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IMSE Impact Structured Literacy Programs are IDA accredited and are delivered by instructors who bring unmatched experience in literacy education to each course session.

IMSE Impact’s industry-leading programs provide a detailed and complete roadmap for daily instruction along with online interactive planners and physical and digital teaching materials. As a result, teachers are well-positioned for success and students of all levels are able to improve their reading.

IMSE’s APPROACH IS:

Explicit

Direct

Sequential

Structured

Multi-Sensory

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IMSE Offers In-Person, Live-Virtual, and
Asynchronous Training Options

Teachers are well-positioned for success after participating in IMSE Impact training and
students of all levels are able to improve their reading. Please read the training
descriptions below to find the course that is appropriate for you. 

Comprehensive Orton-Gillingham Plus

This course is for:

  • General and special education teachers grades K-2
  • Educators grades 3 and beyond whose students require instruction in word recognition skills 
  • Educators who want to learn more about instruction in phonology and orthography

Age of students: 

  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3 and beyond who require instruction in word recognition skills 
  • Those learning to read

Length of time:

  • 30 hours

How the course is offered:

  • In-person
  • Live-virtual
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Morphology Plus

This course is for:

  • General and special education teachers grades 3-5 
  • Educators whose students can read and spell but continue to struggle with language comprehension
  • Educators who want to learn more about instruction in morphology, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension

Age of students:  

  • Grades 3-5
  • Students who struggle with language comprehension
  • Those reading to learn

Length of time:

  • 30 hours

How the course is offered:

  • In-person
  • Live-virtual
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Phonological Awareness

This course is for:

  • General and special education teachers grades K-5 
  • Educators who want a deeper understanding of phonological awareness, the importance of orthographic mapping, and phonemic awareness

Age of students:  

  • Grades K-5

Length of time:

  • 12.5 hours

How the course is offered:

  • In-person
  • Live-virtual
  • Asynchronous
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IMSE Asynchronous Courses

IMSE offers asynchronous courses to educators who are looking for professional development, but are unable to attend a live-virtual or in-person training due to their busy schedule. These courses can be started, paused, and resumed over time so that educators can work at their own pace. 

Why Choose IMSE Impact?

Based on the latest research in the Science of Reading, IMSE Impact incorporates the
Orton-Gillingham methodology and all five pillars of literacy – plus language
comprehension, spelling, and writing – to drive measurable gains for all students. These
components include:

  • Phonological Awareness

    Phonological awareness The awareness that words are composed of sounds and those sounds have distinct articulatory features.

  • Phonics

    Phonics Phonics is the ability to recognize letter-sound relationships in words.

  • Fluency

    Fluency Fluency is the ability to read with speed, accuracy, and proper expression.

  • Vocabulary

    Vocabulary Vocabulary size and word-meaning strategies predict comprehension.

  • Comprehension

    Comprehension Understanding the meaning of text and integrating it with previous knowledge.

Learn More About IMSE Impact

If you would like to schedule on-site training for any of our courses, please email
info@imse.com. Please call us at 800-646-9788 to have one of our consultants help guide
you if you have questions.

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