Are you tired of doing the card drill the same way?
- Looking for ways to boost engagement with your students?
- Are your students ready to branch out from the visual card drill but you aren’t sure how or where to begin?
- You could discover quick, easy and FUN ways to shake up your visual drill
- You could boost engagement with your students
- Get your students excited and warmed up for your lesson
- Do this with minimal to no prep time before the lesson
After your students become familiar with the card drill routine, it may start to feel a little like a mundane task.
You might not know that there are actually beneficial ways to still offer the card drill routine that will not only increase engagement, but still build mastery.
Do these take a lot of time or extra materials? NO. You can use these alternatives without sacrificing time in your already jam-packed lessons.
If you've wanted to change up the card drill routine for awhile, but you weren’t sure how or if your students were ready, then get ready to shake things up!
This is an exciting time to engage with your students, build relationships and have FUN!Tell me more!
Beyond the Card Drill Challenge
This 3 day challenge will help to FULLY equip you with the background, the modeling, and the tools you need to branch out.
Learn HOW you can change up your card drill and ELEVATE your student learning as you help them achieve mastery.
What teachers are saying
“I completed last night’s challenge and that was so fun. I appreciate all the different ways that you explained how to change the card drill up with fun ideas. I became certified last year as an OG tutor, so I am still going by the exact process of my practicum. Having fun ideas is exciting for me. Thank you so much For all you do in the dyslexia tutoring community.”
"I just finished Day 1 of the Card Drill Challenge and am so excited! I loved it and learned fun new ways to present this drill to my students. I can't wait to see them modeled on Day 2. :D Your videos are very encouraging and always offer valuable ways to make my OG lessons more engaging, thank you!"
"I just completed the challenge. Easily doable in one sitting. Lots of great ideas, spurring on more already! Thanks! Highly recommend it!"
What does the 3-day challenge look like?
In this fully asynchronous and virtual training, complete the 3-day challenge at your convenience.
Day 1: Training
Where your training kicks off.
Watch Emily provide the background, the why and the how of card drills and observe the beneficial learning activities used to help these foundational reading skills grow.
Day 2: Modeling
Watch the Card drills in Action
On day 2, Watch Emily modeling the activities with students to have a better understanding of what the card drill can look like.
Day 3: Put into Practice
Give it a try
On day 3, dig into the materials and ideas Emily provides in a ready to print handout.
Community helps us build each other up.
Join the Challenge Community on Facebook where we’ll discuss more ideas!
There's some awesome things in store for this year, and everything starts in the Challenge Community, included in your challenge.
"I just finished Day 1 of the Card Drill Challenge and am so excited!"
"I loved it and learned fun new ways to present this drill to my students. I can't wait to see them modeled on Day 2. :D Your videos are very encouraging and always offer valuable ways to make my OG lessons more engaging, thank you!”
"Some fun new ideas & some encouragement for ideas I was using! Love it! Thanks Emily!”
"Highly recommend it!"
“I just completed the challenge. Easily doable in one sitting. Lots of great ideas, spurring on more already! Thanks! Highly recommend it!"
Who is this training for?
Are CEUs offered?
Can parents take this training?
What if I don't have time this week to complete the challenge?
Is this in my Building Readers for Life Academy Membership?
Hi, I'm Emily!
Hi there! I’m Emily, a Certified Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist. I’m a mom of four, and an educator who loves creating and blogging about all things literacy! As a Certified Orton-Gillingham Educator, I seek to provide resources to assist teachers, families and children with all aspects of structured literacy and dyslexia.
Are you a member of Building Readers for Life Academy?
Every challenge this year will be included in your annual membership! Check out your library to find it!
Get out of the mundane lessons and get my secrets to an engaging and fun card drill!
I can’t WAIT to finally share the activities I’ve used for years with my own students with you.
Start Your 3-Day Challenge!