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Webinar Recording: SORing After Primary – Morphing into Meaning

Join us as we dive deeper into instruction that supports reading fluency and comprehension after primary (Grades 4-12+), using evidence-based practices and strategies rooted in the Science of Reading.

By |November 13th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Webinar Recording: SORing After Primary – Morphing into Meaning

Using Sound Walls to Support Spelling Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities

A sound wall is a visual scaffold to help students solidify their knowledge of phoneme-grapheme correspondences and improve spelling skills.

By |October 19th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Using Sound Walls to Support Spelling Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities

Webinar Recording: Literacy Throughout the Day

This webinar aims to help educators put the recommendations made in the Right to Read report into practice every day in their classroom.

By |September 20th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Webinar Recording: Literacy Throughout the Day
  • play-based math

Intervention with Students in Mathematics: The pedagogical potential of play

Play-based math tasks can actively engage students in complex tasks, take risks, and make errors without their self-esteem being affected.

By |September 2nd, 2023|Categories: Math|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Intervention with Students in Mathematics: The pedagogical potential of play
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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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