Learn to Dance!
An outstanding seminar leader!
Virginia Dowd, educator, consultant and author is known for her dynamic and
motivating presentations. A recipient of the Martha Holden Jennings Master
Teacher award in Ohio, Virginia has developed The Phonics Dance!™, a
phenomenal program that teaches phonics combining fast-paced movement
with chants and rhymes. Children quickly begin to incorporate this knowledge
into their reading and writing. Her method integrates well with any style of
teaching language arts. Virginia’s teaching experience combined with her current
work in her classroom, keep Virginia in close touch with the realities of teaching
Benefits of attending a workshop
program needs no modifications. It is multilevel learning at it’s
enabling each one to have success no matter what their
engage in these motivational activities, building their own
strengthen your classroom instruction.
activities will strengthen your students reading and writing
skills at an amazing rate.
“hunking” and “chunking” activities. Examples and
demonstrations at the seminar.
minimal amount of time, give your students a review of all
consonant, short and long vowels, digraphs and variant vowel
sounds that have been introduced through the program.
Virginia’s methods introduce and reinforce sounds that take
students beyond their current grade level.
demonstrated using across-the-curriculum strategies, which help
students’ retention and motivation.
get your students started and keep them going.
lessons, demonstrations and displays, all classroom tested and