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Instructor & Main Contact: Tricia Cook, MEd., Online Dyslexia and Behavioral Interventionist, RSP, AA O-G Tutor & Montessorian; © ELBERT™: EVERYONE LEARNS BETTER EMBRACING REVOLUTIONARY TEACHING 2020; https://linktr.ee/tcooktutor

***We Meet On Zoom 1 hour, once a week for 5 Sessions (pick which sessions you want to attend or all)…9 Classes Available!!!

Summary of Stages of Literacy Development Of Intervention

Emergent

 

Beginning 

 

Early

 

Intermediate/Advanced

 

phase: Phonological Awareness, Working Memory, Alphabetics

 

Type of Reading- “I Read Only” (Model, Model, Model”) *might be more of a “writer” than reader at this point

phase: “Sound Level”Sounds in Isolation (also Words for encoding/decoding offered in program)

 

Type of Reading- “I Read” (Model, Model, Model”) 

phase: “Word Level”- Words in Isolation

Type of Reading- “We Read” Choral, Echo Read, Cloze Read on Instructional Level Trade Books

 

 

phase: “Phrases & Sentences Level” 

Type of Reading- “You Read”Independent Reading

 

 

 

Reading Specialist Ready To Help

1) Class Description: Reading Specialist Ready To Help. Now I offer it also in small group sessions for those working with ages 7 plus with explicit teaching on Emergent/Beginning phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, and letter-sound relationship to develop their phonic accuracy, automaticity, and self-regulation. This class is also a very systematic, structured, and sequential manner. This instruction comes from my program Oh Good Golly which includes a hybrid of OG and Montessori inspired methods. Max 10 per class- The small group is only $20 each a session.

 

 (Emergent-Beginning approx. ages 7-10 (NOW ages 4-6 adjusted from 7-11 type of instruction))

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
Working Memory including Alphabetics and Sound-Word Knowledge Phonics (see below) Model Reading (see below) Book Making (real, nonsense, sight) Sight Words (3, 2, 4, & 5 letter)

Phonics Includes Word Diagramming

PA (phonological awareness) & Fierce Phonemes (primary, secondary vowels, c/g secondary sounds) Beautiful Blends (l, r, s blends) Baby Sounds ex /aw, ew/ (included  /oo/) Pirate Sounds ex. /ar/, /or/ (included oy, oi) Hysterical H ex, /ch/, /sh/ (included gh, ph, wh)
Two-letter End Blends Special Vowels (including nonsense) Sneaky e (“Sneaky y” available) Ghost Letters (Silent letters gh, g, h, p, k, w don’t forget sneaky e) “l” ,”n”: Pirate Sounds (Take vowels captive- including le- rule)

 

Links

Phonological Awareness: https://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2021/01/05/dyslexia-help-phonological-awareness-should-be-don-simultaneously-with-working-memory-and-alphabetic/

(Whiteboard.chat) https://www.whiteboard.chat/join/f061d754-3ca4-4011-9adc-efdd5adfb805-pgNum-1

(For Sequencing, Categorizing and Visual Memory (Do Daily)) 

(pic.-pic) http://jumpingfishes.com/memory/’ 

(pic.-word) https://matchthememory.com/chsounds

(word-word) https://www.memozor.com/other-memory-games/words-memory-games/match-game-words

(Quizlet) https://quizlet.com/class/9253043/

(Reading)https://www.getepic.com

(Book Making) https://app.writereader.com 

(Sight Words) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/10/15/favor-helping-those-with-a-learning-difference-enjoy-learning-again/

(Scope & Sequence) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/11/07/dyslexia-help-phonics-cook-t-2020/

Conquering “Big Words”

2) Class Description: Dyslexia Help: Conquering “Big Words” Description: Conquering Big Words is a small-group class for those working with ages 11 plus with explicit teaching on Intermediate/Advance letter-sound morphology to develop their phonic accuracy, automaticity, and self-regulation as well as vocabulary knowledge. This class is also very systematic, structured, and sequential manner. This instruction comes from my program Oh Good Golly which includes a hybrid of OG and Montessori inspired methods. Max 10 per class- The small group is only $20 each a session.

 (Early-Intermediate/Advance approx. ages 11 plus)

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
Working Memory including Sound-Word Knowledge Phonics Grammar Cursive Independent Reading

Phonics Includes Word Diagramming

Review Two-letter End Blends Review including sounds /ng/ (vowel + ng) Review Special Vowels Review Sneaky e & Sneaky y Review Ghost Letters Review “l” ,”n”: Pirate Sounds including le- rule
“s” Triblends; Sounds /air, ear, are/ Review sneaky e,y Sounds ce=/se/, cy= /ce/, ly=/le/ Incredible I- “ti, ci, si” =/sh/ Unbelievable u (tu, du, su) (including “ar, or” /ur/-end of word) Start Reading Clues & Spelling Rules

Phonics & Grammar (Word & Sentence Diagramming) Includes

  Simple Complex Compound Compound Complex Extension
Words CVC words cVc words cvCcc morphemes  
Sentences Parts of speech- noun, verb, adjective, adverb Parts of speech- article, conjunction Parts of speech- prepositions Parts of speech- Interjections Verbals: participles, gerunds, and infinitive

Links  

(Whiteboard.chat) https://www.whiteboard.chat/join/f061d754-3ca4-4011-9adc-efdd5adfb805-pgNum-1

(word-word) https://www.memozor.com/other-memory-games/words-memory-games/match-game-words

(Quizlet) https://quizlet.com/class/14452431/

(Quizlet Compound Words)

level 1 (isolation): https://quizlet.com/369084738/compound-words-flash-cards/ level 2 (combined): https://quizlet.com/550146292/compound-words-flash-cards/ level 3 (mix of nonsense/real): https://quizlet.com/498902520/4-syllable-words-flash-cards/ 

(Grammar) https://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/10/30/dyslexia-help-grammar-made-with-color-shape-size-dimension/ 

(Cursive) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/11/02/dyslexia-help-cursive/

(Reading) https://www.readworks.org/

(Scope & Sequence) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/11/07/dyslexia-help-phonics-ii-cook-t-2020/ 

(Independent Reading Refer Book Wizard) https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/bookwizard/

 

Ultimate Spelling Help

 

3) Class Description: Ultimate Spelling Help including Word Diagramming: Bringing Color, Shape, Size and Dimension to Word. Description: Ultimate Spelling Help is a small group intervention class for those working with ages 7-10 plus. A wonderful Literacy Intervention Class (great for students with dyslexia, Irlen, ADHD, autism & APDS/VPDS). I add color, shape, size, and dimension (their strength) to learn spelling, morphology, and grammar in an explicate, systematically and visual-spacial manner. Cost: $25 per class.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
Spelling & Dyslexia Sound-Word Knowledge Word Families Advanced Phonics Word & Sentence Diagramming

Sound-Word Knowledge Includes Word & Sentence Diagramming

CVC words (word families) Sight Words cVc (word families) cvCcc Morphemes
cat= how many letters, how many sounds (3 bunny hops-slide) four= how many letters (track 4) blimp= how many letters, how many sounds (3 bunny hops-slide) stealth= how many letters, how many sounds (4 bunny hops-slide) reassignment= how many letters, how many morphemes (2 bunny hops-slide)

Links  

(Whiteboard.chat) https://www.whiteboard.chat/join/f061d754-3ca4-4011-9adc-efdd5adfb805-pgNum-1

(Scope & Sequence) https://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/08/26/free-morphology-for-spelling-matrices/

(too easy see for other words) https://www.freethesaurus.com/excitement;  http://www.neilramsden.co.uk/spelling/searcher/index.html
 

Introduction to Thinking Maps

 

4) Class Description: Introduction to Thinking Maps: A Great Strategy for Visual Learners & Those With Dyslexia Description: The Enrichment Class for those working with ages 7-10 plus  small group class helps. The introduction to thinking maps is a necessary class for strengthening students’ own evaluation and weaknesses in analysis by using their strength of color, shape, size and dimension.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
“the Brain” & Creating Thinking Map Reading Strategies Fix-up Strategies Look-up Strategies Review

Model Reading Strategies Include “Trust your Brain”

3, 4, 2 bunny hops-side “trust your brain” U-turn read all titles do word attack- bunny hop
don’t slide or blend a word until you finish processing if it doesn’t look right or sound right, then reread or rewrite back to where it last made sense read with excitement- excited reading use pictures while have them available

Links  

(Whiteboard.chat) https://www.whiteboard.chat/join/f061d754-3ca4-4011-9adc-efdd5adfb805-pgNum-1

(Interest-based passage) https://www.readworks.org/

 
 

Coat of Many Colors (CMC)

5) Class Description: This CMC small group class is a Creative Writing (Poetry & Short Story) for those working with ages10 plus. This Literacy intervention class that is great for students with literacy struggles to gain confidence in their writing. Includes list-form thinking, I use the way students think best and transform it into creative composition such as poetry, prose, and short stories. This class is also very systematic, structured, and sequential manner while I “follow the child” (great for students with dyslexia, Irlen, ADHD, autism & APDS/VPDS). Max. 4 per class.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
(Free Verse) Descriptive Writing- 5 senses (Free Verse) Descriptive Writing- 5 senses (feel, taste, smell, touch- adj., adv.) (Traditional) Figurative Language- Simile/ Metaphor (Traditional) Figurative Language- Alliteration (Rime/Rhyme)/ Onomatopoeia (Traditional) Figurative Language-] Figurative Language Other

Grammar

Parts of speech- noun, verb, adjective, adverb I Format Parts of speech- article (fill words), conjunction We format Parts of speech- prepositions (fill words) You Format Parts of speech- Interjections Verbals: participles, gerunds, and infinitive

Links  

(Whiteboard.chat) https://www.whiteboard.chat/join/f061d754-3ca4-4011-9adc-efdd5adfb805-pgNum-1

(Canva) https://www.canva.com/

(Scope & Sequence) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/10/29/dyslexia-help-writing-looking-to-help-our-very-own-learning-difference/

 
 

Dyslexia Help Discovering Research 

 

6) Class Description: Dyslexia Help Discovering Research In Literacy Description:  Reading In Research: Animal, Tales, & Legends is a  small group class for those working with ages 7-11 & NOW GIFTED KIDS WITH NEEDS to develop vocabulary, text analysis, & comprehension through text research as well as to develop their reading fluency and active building of meaning. Max. 8 per class. (Intro. to Mind Maps)

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
“the Brain & Creating Thinking Map Reading Strategies Fix-up Strategies Look-up Strategies Review

Reading Strategies Include “Trust your Brain”

3, 4, 2 bunny hops-side “trust your brain” U-turn read all titles do word attack- bunny hop
Don’t slide or blend a word until you finish processing if it doesn’t look right or sound right, then reread or rewrite back to where it last made sense read with excitement- excited reading use pictures while have them available

Links  

(Whiteboard.chat) https://www.whiteboard.chat/join/f061d754-3ca4-4011-9adc-efdd5adfb805-pgNum-1

(Passage) https://www.readworks.org/

(Resource) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/08/26/cooks-reading-strategy-summary/

 

 
 
7) Class Description: Dyslexia Help Discovering Research In Literacy Description: Reading In Research: Historical Fact or Fiction is a small group class for those working with ages 12 plus & NOW GIFTED KIDS WITH NEEDS to develop vocabulary, text analysis, & comprehension through text research as well as to develop their reading fluency and active building of meaning with “look-up” & “fix-up” strategies “check-up” & “fix-up” strategies. Max. 8 per class. (Intro. to Mind Maps)

 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
“the Brain” & Creating Thinking Map Reading Strategies Fix-up Strategies Look-up Strategies Review

Fix-up Strategies includes Word Diagramming

Review Two-letter End Blends Review including sounds /ng/ (vowel + ng) Review Special Vowels Review Sneaky e & Sneaky y Review Ghost Letters Review “l” ,”n”: Pirate Sounds including le- rule
“s” Triblends; Sounds /air, ear, are/ Review sneaky e,y Sounds ce=/se/, cy= /ce/, ly=/le/ Incredible I- “ti, ci, si” =/sh/ Unbelievable u (tu, du, su) (including “ar, or” /ur/-end of word) Start Reading Clues & Spelling Rules

Links  (Whiteboard.chat) https://www.whiteboard.chat/join/f061d754-3ca4-4011-9adc-efdd5adfb805-pgNum-1

(Passage) https://www.readworks.org/ 

(Fluidity for Writing) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/08/27/ctrl-f-search-linking-words/ 

 
 

Dyslexia Help Math: Applied Word Problems

 

8) Class Description: Dyslexia Help Math: Applied Word Problems Description: Dyslexia Help Math: Applied Word Problems is a small group class for those working with ages ages12 plus where students create and solve word problems based on learning key words, math facts, and quick “check-up” & “fix-up” strategies to real-world needs & desired solutions. They see, maybe for the first time, how math can apply in their lives. They will use real-life issues and turn them into a word problem, with real computations, and solutions along with D. A. R. E. Math (Data, Analysis, Relate, & Evaluate).! Max. 6 per class.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
Graphic Organizers & Math Facts Key Words In Real World Problems- narrowing topic Discuss Problem/Solution Data/ Analyze Relate/ Evaluate

Key Words Includes

Addition Multiplication Subtraction Division
Addition Verbiage Definition* Entomology Word Problem Sentence Structure Equation Verbiage Multiplication Verbiage Definition* Entomology Word Problem Sentence Structure Equation Verbiage Subtraction Verbiage Definition* Entomology Word Problem Sentence Structure Equation Verbiage Division Verbiage Definition* Entomology Word Problem Sentence Structure Equation Verbiage

Links

(Whiteboard.chat) https://www.whiteboard.chat/join/f061d754-3ca4-4011-9adc-efdd5adfb805-pgNum-1

(Resource) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/11/02/dyslexia-help-math-word-problems-based-on-real-world-needs-and-desired-solutions/
 
 

ADULT COURSES

 

Dyslexia Help: Special Accommodations (Understanding Learning Differences):

 
 

Special Accommodations (Learning Differences):

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
Dyslexia APDs/ VPDs ADHD/ Autism Working Memory Universal Emotions

Format for Each Session

What is the nature and nurture? Why understanding is important? The impacts/strengths of it… How to help… Review & Questions

(Dyslexia): http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/11/12/dyslexia-help-recommendations-accommodations/

(VPDs- eye strain & color veil) https://justgetflux.com/; https://www.aurelitec.com/colorveil/windows/download/

(ADHD) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/12/17/dyslexia-help-reading-effects-of-adhd/

(Working Memory) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/10/29/dyslexia-help-looking-to-heal-our-own-learning-difference-by-developing-working-memory-of-sound-word-knowledge-processing/

(Universal Emotions- see below class) http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/10/08/universal-emotions-looking-into-the-emotions-of-learning/

 
 

ELBERT: Remembering Calm & Listening Skills

9) Class Description: ELBERT: Remembering Calm & Listening Skills Training for Unique Learning Differences Such As Dyslexia Description: This ELBERT™ is called Remembering Calm & Listening Skills for those helping those with a neruodifference enjoy learning again!! This a small group class for ages 12 plus which helps students examine every aspect of developing the skill of listening and becoming calm! The ELBERT Program promotes confidence, pleasurable learning, self-directed neuroplasticity, and connection (meaning & motivation) with calming spiritual and holistic methods such as meditation, affirmations, breathing and moving exercises.

Special Accommodations (Learning Differences):

 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
RAS Yoga Color Therapy and Tapping Diet/Sleep Prayer/Mediation Affirmations

ELBERT: Helping Those with a Neurodifference Enjoy Learning Again (see above plus ABC’s of spiritual mindset & self-directed neuroplasticity)

Children CLASS SCHEDULE: BOOK NOW PRESS https://www.facebook.com/helpfordyalexia/
Monday- strength
Tuesday- courage
Wednesday- empathy
Thursday- compassion
Friday- harmony (CHI)
 
ELBERT Adult CLASS SCHEDULE: BOOK NOW PRESS (First Class Free)…https://www.facebook.com/adultelbertdyslexia/ (BOOK NOW):
 
Monday- strength and empathy
Tuesday- harmony
Wednesday- courage
Thursday- compassion
Friday- victory and glory (CHI)
 
 

Links

(Whiteboard.chat) https://www.whiteboard.chat/join/f061d754-3ca4-4011-9adc-efdd5adfb805-pgNum-1

(child) https://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/12/10/dyslexia-help-understanding-universal-emotions-of-learning-a-step-further-cook-t-2020/

(adult) https://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/12/10/dyslexia-help-understanding-universal-emotions-further/ 

If interested, please fill out the form below with name, email and message stating which class. If you’d rather be coached (one-on-one) with any of these topics, please message me that too!

 

Coaching, Consulting & Course

 

The coaching, consulting, or course (depending which you choose) helps you understand the Elbert program, the brain and your child so much more.

-Coaching- $45 each session for 30 min.-$75 for an hour (minimum of 2 times per week recommended). This is on a flex-schedule at your convenience. I’ll meet with you on Zoom.us to talk to you about a specific students’ needs. Note: Students need to get an Elbert evaluation first.

 -Consulting on Elbert Program- $65 for an half-an-hour (FIRST ONE FREE) is everything you need know about helping those with any neurodifference to enjoy learning again! Again, a minimum of 2 times per week recommended and on a flex-schedule at your convenience. Note: Students do not need to get an Elbert evaluation first and anyone with you can attend might be others joining as a group!

Also, I have a course for only $135 for a 5 session intensive on understanding learning differences (Includes 235 pg. Booklet- $35. Value).

FREE DYSLEXIA HELP:  https://linktr.ee/tcooktutor DISCOVERY CALL TODAY: https://tcooktutor.as.me/

 You might need to contact me for help if you or your child/student can’t be reached and seems disconnected; Also, when it comes to learning, they show some or all of the following emotions and challenges: anger, frustration, shame, and sadness; has chronic headaches, stomach aches, hives; appears to have low-self esteem; squints when reading; feels behind or “different” than the other kids; has behavioral and learning challenges; emotionally intense or desensitized; complains; thrives for constant attention; labeled emotionally intense, gifted and talented or twice-exceptional; has trouble focusing or paying attention; destroys their pencil, eraser, and crumples up their paper after working very hard; problems with organization or being on time; poor eye-contact, body-space awareness; sleep and/or digestive problems; has problems spelling and/or with handwriting; complete interest-based learner; grips pencil very hard; has glasses but still complains about not seeing the letters or words due to being blurry, jumping or flying; ultra-sensitive, problems with authority; doodles on paper; problems understanding verbal directions; picks and scratches at their skin and nails; can be needy, clingy, and “whinny”; described as dramatic, creative and very imaginative by others; been or going to be held back in school; has trouble connecting to others; tired all the time; great with verbal comprehension and large lexicon, shows anxiety, anxiousness or depression; overactive-reads, writes, moves, and thinks extremely fast or slow; sensory-processing problems or issues; constantly moving hands/feet or fidgeting; overly kind or pleasing others; considerably ‘moody’; known for “daydreaming”; aggressive and violent; gets low grades: yet, highly intelligent; can comprehend well but has trouble with spelling/reading fluency; adverse to learning or trying something new as well as low in motivation! 

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