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Multilingual Contexts: Screening, Assessment and Intervention Activities for Children with Speech Difficulties

Educators should consider the language skills in all of the languages spoken by the child to properly identify Speech Sound Disorders

By |September 16th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Multilingual Contexts: Screening, Assessment and Intervention Activities for Children with Speech Difficulties
  • 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

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

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
  • prosody

Using Prosody to Perfect Reading Proficiency

Prosody is characterized by the following: pace and flow (that we bring together here under the concept of speed), emphasis, volume, pauses, and intonation (Lafontaine & Dumais, 2014). These are elements that all bring a certain musicality to a text that is read.

By |May 10th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Using Prosody to Perfect Reading Proficiency
  • phonics instruction

The Dos and Don’ts of Phonics Instruction

This article, adapted from Wiley Blevins (2021), discusses the characteristics of strong phonics instruction and common causes of phonics instructional failure

By |January 17th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Dos and Don’ts of Phonics Instruction
  • decodable books

Learning to Read and Write Using Decodable Texts

This article will help you understand the role that decodable texts play in developing early reading and encoding skills for students.

By |January 10th, 2023|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Learning to Read and Write Using Decodable Texts

The Individual Education Plan: How to Support Parent Involvement for a Bigger Impact

The development of an IEP is an essential process in the continuous progress of students with special education needs. It is important to involve, include and support parents throughout this process in order to ensure that they understand it and are comfortable with the support provided by educators.

By |September 9th, 2022|Categories: IEPs|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Individual Education Plan: How to Support Parent Involvement for a Bigger Impact
  • creating inclusive classrooms

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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