Fern Levitt, candidate EdD: Specialist in the Hickey Method for teaching English literacy skills. Contact: 050-731-4843, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fern Levitt, candidate EdD: Specialist in the Hickey Method for teaching English literacy skills; Ziona Sasson, Expert in tutoring Israeli students in support of the English curriculum of the Ministry of Education; Hayley Wohlfarth, MEd: English in Israel today, specialist in secondary school level
Jenny Gordon, Special Educational Needs and Learning Disabilities – primary school level (module).
This course is designed for native speakers of English or for Israelis with a high level of proficiency in English who are interested in developing or strengthening their professional skills in teaching English to individuals and small groups. No previous English teaching experience is required; no age limitation.
Prepare participants as tutors of English for individuals and small groups, in both private and school settings.
Participants will learn to work with learners of varying profiles, skill levels, and needs, with particular emphasis on teaching learners with SEN (special educational needs).
Participants also become familiar with issues of managing a home-based tutoring business.
Multiple approaches to teaching English reading and writing
Teaching reading, writing, spelling, comprehension and pronunciation to learners with difficulties through the phonics-based, structured, multi-sensory Hickey method
Working with students at all levels with special educational needs
Teaching for the Bagrut (English matriculation exam) and Meitzav (standard tests in 5th and 8th grades)
Preparing games and activities to support learning
Supervised hands-on tutoring for Special Educational Needs
Setting Up a Tutoring Business at Home
Academic record and personal interview.