What You Need to Know: Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Level I and Level II Practicum Courses

  1. WRS Level I Steps 1-6 Web-based Practicum Participants SEE NEW/UPDATED INFORMATION BELOW!
  2. WRS Level I Steps 1-6 Practicum Participants (with in-person observations) SEE NEW/UPDATED INFORMATION BELOW!
  3. WRS Level II Steps 7-12 Practicum Participants SEE NEW/UPDATED INFORMATION BELOW!
  4. WRS Level II Group Mastery Practicum Participants  SEE NEW/UPDATED INFORMATION BELOW!

 

#1 WRS Level I Steps 1-6 Web-based Practicum Participants

 

If you are currently enrolled in the WRS Level I Steps 1-6 Web-based Practicum course AND you are able to continue providing 1:1 in-person WRS lessons to your practicum student, you can proceed with your course requirements by conducting your lessons and contacting your trainer to arrange your online observations as usual.

If lessons with your practicum student become suspended due to a school closure, quarantine, or other pandemic-related event that restricts your ability to deliver the 1:1 in-person WRS lessons, please know that you have the following options available to you:

If possible, you may temporarily deliver your WRS lessons to your practicum student in a virtual, or online, setting. This approach would need to be supported by your school district (if applicable) and the practicum student’s parents or guardians. If this format of lesson delivery is something you’d like to explore, please know that you will need to keep a written record of your work by documenting lesson plans, student dictation work, and progress charts as usual.

If it’s not possible to temporarily deliver WRS lessons online, you should plan on resuming 1:1 in-person lessons with your practicum student when schools re-open and/or it’s appropriate to do so. Previously scheduled web-based observations may need to be postponed, so please stay in touch with your assigned trainer. Please click the following link to carefully review the next steps available to you for continuing with your WRS practicum course requirements: Continuing WRS Practicum Courses 2020. NEW! 

Important Update!

All 2019-2020 WRS Level I participants will now have until December 31, 2020 to finalize their online and practicum course requirements. Although the standard timeframe for WRS Level I Training courses is 12 months, we are hoping that this additional time will assist those of you who have experienced an interruption in the delivery of your practicum lessons. For those teachers who have been able to continue teaching and scheduling observations, it is unlikely that you will need this additional time and we do encourage you to finish your course requirements as soon as it is possible.

Your updated course end date can be found on the My Transcript page in Wilson Academy. If you need additional time beyond December 31, 2020 to complete your requirements, please contact Wilson Language Training 30 days prior to your updated course end date to request an extension. All documented WRS lessons and observations completed within your extended enrollment period WILL COUNT toward your practicum course completion. It is our goal to ensure that you have every opportunity available to achieve your WRS Level I Certification.

 

#2 WRS Level I Steps 1-6 Practicum Participants (with in-person observations)

 

If you are currently enrolled in the WRS Level I Steps 1-6 Practicum course with in-person observations AND you are able to continue providing 1:1 in-person WRS lessons to your practicum student, you can proceed with your course requirements by conducting your lessons as usual. However, due to the current restrictions on travel, the following options for scheduling your observations should be explored with your assigned Wilson® Credentialed Trainer:

All WRS Level I Steps 1-6 Practicum participants are allowed to submit up to two video-recorded lessons for observations at any point during their course enrollment. Due to the current situation, we are relaxing this policy so that you can submit more than two video-recorded lessons for observations, if needed. Please check with your trainer to explore this option for proceeding with observations.

It may be possible to schedule web-based observations with your trainer. If you’d like to explore this temporary option for observations, please get in touch with your trainer. If lessons with your practicum student become suspended due to a school closure, quarantine, or other pandemic-related event that restricts your ability to deliver the 1:1 in-person WRS Lessons, please know that you have the following options available to you:

If possible, you may temporarily deliver your WRS lessons to your practicum student in a virtual, or online, setting. This approach would need to be supported by your school district (if applicable) and the practicum student’s parents or guardians. If this format of lesson delivery is something you’d like to explore, please know that you will need to keep a written record of your work by documenting lesson plans, student dictation work, and progress charts as usual.

If it’s not possible to temporarily deliver WRS Lessons online, you should plan on resuming 1:1 in-person lessons with your practicum student when schools re-open and/or it’s appropriate to do so. Previously scheduled observations may need to be postponed, so please stay in touch with your assigned trainer. Please click the following link to carefully review the next steps available to you for continuing with your WRS practicum course requirements: Continuing WRS Practicum Courses 2020. NEW! 

Important Update!

All 2019-2020 WRS Level I participants will now have until December 31, 2020 to finalize their online and practicum course requirements. Although the standard timeframe for WRS Level I Training courses is 12 months, we are hoping that this additional time will assist those of you who have experienced an interruption in the delivery of your practicum lessons. For those teachers who have been able to continue teaching and scheduling observations, it is unlikely that you will need this additional time and we do encourage you to finish your course requirements as soon as it is possible. 

Your updated course end date can be found on the My Transcript page in Wilson Academy. If you need additional time beyond December 31, 2020 to complete your requirements, please contact Wilson Language Training 30 days prior to your updated course end date to request an extension. All documented WRS lessons and observations completed within your extended enrollment period WILL COUNT toward your practicum course completion. It is our goal to ensure that you have every opportunity available to achieve your WRS Level I Certification.

#3 WRS Level II Steps 7-12 Practicum Participants

 

If you are currently enrolled in the WRS Level II Steps 7-12 Practicum course AND you are able to continue providing 1:1 in-person WRS lessons to your practicum student, you can proceed with your course requirements by conducting your lessons and observations (via video-recorded lesson submission) as usual.

If lessons with your practicum student become suspended due to a school closure, quarantine, or other pandemic-related event that restricts your ability to deliver the 1:1 in-person WRS Lessons, please know that you have the following options available to you:

If possible, you may temporarily deliver your WRS Lessons to your practicum student in a virtual, or online, setting. This approach would need to be supported by your school district (if applicable) and the practicum student’s parents or guardians. If this format of lesson delivery is something you’d like to explore, please know that you will need to keep a written record of your work by documenting lesson plans, student dictation work, and progress charts as usual.

If it’s not possible to temporarily deliver WRS lessons online, you should plan on resuming 1:1 in-person lessons with your practicum student when schools re-open and/or it’s appropriate to do so. Stay in touch with your assigned Wilson® Credentialed Trainer about your plans to resume lessons when that information becomes available to you. Please click the following link to carefully review the next steps available to you for continuing with your WRS practicum course requirements: Continuing WRS Practicum Courses 2020. NEW!

Important Update!

All 2019-2020 WRS Level II Training course participants will now have until December 31, 2020 to finalize their online and practicum course requirements. Although the standard timeframe for WRS Level II Training courses is 15 months, we are hoping that this additional time will assist those of you who have experienced an interruption in the delivery of your practicum lessons. For those teachers who have been able to continue teaching and scheduling observations, it is unlikely that you will need this additional time and we do encourage you to finish your course requirements as soon as it is possible.

Your updated course end date can be found on the My Transcript page in Wilson Academy. If you need additional time beyond December 31, 2020 to complete your requirements, please contact Wilson Language Training 30 days prior to your updated course end date to request an extension. All documented WRS lessons and observations completed within your extended enrollment period WILL COUNT toward your practicum course completion. It is our goal to ensure that you have every opportunity available to continue your work towards WRS Level II Certification.

 

#4 WRS Level II Group Mastery Practicum Participants

 

If you are currently enrolled in the WRS Level II Group Mastery Practicum course AND you are able to continue providing in-person WRS lessons to your small group of practicum students, you can proceed with your course requirements by conducting your lessons and observations (via video-recorded lesson submission) as usual.

If lessons with your practicum students become suspended due to a school closure, quarantine, or other pandemic-related event that restricts your ability to deliver the in-person WRS lessons, please read the following important information:

If you are able to conduct remote lessons with your approved practicum students during the COVID-19 school closure period, please click on the following link to carefully review the criteria and next steps for continuing your WRS Group Mastery Practicum course: Criteria and Next Steps for the Continuation of a WRS Group Mastery Practicum Course During COVID-19 School Closures. 

The temporary delivery of WRS small-group lessons in a virtual, or online, setting must be supported by your school district (if applicable) and the practicum students’ parents or guardians. Please see Tips for WRS Online Lesson Delivery.

Stay in touch with your assigned Wilson® Credential Trainer if you plan to continue with your WRS Group Mastery Practicum course requirements by conducting remote small-group lessons and submitting recorded lessons for your remaining observations during this time period.

If you are unable to conduct remote lessons during this time period, you should plan on resuming in-person lessons with your small group of practicum students when schools re-open and/or it’s appropriate to do so. Stay in touch with your trainer about your plans to resume lessons when that information becomes available to you. Please click the following link to carefully review the next steps available to you for continuing with your WRS practicum course requirements: Continuing WRS Practicum Courses 2020. NEW!

Important Update!

All 2019-2020 WRS Level II Training course participants will now have until December 31, 2020 to finalize their practicum course requirements. Although the standard timeframe for WRS Level II Training practicum courses is 15 months, we are hoping that this additional time will assist those of you who have experienced an interruption in the delivery of your practicum lessons. For those teachers who have been able to continue teaching and scheduling observations, it is unlikely that you will need this additional time and we do encourage you to finish your course requirements as soon as it is possible.

Your updated course end date can be found on the My Transcript page in Wilson Academy. If you need additional time beyond December 31, 2020 to complete your requirements, please contact Wilson Language Training 30 days prior to your updated course end date to request an extension. All documented WRS lessons and observations completed within your extended enrollment period WILL COUNT toward your practicum course completion. It is our goal to ensure that you have every opportunity available to continue your work towards WRS Level II Certification.

 

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