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Spell to Write and Read Seminar

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Mary Tanksley

* teaches comprehensive, explicit phonics
* beginning to college-level spelling
* neat,legible penmanship
* logic and analytic skills
* a love of reading "living books"
* grammar integrated with composition
* vocabulary building, including Latin and Greek roots

This unique program starts with the student writing and spelling, and moves to reading. Based on solid physiological research and historical precedent, Spell to Write and Read will amaze you with its simplicity, conciseness, and completeness. A time-proven method with over 50 years of success throughout the States!

Do you want to know more about this program? Are you just starting to investigate phonics, spelling, or reading programs? Click here.

The Seminar:

This is a two-day, sixteen hour teacher-training, providing you with the tools and knowledge to implement the SWR/Spalding method with confidence and success, whether your students are beginning, elementary, or remedial. We will teach you to use phonics to teach spelling, writing and reading, place each child at their correct level by diagnostic tests, and adapt this method to the student's abilites. There will be hands-on work time, so you can learn how to teach each student as you build your Spelling Notebook. This class includes instruction based on the new Spell to Write and Read and the Wise Guide!
Read to your children!

This intensive phonics course completely integrates penmanship and spelling, writing, reading with grammar and compositon in the early grades, and is a complete spelling course for grades K-college level.

This two-day training will give you the tools needed to successfully implement the entire course. This time-tested method is excellent for beginning readers, for an elementary spelling program, or remedial students behind in reading or spelling.

Handouts Provided: Each participant will receive a blank learning log (primary for the basic and black for the advanced), a regular and a red pencil, and class handouts.

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You may buy the books from me when you register for this class, or buy them without the class. Just use the registration form for your order.

To see sample pages from the Wise Guide, click here

To schedule this teacher-training for your area

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Registration for Basic SWR Seminar

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Denver, CO

Basic and Intermediate Classes! 9/17-19

Basic SWR Class

When: Sept. 17-18, 2009 (Th/F); 9 AM – 6 PM

Cost: $120 if registered by 9/3; $135 after 9/3. This discount will show up in your registraion email after you register on this site. (This 3-day Basic and Intermediate Class combined: early registration discount: $170 by 9/3; after 9/3: $198)

Discount Pre-Registration deadline 9/3 (See discounts above; call or email hostess to check on available space if after that date.)

Where: The Girkins Home, 6211 Crestbrook Dr., Morrison CO 80465 (Morrison would be considered the "Southwest Denver Metro Area")

Local Contact: Lisa Johnson (303)-934-7386

This 2-day hands-on class will give you the tools and understanding you need to successfully implement this powerful method! (K-12th)

Intermediate Class: Sept. 19 (Sat.), 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM.

COST: $50 additional to above class prior to 9/4; $68 after that deadline.

Pre-requisite: The first two days (Basic SWR Class) are required to attend this day. This may be this years, or a previous year's Basic. Please let me know what Basic Class you attended (when and where) when you register for this Intermediate Class. The Basic sessions are vital to understanding the Intermediate Class.

Handouts: All Class notes, 3-ring bider, Advanced (black) learning log, black and red pencil are included in the tuition.

This special class will focus on teaching 3rd grade and up, though teachers of younger students will still be able to get a lot out of this class. This day is an additional $68 per attendee; discount will be given for early registration. Register online on this website.

* Upper-level spelling, starting at Section P
* More advanced sessions in grammar, composition, spelling, literature
* More detailed work with advanced reference pages

* Hands-on work, building your Advanced (black) Teacher's Log, and practicing teaching techniques with each other
* Special session on lesson planning & scheduling

Local Contact: Lisa Johnson (303)-934-7386

MATERIALS: You may purchase the materials at this seminar, or  online at Mary's website and pick them up before the Seminar.

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You may purchase your materials from me when you register with a credit card, paypal, or a check!

Registration for Basic SWR Seminar

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Accolades about this seminar * * * Links pertinent to SWR

"Mary makes Spalding (SWR) so practical and simple! I can't imagine using any other system to teach my children." - Colorado mother

"My daughter was hardly reading at eleven years of age. When I started TRH/SWR, she tested at 1.1 (first grade, first month), and within four months, she was 4.4! Mary's seminar really helped me have the confidence to teach her." - Homeschool mom from California

Other Endorsements of Mary Tanksley's seminars

"I loved your website. Especially helpful was the information about "The comparison between phoney phonics, fickle phonics, and pokey phonics with true phonics." I sure wish I could have had that 5 years ago when I had to defend the system I was using so successfully to our Master Teacher who insisted it did not work since she had tried it and had little success." - satisfied SWR user

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Other Spelling and phonic programs comparisons with SWR

The comparison between phoney phonics, fickle phonics, and pokey phonics with true phonics.

SWR required Materials description

A site with great answers to your questions on SWR!

Wanda Sanseri's web page

EIE website

Hope Country website

Home Grown Families

Source for SWR and Complete Christian Dictionary

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