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Foundations in Reading Remediation Workshop – Day 3

This workshop is designed for teachers and others who support students with reading. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with foundational skills to support students who have reading difficulties. Practical strategies will be demonstrated for use in either classroom or one to one teaching environments. Topics covered will include: Acquisition of reading skills among typically developing students...

Foundations in Reading Remediation Workshop – Day 4

This workshop is designed for teachers and others who support students with reading. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with foundational skills to support students who have reading difficulties. Practical strategies will be demonstrated for use in either classroom or one to one teaching environments. Topics covered will include: Acquisition of reading skills among typically developing students...

Strategies for Teaching Writing – Summer Workshop-Day 1

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This workshop is designed for teachers and others who support students with writing. Its goals are to provide participants with practical strategies for use in either classroom or one to one teaching environments to: Engender enthusiasm about writing Engage the most reluctant writer Enable students to write with confidence, finding their own writing style and voice Participants will be provided...

$350

Dealing with Challenging Student Behaviours

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This practical session will highlight strategies that can be employed to manage challenging student behaviours.  Information will be provided on how to analyze the possible reasons for difficult behaviours, and in how to construct a behaviour plan with a student that reinforces good behaviours and minimizes the impact of challenging action. The desired outcome is for students to be highly...

$40

Learning Disabilities: Critical Concepts

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This session will provide insight into the neurodevelopmental basis of learning disabilities, the different types of LDs, terminology, the criteria used to diagnosis LDs, and frequent co-existing conditions. This session is designed as a core class for Centre for Literacy Teachers, along with teachers, education assistants and other professionals in the community. The purpose of this session is to highlight...

$40

Using Testing to Inform Reading and Mathematics Remediation

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This session will provide an overview of how assessments can be used to create a profile of a learner and support the development of short, medium and long-term plans for remediation. The session will cover formal psychoeducational evaluations, speech-language reviews, executive function/attention reviews, and tools for continuing progress monitoring like the Feifer Assessment of Reading (FAR) and Feifer Assessment of...

$40

Foundations in Reading Remediation: Part 1

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The focus of this session will be on the use of evidence based multi–sensory strategies (hearing, seeing, and feeling) to build phonological and phonemic awareness to support a student to gain understanding of sound-symbol connections (the alphabetic principle). Secure understanding of phonological processes is a critical prerequisite for reading competency. Difficulty with phonological processes is the most common reason students...

$75

Summer Workshop: Strategies For Teaching Writing

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This workshop is designed for teachers and others practitioners who support students with writing. Its goals are to provide participants with practical strategies for use in either classroom or one-to-one teaching environments. This session will address topics such as: Engendering enthusiasm about writing Engaging the most reluctant writer Enabling students to write with confidence, finding their own writing style and voice Participants will...

$400

Summer Workshop: Foundations in Reading Remediation

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This workshop is designed for teachers and others practitioners who support students with reading. The workshop goal is to provide participants with foundational skills to support students who have reading difficulties. Practical strategies will be demonstrated for use in either classroom or one to one teaching environments. Topics covered will include: Acquisition of reading skills among typically developing students Identification of reasons why some...

$400