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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
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Webinar Recording: Setting the Direction for the Right to Read

This webinar will help you understand the scope of the Right to Read recommendations and support schools and classrooms through the changes

By |June 1st, 2023|Categories: Educator Supports, Literacy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Webinar Recording: Setting the Direction for the Right to Read
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Webinar Recording – Destreaming & LDs: Why and how to include ALL your students

Academic streaming has led to the disproportionate representation of students from historically and currently marginalized groups in lowerstream programming, leading to poorer outcomes. When streaming is removed students of varying abilities will be in the same class, so differentiation is key.

By |April 25th, 2023|Categories: Educator Supports, Literacy, Math|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Webinar Recording – Destreaming & LDs: Why and how to include ALL your students

Using Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Co-Teaching to Better Respond to Learner Diversity

Co-teaching is recommended to better serve diverse groups of students, including those with special needs. This collaborative work enables informed decision-making regarding each of the components of MTSS.

By |September 12th, 2022|Categories: Educator Supports|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Using Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Co-Teaching to Better Respond to Learner Diversity
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Creating Inclusive Classrooms

Creating inclusive classrooms can be hard work. It takes commitment to the guidelines of inclusion and a willingness to critically examine our beliefs, assumptions, and practices.

By |August 30th, 2022|Categories: Educator Supports, Mental Health & Well-Being|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Creating Inclusive Classrooms
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Fostering Student Self-Advocacy for Students with Diverse Learning Needs in Online Learning

By: Adrianna Arsenault & Dr. Jess Whitley Creating a safe, inclusive and caring learning community is an important part of addressing students’ diverse needs. In an inclusive classroom, all students feel welcome and valued, see themselves in their environment, and have their learning needs met. However, online learning presents unique opportunities and challenges for teachers [...]

By |July 8th, 2022|Categories: Educator Supports, Self-Advocacy, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fostering Student Self-Advocacy for Students with Diverse Learning Needs in Online Learning
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How can educators support students with LDs while hybrid learning?

Although the hybrid model can make aspects of learning difficult for students with LDs there are ways to ensure students are consistently supported and accommodated during online and in-person learning. 

By |February 4th, 2022|Categories: Educator Supports, Technology|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How can educators support students with LDs while hybrid learning?

Staying Connected to Students with LDs while Learning Remotely: Testimonials and concrete examples

Stephanie Dionne has collected advice from teachers on how educators can stay connected with students who have learning disabilities (LDs) while learning remotely.

By |December 7th, 2021|Categories: Educator Supports, Mental Health & Well-Being, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Staying Connected to Students with LDs while Learning Remotely: Testimonials and concrete examples

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

The LD@school team has developed a toolkit for educators to use during Learning Disabilities Awareness Month (#LDmonth) to help spread awareness in your school and classroom. You may choose to use one or all of the resources, share with your colleagues, students, parents or your community.

By |October 1st, 2021|Categories: Educator Supports|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
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LEARNING MODULE: Secondary School Part 2: Teaching Techniques and Student Skills

This module is intended to provide educators across all subjects with the necessary teaching tools to support their students with LDs to gain the skills and knowledge required for success in secondary school, and beyond.

By |August 31st, 2021|Categories: Behaviour, Educator Supports, Literacy, Math, Technology|Tags: , , |Comments Off on LEARNING MODULE: Secondary School Part 2: Teaching Techniques and Student Skills
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