The Windward Institute - Courses, Workshops, and Lectures

  • Reading and Language Skills
Multisensory Reading Instruction: PAF I

Date: August 15 – August 18, 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Instructors: Colleen McGlynn, MS Ed and Kelly Schmidt, MPS
Grades: K – 5
Audience Codes: A (Administrators)/ E (Educators)/ SoR
Price: $625 (materials included)
Registration closes: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Why this course:
The Multisensory Reading Instruction: PAF Reading Program is a systematic, structured program for teaching reading, spelling, and handwriting. It emphasizes explicit, multisensory techniques highlighted by the National Reading Panel (2000) and supporting research and incorporates the theories and practices of Orton-Gillingham instruction. This program is applicable for all students when started in the early elementary grades and as an intervention program for struggling readers.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the current research on the instructional methodologies that supports reading development
  • Learn a comprehensive instructional sequence that teaches a systematic approach to word reading, spelling, fluency, and comprehension
  • Practice planning daily lessons incorporating PAF strategies and resources
  • Incorporate curriculum-based assessments to evaluate student progress and plan for instruction


The PAF Reading Program manual is included and will be shipped directly to participants.

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