Professional Development on Your Schedule

SPELL-Links webinars offer all the conveniences and all the time  and cost savings of virtual learning. Use the foundational knowledge and skills you acquire in our webinars to more effectively implement your existing word study curriculum or to lay the groundwork for successful implementation of SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing.​

Discover upcoming and recorded webinars.

Impactful Webinars

Knowledge enables you to replace myths with facts, to replace what doesn’t work with what does. Develop essential knowledge and skill in the core components of speech-to-print and multi-tiered structured literacy instruction that ALL educators need to effectively teach decoding, spelling, vocabulary, and writing.

Learn Anywhere, Anytime

Learn and earn professional development (PD) credits at work or at home. All SPELL-Links webinars include slide and/or video presentations accompanied by handouts. Live webinars also include interactive Q&A sessions and attendees can access the recorded webinar for 30 days at no extra cost.

Live Webinars

Cue the Strategy!
How to use on-the-spot error analysis to support reading and spelling of unfamiliar words

Live webinar series

September 27 and October 4, 18, 25

6:00pm – 7:30pm CENTRAL

(with Adria Leno, MS CCC-SLP)


Recorded Webinars

Language Essentials & Best Practices for Word Study

How to Set Up and Use a Sound Wall

(with Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

Teaching Word Study and Structured Literacy Online

(with Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

Teaching Essential Reading and Writing Skills Across Word Lists and Vocabulary Tiers

(with Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

The Language of Reading & Spelling

Sounds, Symbols, and Meanings – Part 1
(with Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

The Language of Reading & Spelling

Sounds, Symbols, and Meanings – Part 2
(with Dr. Jan Wasowicz and Dr. Jayne Jaskolski)

The Language of Reading & Spelling

Sounds, Symbols, and Meanings – Part 3
(with Dr. Kenn Apel and Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

The Language of Reading & Spelling

Sounds, Symbols, and Meanings – Part 4
(with Dr. Kenn Apel and Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

The Language of Reading & Spelling Series:
Parts 1-4

Part 1: Current Research & Best Practices
Part 2: Phonological Awareness
Part 3: Orthographic Pattern Awareness
Part 4: Morphological Awareness

Getting Started with SPELL-Links

(with Adria Leno, MS CCC-SLP)

Ideas for Classroom & Home

How to Set Up and Use a Sound Wall

(with Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

Speech to Print in the Classroom

Small Changes = BIG Impact
(with Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

Why Spelling Really Does Matter and What Parents Can Do to Help

(with Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

Writing

Evidence-based Writing Instruction

Evidence-Based Instruction for Low Achieving Writers
Aimed at Multi-Level Writing Systems

(with Dr. Virginia Berninger)

An Executive Functioning Approach to Writing

(with Michael Gladstein)

Case Studies

Diagnostics

TILLS and Beyond:

Identifying and Describing Problems with Word Structure Knowledge to Plan Intervention and Write Goals
(with Dr. Nickola Nelson, Dr. Jan Wasowicz, and Adria Leno, MS, CCC-SLP)

Spelling Error Analysis

Using Spelling Error Analysis to Individualize Structured Literacy Instruction and Monitor Student Progress 
(with Dr. Jan Wasowicz)

Linking Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN), Reading, and the Brain

(with Dr. Elizabeth Norton)

Specific Learning Disabilites are Plural: Not All Language-Based SLDs are the Same

(with Dr. Virginia Berninger)

Join the Conversation

Connect with educators and researchers across multiple disciplines via SPELLTalk, the FREE online professional discussion group for educators dedicated to improving literacy through structured word study literacy instruction. SPELLTalk members are the first to hear about new SPELL-Links webinars.