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  • Technology for Mathematics

Technology for Mathematics

This article is an adapted excerpt from the LD@school learning module, Technology for All: Supporting Students with LDs by Integrating Technology into Classroom Instruction; click here to access this module.   Many students struggle with math, but for students with learning disabilities (LDs) math may be even more challenging. Students with LDs may have trouble [...]

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Free Webinar: Math and LDs – Using Assistive Technology and Project-Based Learning to Support All Students

              Tuesday, May 7, 2019 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM EDT Presented by: Richard Parker, OCT, Halton District School Board Click here to register for this webinar About the webinar:  Math has become a hot topic in Ontario and yet, despite our best efforts, students with LDs can still be [...]

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Webinar Recording: Supporting Students from the Ground Up – Universal Design to support students with LDs in the Inclusive Classroom

Click here to access the transcript of this webinar. Presented by: Candide Dovey, B.Ed., M.Ed., Special Education Consultant, Toronto District School Board About the webinar:  Students with learning disabilities represent the largest portion of students receiving special education support in schools; most of these students are integrated in regular classroom settings. Teachers faced with meeting [...]

By |March 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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How to Foster a Positive Classroom Environment

According to the discussion document, Ontario’s Well-Being Strategy for Education (2016), “well-being is a positive sense of self, spirit and belonging that we feel when our cognitive, emotional, social and physical needs are being met” (p. 3). Well-being is fundamental to overall student success.

VIDEO! Thinking Thursdays: Encouraging Critical Thinking in Math

Thinking Thursday, an initiative of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Elementary School at the York Catholic District School Board’s school improvement plan, is a day dedicated to mathematics and mathematical thinking. Every Thursday, classes work on different open-ended math questions that promote collaborative communication, creative processes and critical thinking to problem-solve.

By |August 31st, 2018|Categories: Math|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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Beyond the Basics: Other Elements of an Effective IEP for Students with LDs

In Ontario, a student who has been identified as Exceptional through an IPRC must have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) developed and maintained. An IEP may also be prepared for students who require accommodations, program modifications and/or alternative programs, but who have not been identified as exceptional by an IPRC.

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month Posters

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month (#LDmonth)! We’ve designed two posters that that you can download and print to use in your school or classroom, share with students, parents, and your community. Thumbnails of the posters can be viewed below with downloadable links available directly below each poster.               [...]

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: Self-Advocacy|0 Comments

VIDEO: Supporting Students with LDs in a Comprehensive Math Program

This video provides viewers with the opportunity to explore how the York Region District School Board created a comprehensive math program to support and enhance the math outcomes for all students, including students with LDs that includes the environment, the learner and the learning experience.

By |July 30th, 2018|Categories: Math|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

VIDEO: Supporting Struggling Readers: How School Leaders Contribute to Effective Reading Programs

This video provides viewers with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the key role school administrators play in determining effective reading programs for students with LDs in the area of reading.

By |July 30th, 2018|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How should I organize my classroom library to make it accessible to all students?

Why have a classroom library? Research has shown that classroom libraries improve both the reading skills and motivation of students to read (Allington, 2012; National Council of Teachers of English, 2017; Neuman, 2016). Classroom libraries provide easy access to books and the classroom library may be the main source of reading materials for children from [...]

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , |0 Comments