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English Linguistics Teacher’s ELD Training Program by Talking PageÔ Kit
America’s English Language Tutoring Program by Talking PageÔ Kit




Early Linguistics and Family Literacy Program Contents:


ISBN 09764429-4-9

     
Description of Program

The Early Linguistics and Family Literacy Program by Talking Page™ is designed to break the intergenerational cycle of illiteracy by tying two generations together in a unique educational opportunity where the cycle of low family literacy can be addressed and changed. The program promotes and incorporates parental involvement and is designed to help develop cognitive, small motor, language, and behavioral skills, as well as, the foundation for learning to read in grades K-3. The program is designed to help teachers teach pre-school children the sounds of the English phonemes alphabet, write the letters of the alphabet, oral language development skills with dialogic reading, and spell simple words. Additionally, the program helps parents with limited English literacy skills learn to write, spell, and read English.

Four- and five-year-olds enrolled in literacy programs, which teach print knowledge, phonological sensitivity, letter-sound correspondence, and emergent writing achieve long-term academic achievement.

Phonological Awareness: is the sound structure of English speech. Three minutes of instruction in the sounds of the English alphabet is part of a standard kindergarten curriculum. Early phonological awareness skills help children develop a reading ability that will continue in three years of school.

Alphabetic Principle: The insight that written words are composed of letters of the alphabet that are related to segments of spoken words

Orthographic Awareness: Sensitivity to the structure of the writing system.

Dialogic Reading: The development of oral language skills through the telling of stories about pictures.



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English Linguistics Teacher’s ELD Training Program by Talking Page™ Kit:


ISBN 09764429-2-2
     
Description of Program

The English Linguistics Teacher's ELD Training Program by Talking Page™ Kit was introduced at the U S Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition Summit II, Celebrate Our Rising Stars, in December 2003. The “program” uses a neurolinguistic instruction method and the SONO Audio System.

The neurolinguistic instruction method is how the brain processes oral and written language. The neuro-imaging instructional process, through the four learning pathways to the brain, seeing, hearing, saying and writing, connects the sound-to-BRAIN-to-written symbol link for instant recall later. The process is a scientifically reliable researched-based method for teaching linguistically accurate spelling and precise English speech. The SONO audio system enables the teacher to instruct 25 students in the same manner in one year. The Teacher’s Book One is divided into 52 three minute SONO Audio lessons, which teach the sounds of the 26 letters of the English alphabet, the sounds of the 44 common letter combinations of the English alphabet, the spelling of English words by dictation, and the writing of sentences using proper grammar. Teacher’s Book Two continues 68 lessons of building spelling vocabulary, sentence writing, English grammar instruction, and reading and comprehension tests for grades 1-5 and 6-11. The “kit” also contains an English Linguistics pre and post test, California state standards individual student learning plans, a SONO player model 441 with headphone/microphones, a classroom storage box, and a teacher’s travel tote bag. The photo shows the teacher’s classroom instruction components and storage case.



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America's English Language Tutoring Program by Talking Page™ Kit:


ISBN 0-9764429-3-0

     
Description of Program

America’s English Language Tutoring Program by Talking Page™ is an after-school English Language Development (ELD) Tutoring Program designed to meet the No Child Left Behind Supplemental Educational Services scientific research requirements and the State of California Department of Education English Language Development (ELD) Standards, adopted by the State Board of Education. Additionally, the program meets the ELD/ELA Standards Correlation Matrix required by SB 1113 for ELD supplemental materials in the school districts in California. Additionally, the program meets the ELD/ELA Standards Correlation Matrix required by SB 1113 and the 2005 approved CDE standards for ELD supplemental materials used by the school districts in California.

The "program" uses a neurolinguistic instruction method and the SONO Audio System. The neurolinguistic instruction method is how the brain processes oral and written language. The SONO audio system enables the trained tutor to instruct 10 students in the same manner. The Tutor's Book One is divided into 52 three minute SONO Audio lessons, which teach the sounds of the 26 letters of the English alphabet, the sounds of the 44 common letter combinations of the English alphabet, the spelling of English words by dictation, and the writing of sentences using proper grammar. The Tutor's Book Two continues with 68 lessons of building spelling vocabulary, sentence writing, English grammar instruction, and reading and comprehension tests for grades K-5, 6-11, and adult literacy students. The "kit" also contains an English Linguistics pre and post tests, California standards individual student learning plans, a SONO player model 441 with headphone/microphones, and a tutors travel tote bag.

The intensive ten-week after-school tutoring course, with one-on-one or one-on-five student group, has 20-23 hours of tutor classroom instruction using the SONO audio system and 8 hours of homework instruction review. This allows the student to practice each SONO lesson at home and reinforces the classroom instruction. The tutor ratio of one-to-five students is normal, with a one year maximum of 1 tutor for 25 students per site.

The program provides measurable outcomes at the conclusion of the instruction period.



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