Turtle Wing Foundation will again be partnering with Schulenburg/Weimar Area Parents as Teachers to provide quality training for early childhood education and daycare providers. There will be a Zoo-phonics® workshop offered on Saturday, July 27 at the First United Methodist Church (301 W St. Charles Street, Weimar) parish hall. The training will be held from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. The registration is $40, which includes lunch. To register, interested parties should call 979-725-9832 or 979-966-5017, or may firstname.lastname@example.org. Attendance is limited to 50 people. Scholarships are available. The award-winning Zoo-phonics’ multisensory curricula grabs and keeps children’s and teachers’ attention through playful, physical, vervistic and mnemonic curriculum. Boys and girls learn the alphabet, reading, spelling and writing easily and quickly. Low income has no negative impact on children’s learning. English Language Learners and Special Needs Students learn at a rapid rate. Please visit zoo-phonics.com for workshop details and the research that supports its efficacy. This hands-on, comprehensive Part I Zoo-phonics Workshop Teaches all aspects of language arts (alphabet, phonemic awareness, rhyming, segmenting, blending, word building, phonics, reading, comprehension, critical thinking skills, oral language, spelling, writing, punctuation and grammar) in a manner that keeps even the wiggliest children engaged; lower- and uppercase letter shapes and sounds - through our Animal Alphabet’s Alliterative Animal Names and Body Signals (purposeful body wiggles!); VC/CVC word building, segmenting, sound blending, reading, spelling and writing; the schwa, blends and digraphs with a quick intro to long vowels, r-controlled vowels, diphthongs, silent letters and soft sounds; “close reading” of Zoo-phonics and literature; handwriting and creative writing; and how to integrate math, science, art, music, self-help skills, physical education, sensory-drama, etc. into your instruction. To learn more about PAT visit their website at www.sw-pat.org. For information on how Turtle Wing Foundation helps families in rural areas with children who have learning challenges visit www.turtlewingfoundation.org or like and follow them on Facebook.