Have you always wanted to attend an official “Story Grammar Marker® Workshop” with creator Maryellen Rooney Moreau, but it was never offered in your district or location? NOW is your chance!!
Date: Two Days—Dates To Be Determined
Location: Zoom Live Meeting (After purchase, you will receive an email to register with Zoom)
Included: Extensive E-Book with Templates, Progress Monitoring Forms, Lessons, and Activities; Certificate of Completion; 0.6 ASHA CEUs (if eligible)
Every child has a story to tell – be the one to help them tell it!
Learn directly from the expert! Maryellen Rooney Moreau, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, designed the Story Grammar Marker® Narrative Development Approach in 1991 and founded MindWing Concepts, Inc. As Founder and President, she has authored 18 publications and created 45 hands-on tools and activities. She has also presented on the discourse level of language and its link to literacy, knowledge, and social-emotional learning to thousands of educators worldwide.
Maryellen’s 50-year professional career includes school-based SLP, college professor, diagnostician at the Curtis Blake Child Development Center, Coordinator of Intervention Curriculum and Professional Development at the Curtis Blake Day School for children with dyslexia and language learning disabilities. In 2011, Moreau received the Boise Peace Quilt Project Award for her work with children in the areas of conflict resolution and social communication. In 2014, she received the Alice H. Garside Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Dyslexia Association, Massachusetts Branch (MABIDA) for exemplary leadership, service, or achievement in the area of helping children with dyslexia and language learning disabilities. Moreau is an internationally recognized presenter.
Within the construct of Narrative (story) Development, after attending this presentation, learners will be able to:
|4:00-4:15||Introduction to the Story Grammar Marker® Approach|
|4:15-4:30||Strands of Oral Language and the Link to Literacy|
|4:30-4:45||Elements of Narrative MACROStructure and MicroStructure|
|4:45-5:15||Participation: Readers’ theater & group analysis of a Narrative Episode utilizing The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch|
|5:15-5:45||Break Out Rooms: Practice retelling The Paper Bag Princess from the perspectives of Princess, Prince, or Dragon|
|5:45-6:15||Stages of Narrative Development|
|6:15-6:45||Elements of the Discourse, Semantics, Syntax, Phonology, and Pragmatics strands of language|
|6:45-7:00||Participation: Cohesive Tie Activity and Sentence Complements|
|4:00-4:30||Perspective Taking, Inference, and Theory of Mind with The Critical Thinking Triangle®|
|4:30-4:45||Links to Common Core Standards|
|4:45-5:00||Break Out Rooms: Personal Narratives|
|5:00-5:30||Participation: Analyze and monitor the progress of Child’s Oral Retelling of Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder|
|5:30-6:00||Participation: Choose Children’s Literature Selections for each stage of narrative development|
|6:00-6:15||Participation: Connections to Expository (Information) Text|
|6:15-6:30||Assignment: Big Al by Andrew Clements – Complete Map and write 1 Macrostructure Goal and 1 Microstructure Goal|
|6:30-7:00||Question and Answer Session|
This program is offered for a maximum of 0.6 ASHA CEUs (6 hours, Intermediate level; Professional area). No partial credit will be provided. Participants must be present for the entire course and provide course feedback in order to receive ASHA CEUs. ASHA CEUs are awarded by the ASHA Continuing Education Board once eligibility requirements are met.
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
Thank You! ASHA CEUs will be provided by Community Rehab Associates,Inc. (http://cratherapy.com/). We are very appreciative of our friends at Community Rehab Associates, Inc. for collaborating with us to provide our participants with ASHA CEUs.
To earn ASHA CEU credit, you will need to provide your ASHA number and related information, and be present, participative, and attentive for the entire course, and complete a course survey. A Certificate of Completion will be provided.
CRA Therapy’s Policy is to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CE courses, conducting CE courses that are free from the appearance of or actual conflicts of interest (“COI”) and avoiding introduction/demonstration of bias in favor or against a product, service, or device in return for known or unknown personal and professional gain. CRA Therapy does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
Accommodations: Please email human resources at CRA Therapy at firstname.lastname@example.org and request Professional Development Handbook, including policies: Policy on provision on accommodations and complaints is found in the Policies for Provision of Continuing Education Speech and Language Pathology, which can be located at or by requesting a copy from CRA human resources.
The Story Grammar Marker® Master Class will be provided online, LIVE by accessing a Zoom meeting link. The course will be recorded for future use by MindWing Concepts, Inc. The course content will include lecture, video(s), case study review, break-out group activities, group discussion, and question and answer sessions. Attendees’ microphones will be muted during the workshop. Questions may be posed by listeners by “raising their hand” (live) or using the “chat” feature on Zoom. Questions posed using the “chat” feature will be shared by the moderator with the presenter and addressed.
These tools will be used to assess the degree to which course participants achieved the course's/session's learning outcomes:
There is a fee for this course and it will be rescheduled if canceled for any reason. If for any reason, the course is canceled by MindWing Concepts (and can NOT be rescheduled), MindWing Concepts, Inc., will notify participants via email and refunds will be issued. If you are ill or there is another emergency and you are not able to attend on these dates, we will transfer your registration for the next available SGM® Master Class.
Maryellen Rooney Moreau, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, has ownership interest in MindWing Concepts and holds intellectual property rights and patents. Maryellen is employed as president of MindWing Concepts. In that capacity, she writes books, creates materials, consults, trains, and presents.
No relevant non-financial relationships exist.
This presentation will focus exclusively on narrative development with the Story Grammar Marker® Approach and will not include information on other similar or related narrative development tools.
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