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PA Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Offers Multisensory Workshop

PA Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Offers Multisensory Workshop

Strategies for Helping All Students Master Essential Concepts`

The Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association is offering Multisensory Math: Strategies for Helping All Students Master Essential Concepts, Presented by Marilyn Zecher, MA, CALT. This workshop will offer hands-on, evidence-based strategies for meeting the needs of all students in critical skill areas of math. Participants will leave with ideas for teaching a whole class, a small group, or an individual learner. The workshop is suitable for those who work with all traditional learners, students with learning disabilities, at risk populations, and ELLs.

Saturday, May 13, 2017        8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

$ 115.00 – active IDA members ($100 before April 21, 2017)

$ 115.00 –  group of 3 or more from same organization ($100 before April 21, 2017)

$ 145.00 – non-IDA member ($130 before April 21, 2017)

CEUs: 6.0 hours  Act 48 – $5; OG/IMSLEC – free

Registration includes a manipulative set, materials, and lunch

For more information, click here.

Center at the Mall to Hold Annual Spring Fashion Show

The Center at the Mall’s spring fashion show promises to be a delightful event. It will be held at 11:30am on Friday, April 21st. Tickets are $15. The theme will be “An Afternoon in Paris”. Fashions, courtesy of Christopher and Banks, will be on display accompanied by a delicious lunch of croissant sandwiches, fresh fruit,… Continue Reading

Dyslexia Town Hall. Listen to the Experts, Get Questions Answered

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Phipps Partners with Green Mountain Energy to Incentivize Visitors to Switch to Green Power

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NHCO Presents Free Concert With “Under the Covers” February 18

NHCO Presents Free Concert With “Under the Covers” February 18

North Hills Community Outreach will present  a free concert featuring Pittsburgh cover band “Under the Covers” at The Center of Bellevue, 2 N. Sprague, Bellevue, 2:00-5:00 p.m., Saturday,  February 18. The all-ages, family-friendly concert is a “wraparound” event to kick off NHCO’s participation in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community May 13. Admission to… Continue Reading

Schools Implement Innovative Programs to Excite Children about Healthy Living

Let’s Move Pittsburgh offers mini grants to fund existing or future healthy initiatives for children. Early childcare centers, pre-kindergarten and elementary schools in Allegheny County are invited to submit applications for Let’s Move Pittsburgh’s Champion Schools Program. These $1,000 mini grants will be awarded to 40 organizations to fund new and existing programs that promote… Continue Reading