Just Words® Introductory Workshop

9:00AM TO 3:30PM

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Location: Oxford, MA

Enrollment: 1617-D50878AE

Trainer: Susan Elrod



This 10-hour workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Wilson Just Words® curriculum. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the research base of the why and how of Just Words® instruction.
  • Understand the principles of instruction: explicit, sequential and cumulative instruction that incorporates review, repetition, feedback, and multisensory instruction to engage multiple learning styles.
  • Identify the skills taught in Just Words®: word study (phonemic awareness, six basic syllable types in English, spelling rules, common Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes), vocabulary study, and high frequency words.
  • Properly identify and group students.
  • Use the Instructor Manual’s Unit structure and materials, prepare a daily learning plan, and practice lesson activity procedures.
  • Administer Progress Checks at the beginning of each Unit and Unit Tests at the end in order to assess students’ progress.




Two Consecutive Days (10 hours)