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LEARNING MODULE: Supporting Early Literacy in Alignment with the Right to Read Report

This module is intended to provide an introductory overview of the components of reading instruction in the primary years, and how to tailor instruction to meet the needs of struggling readers, some of whom may have learning disabilities (LDs). The module will present the various ways that LDs can affect reading development, and will provide guidance for educators in developing a balanced reading program that supports the needs of all learners while maintaining their motivation to read.

By |August 31st, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on LEARNING MODULE: Supporting Early Literacy in Alignment with the Right to Read Report
  • Making the change to evidence-based literacy instruction

Making the Change to Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction: A guide for system leaders selecting and implementing reading programs

The Making the Change to Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction guide highlights the steps these Ontario school boards have taken to make the change from balanced literacy to evidence-based literacy instruction.

By |August 31st, 2023|Categories: Assessment & Evaluations, Educator Supports, Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Making the Change to Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction: A guide for system leaders selecting and implementing reading programs

VIDEO: Lessons from Tier 3 – Supporting our highest need readers.

LD@school visited the Amethyst Demonstration School in London, Ontario, to learn how their team successfully supports tier three students on their reading journey and how these supports can be used in any classroom for all students in Ontario. 

By |August 30th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on VIDEO: Lessons from Tier 3 – Supporting our highest need readers.

Shifting from Word Walls to Sound Walls: Promoting Early Phoneme-Grapheme and Speech Sound Development

Shifting from using a word wall to a sound wall is a small change could make a big impact on students' abilities to learn how to read.

By |August 30th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shifting from Word Walls to Sound Walls: Promoting Early Phoneme-Grapheme and Speech Sound Development
  • consonant sound wall

Creating and Using Sound Walls

Sound walls are visual tools pairing phonological and orthographic information to reinforce students’ speech-to-print connections.

By |August 29th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Creating and Using Sound Walls
  • parent reading guide

Parent Reading Guide: What parents need to know about reading skills and struggling readers

The parent reading guide was created to help improve the understanding of the Science of Reading among educators and concerned parents.

By |August 27th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Parent Reading Guide: What parents need to know about reading skills and struggling readers

VIDEO: Reading Interventions – Taking a school-wide approach

LD@school visited All Saints Catholic Elementary School in Toronto to highlight a reading program that empowers the staff, volunteers, parents, and students.

By |August 24th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on VIDEO: Reading Interventions – Taking a school-wide approach
  • orthographic mapping

An Introduction to Orthographic Mapping

Orthographic mapping is the cognitive process by which children learn to read words by sight, spell words from memory, and learn new word meanings from print.

By |August 10th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on An Introduction to Orthographic Mapping

What’s in a name? – Everything! A reflection on the Three-Cueing System

The three-cueing approach to reading encourages students to guess words based on context or prior knowledge rather than building their decoding skills.

By |August 2nd, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What’s in a name? – Everything! A reflection on the Three-Cueing System

Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities in French as a Second Language Programs

Changing attitudes and a shift in teacher training are necessary to meet the growing diversity of student learning needs in FSL programs.

By |July 17th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities in French as a Second Language Programs
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