Jumpstarting™ Courses for Educators

Jumpstarting™ Word & Number Skills Online Course for Educators

An online dyslexia and dyscalculia course which offers a unique visual system to integrate into your existing programmes.

Our unique visual system provides an additional way to help students who are struggling to learn despite good quality teaching and resources.

Our system will help reduce stress, increase concentration, raise self-confidence and improve overall academic performance.

Once you add the Jumpstarting™ System into your teaching ‘toolbox’, you will see your students make surprisingly rapid and dramatic improvements.


What you will Learn with The Jumpstarting™ Word & Number Skills for Educators

By the end of this very practical programme you will learn about:

  • The nature and symptoms of dyslexia and dyscalculia.
  • The neuroscience behind how we learn to read and spell and what happens for children with dyslexia.
  • Why a synthetic phonics programme simply does not suit some brains!
  • Why some students struggle with handwriting and how to help them improve.
  • A strengths-based coaching approach to cater for neurodiversity in the classroom.
  • Processes for creating a calm and effective learning environment.
  • Ways to coach struggling students to use their mental imagery more effectively for successful learning.
  • And you will have the opportunity to share and discuss experiences with other professionals through our online Facebook community.

Course Curriculum

Module 1 – Underlying Essential Concepts

Part 1 – Introduction

Part 2 – What is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia Sign and Characteristics Checklist

Part 3 – Spelling Strategies

Module 2 – Mental Imagery and Learning

Part 1 – Neuroscience of Learning

Part 2 – Neurodiversity in the classroom

Part 3 – How do We Learn Differently

Part 4 – The Four Stages of Learning

Part 5 – The Optimal Learning State

Module 3 – The Jumpstarting™ System for Spelling

Part 1 – How Are People Thinking?

Part 1 – How Are People Thinking?

Part 2 – Mental Imagery – Discovery Questions.

Part 3 – Spelling Concrete Nouns

Part 4 – Non-concrete nouns and all other words.

Part 5 – Homophones, Silent Letters and Correcting Mistakes

Module 4 – The Jumpstarting™ System for Reading

Part 1 – Reading and the Brain

Part 2 – The Jumpstarting™ System for Reading

Part 3 – Reading and Remembering

Module 5 – The Jumpstarting™ System for Handwriting and Copying from the Board

Part 1 – The Handwriting Experience

Part 2 – The Handwriting Process

Part 3 – Difficulties with Letter Formation

Part 4 – Copying from the Board

Module 6 – The Jumpstarting™ System for Number Skills

Part 1 – What is Dyscalculia?

Part 2 – The Role of Mental Imagery in Maths

Part 3 – The Jumpstarting™ System for Number Skills

Part 4 – Tackling Word Problems

Part 5 – Telling the Time

Module 7 – Reaching the Harder to Reach

Resistance to Learning

A Model of Change

Changing Limiting Beliefs

The Language of Change Work

Module 8 – Implementation in the Classroom

Implementation in the Mainstream Class

Letter to Parents

Implementation Activities

Linking in with Phonics Schemes

Implementation with Phonics

Module 9 – What’s Next…?

Moving Forward…

Face-to-Face Training Courses

Jumpstarting™ Literacy and Numeracy:

Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Courses

This is an open course for Educators, which runs at St. Joseph’s National School, Rathwire, Co. Westmeath.

The course includes: 

  • 2 days live training (delivered two weeks apart).
  • Access to The Jumpstarting™ Word and Number Skills Online Course for Educators. (Value €297 per person)
  • In-class demonstrations of The Jumpstarting™ processes for spelling and learning multiplication facts.
  • Course materials, lunch and refreshments.

Contact Sara Haboubi on +353 (0) 860775452 or email sara@jumpstartinglearningskill.com to book.

What You Will Get from the Course:

Knowledge and tools to help students who are experiencing learning difficulties develop their mental imagery skills and become successful learners.

Who Should Do the Course?

  • Primary Principals and Deputy Principals.
  • Primary teachers, particularly those in Junior and Senior Infants.
  • Primary and Secondary phases: SEN and Learning Support Staff.
  • Tutors and educationalists with an interest in helping children and adults with dyslexia.

Get in touch with the 

Jumpstarting™ Team here.

Any more questions please do not hesitate to get in touch here.