Primary (K-3)

Upcoming Webinar: Evidence-based Early Literacy Practices to Support Every Learner

This webinar will discuss the essential components of Early Literacy Instruction: oral language, vocabulary, phoneme awareness, and alphabetic knowledge.

By |May 9th, 2022|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Evidence-Based Assessment in the Science of Reading

Rigorous, systematic, and explicit instruction of reading must go hand-in-hand with a comprehensive reading assessment system to allow educators to adjust instruction to meet the specific needs of students.

By |March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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The Science of Reading Part 2: Developing Reading Skills

In this episode, Stacey Rickman explains the importance of targeted practice, scope and sequence, regular assessment and how these can be used to move educators from the current reactive intervention approach to literacy instruction to a model of prevention, where all students are taught the skills that result in proficient reading.

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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Using the “Road to Reading Infographic” to Guide Assessment of and Intervention for Foundational Literacy Skills

The Road to Reading infographic was designed to provide an easy-to-follow visual overview of the developmental sequence in which foundational literacy skills are acquired in students.

By |February 28th, 2022|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments
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The Science of Reading Part 1: The Five Pillars

In this episode, Stacey and Lawrence discuss the current state of literacy instruction in Ontario and Stacey introduces the five pillars of reading, the core skills necessary to become a skilled reader, that have emerged from decades of research. 

By |February 28th, 2022|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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Webinar Recording: The Road to Reading – Strategies for Literacy Assessment and Intervention

Using evidence-based assessment and instructional strategies, this webinar will guide educators in the use of curriculum-based measures to quickly and effectively assess the development of key foundational literacy skills in their students.

By |February 10th, 2022|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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.

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Calming Measures in the Classroom: Support or Distraction?

Calming measures are methods used by students to regulate their emotions and their engagement in tasks but could they be more distraction than support?

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.

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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