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Working with the Experts (WWE): Deaf/Hard of Hearing

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WWE: Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI)


If you are interested in this event, please contact RMTC-D/HH at info@rmtcdhh.org to be added to the waitlist.


Please join RMTC-D/HH for an introductory professional development Working with the Experts (WWE): Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI). SIWI is an evidence-based framework for writing instruction specifically designed for students who are deaf/hard of hearing (DHH). SIWI is comprised of three main principles: (1) strategic instruction rooted in cognitive theories of composing, (2) interactive instruction based on sociocultural theories of teaching and learning, and (3) metalinguistic knowledge and linguistic competence drawn from language acquisition theory. 

Who? (Intended Audience)

Florida teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing (TODHH), speech-language pathologists (SLP), exceptional student education (ESE) teachers, or general education teachers working with students who are deaf/hard of hearing (DHH).


Date(s): May 15, 2023, to May 25, 2023 

Time(s): 10 modules that include asynchronous work AND facilitated virtual synchronous sessions (60-90 minutes each)

The total time is approximately 30 hours.

Check dates and times before registration to ensure you can attend the professional learning series to be able to implement the program with fidelity.



In-Service Points Information

*If you wish to earn in-service credits or CEUs towards the renewal of a Florida Educator’s Certificate, it is recommended that you contact your school district’s professional development office BEFORE beginning a course or training to verify the requirements you must fulfill. RMTC-D/HH does NOT provide CEUs.


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