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Digital PD: Johnny Can Spell Word Study

February 1 - August 1

Systematic, Explicit Phonics Integrated with Handwriting and Spelling

Registration is OPEN
Work at your convenience
DIGITAL (online) PD.
Course is available to fit your schedule.
Access 24/7 at Alice Nine Professional Development Center.

View / Print:  Brochure and Registration Form and Materials Listing.
Click HERE to purchase online at Alice Nine’s Store

Workshop Summary

Alice Nine will show you how to integrate the following during Word Study lessons, without worksheets:

phonemic awareness with sounds and syllables —
systematic, explicit phonics —
handwriting instruction —
spelling practice —
word grammar —

and how-to sound out words for both reading and writing

Aligns with ELA TEKS

Daily Word Study with content (phonograms and words) and routines of JCSpell provide ongoing opportunities to address
Strand 1– The student develops word structure knowledge through phonological awareness, print concepts, phonics, and morphology to communicate, decode, and spell (encode) during the daily JCSpell lesson routines, i,e., Think to Spell, Word Talk. The student uses newly acquired vocabulary expressively through oral and written sentences during Word Talk.
Strand 6 — The student composes legible texts during I-Work. The student composes sentences and uses appropriate conventions during I-Work.

Who should enroll?

All teachers, especially elementary since phonics is now part of the new ELAR TEKS, for grades 4-5 as well as K-3.  This is especially great for ELLs. Alice Nine recommends it for core instruction; however, it can be used Tier 2 intervention, especially at secondary level.

Additional course information

Course Outline  Print / View.
Enrollment period  — 180 days.
Course Materials  Notes and Handouts are linked in this course.
General Access –24/7 access.
Progress Reports conclude each Session and provide record of your work.
Work Logs are available to campus professional development facilitator.
Certificate of Completion  Available upon completion of course; 24 clock hours.

It’s easy to enroll
1) Follow directions on Registration Form.  Please note: Course may be purchased with credit card at our Online Store
2) Our PD facilitator will complete your enrollment and send you a confirmation email
View / Print:  Brochure and Registration Form and Materials Listing.

Click HERE to purchase online at Alice Nine’s Store


What is Johnny Can Spell (JCSpell) #JCSpell ?
JCSpell is not a curriculum.  JCSpell is not a program.
JCSpell is an instructional design that offers you a systematic, explicit approach for integrated ELA instruction.


Alice Nine, creator of Johnny Can Spell, Is the sole provider of JCSpell workshops.


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