personal trainingself-paced practice on your own
    time.
  • Individual instructional pathtailored path based
    on grade level or role in school.
  • Interactive practiceclassroom video, student
    writing samples, assessments, and activities.
  • Immediate feedbackassessment that tracks and
    guides mastery of the Words Their Way approach
    to word study.

This course won the prestigious 2011 Software
Information Industry Association Award for the
Best Professional Development Solution.
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4. My Online Workshop Words Their Way
COMING SOON!
Module 1 Word Study Instruction, Synchrony and
Principles Module 2 Spelling Inventories Module
3 Approaches to Sorting Module 4
Emergent Module 5 Letter-Name Alphabetic Module
6 Within Word Pattern Module 7 Syllables and
Affixes Module 8 Derivational Relations Module
9 Organizing Instruction and Communicating with
Parents
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Follow up Training Coaching and Modeling
  • In this job-embedded professional development, a
    Pearson consultant works directly with teachers,
    coaches, or leaders to analyze data, review
    lessons, and address areas of student need.
  • Technical Assistance/Consultation
  • Data Analysis
  • Grouping
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Lesson Study
  • One-to-One Coaching

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Capacity Building Inter-rater Reliability
  • Measure the impact of WTW implementation on
    teacher practice and student achievement.
  • Pre/Post surveys
  • Observation tool
  • The indicators were created with WTW authors
  • This is currently being validated. Training to
    measure the level of WTW implementation and
    measure and monitor implementation is coming
    soon.

After training, districts can Collect their own
WTW data or use the tool for coaching
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Words Their Way Word Study in Action
C2012 Developmental Model Revised
C2005 Levels K, A-E whole group
C2009 with English Learners
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Words Their Way Word Study in Action
  • Program Components
  • Comprehensive Teacher Resource Guide
  • Common Core Edition (with CCSS companion)
  • Revised Edition (without CCSS companion)
  • Stage-specific Student Notebooks (5 stages)
  • Comprehensive Teacher Resource CD-ROM
  • Comprehensive Whiteboard Activities DVD-ROM
  • Stage-specific Book Big of Rhymes (first 3
    stages)
  • Stage-specific WTW Libraries (first 3 stages)

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Words Their Way Word Study in Action NEW!
Whiteboard Activities
  • Introduce the sort with rhymes
  • Student sorting
  • Writing Sort

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Words Their Way Word Study in Action Teachers
Guide, Progress Monitoring
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Words Their Way Word Study in Action Onsite
Training
  • Words Their Way Word Study in Action Product
    Implementation Essentials Half-day or full-day
    training
  • Implementing WSIA Developmental Model with
    Reading Street 2011
  • Implementing WSIA with GHGR and QuickReads
  • Job-embedded Coaching
  • Technical Assistance/Consultation
  • Data Analysis
  • Grouping
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Lesson Study
  • One-to-One Coaching

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Words Their Way Professional Texts
The core Words Their Way book provides the tools
needed to carry out word study instruction, while
complementing the use of any existing phonics,
spelling, and vocabulary curricula.
Online PDToolkit for Words Their Way now
available with the fifth edition.
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Words Their Way PDToolkit 5e and ELs
  • Over 300 Sorts Games
  • (printable and for whiteboards)
  • Assessment Tools
  • Videos
  • Create your own Sorts

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Words Their Way Supplemental Texts
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Vocabulary Their Way
  • Vocabulary Their Way Word Study with Middle and
    Secondary Students
  • Research-tested ideas for helping students use
    word patterns to puzzle out meaning to content
    area vocabulary.
  • Assessment information to help teachers gauge
    where to begin instruction
  • Hands-on opportunities for teachers to keep
    students attention and interest

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Words Their Way with Struggling Readers
  • Word Study for Reading, Vocabulary, and Spelling
    Instruction, Grades 4 -12
  • Hands-on, accessible approach to help your
    struggling middle grades and secondary students
    catch up with their peers
  • Determine student needs
  • Provide strategies to guide each student toward
    success in reading, content area vocabulary, and
    spelling

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Words Their Way with English Learners 2e
  • Words Their Way with English Learners Word Study
    for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling
  • Determine what students bring with them from
    their home languages
  • Decide where instruction in English orthography
    should begin
  • Determine how best to move these students through
    their development and help them master their new
    language.
  • New online PDToolkit for Words Their Way with
    English Learners available with the second
    edition.

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ELL Supplemental Sort Books
  • Words Their Way Emergent Sorts for
    Spanish-speaking English Learners
  • Words Their Way Letter-Name Alphabetic Sorts
    for Spanish-speaking English Learners

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