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An Administrator Reflects on The Science of Reading and the Right to Read Inquiry Report

Our programming of years past was not enough to reach the unique learning needs of all students, which had a lasting impact on their learning throughout their educational journey.  

By |June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Literacy, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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A New Teacher Reflects on The Science of Reading and the Right to Read Inquiry Report

All teachers, no matter what stage of their career they are at, should feel confident teaching students through research and evidence-based practices.  

By |June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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Primary Teachers Reflect on The Science of Reading and the Right to Read Inquiry Report

The progress of students was slow at first, but now we see that our students have developed the tools they need to become independent decoders and readers.

By |June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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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: , , |0 Comments
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What are the first steps a teacher should take when they notice a student is having behavioural problems?

Mariem Farag, Special Education Specialist, provides some questions to ask yourself early on when interacting with students who are being labelled as having behavioural problems, to guide your interventions.

By |September 24th, 2021|Categories: Behaviour|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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Should educators prioritize student learning loss or mental health in September?

As we approach a third school year affected by this pandemic, the challenges for those working in schools are very different. And in many ways, the goals won’t be clear until after school begins in September.

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What influences the effectiveness of Assistive Technology for students with LDs?

Research indicates that a number of conditions must be met in order to maximize the effectiveness of assistive technology, three of which are in this article.

By |August 18th, 2021|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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What are some simple ways I can work phonemic awareness into my reading instruction?

Phonemic awareness is not only one of the strongest predictors of reading and writing success, but it is also fun to teach. Here are a few ways that educators can work it into kindergarten and primary classrooms.

By |July 21st, 2021|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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How can mental imagery be used to teach spelling to students with LDs?

Mental imagery, or the ability to create a visual representation in your mind, can be used to support visual reading processes in ways that can benefit students who struggle with reading and writing due to their LDs. Creating mental imagery of a word is a strategy that can be used in the classroom to support reading and writing instruction and remediation.

By |June 30th, 2021|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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How Can We Leverage Students’ Reading Skills to Reduce Difficulties in Solving Written Mathematical Problems?

It is now well-known that students’ reading skills have an important role in mathematics, in particular for solving word problems. One reading skill needed to understand and solve written mathematical problems is the ability to make inferences.

By |June 18th, 2021|Categories: Literacy, Math|Tags: , , , |0 Comments