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Employers: Embracing Discomfort

Online Meeting

For an organization to maintain an inclusive environment, every individual has to embrace something we’ve traditionally been taught to avoid at all costs: discomfort. Capitalism and archaic social norms have taught us to value conformity, and to encourage polite, non-confrontational, and traditional behaviour. While this behaviour makes sense given the professionalism the corporate world calls […]

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Caregiver Self-Care and Co-Regulating with Your Child

Online Meeting

EXPERTS:  Tashia Christie, BA Psychology & Kelvin Ganpatt, BA Psychology, Rocky View School Division & MHCB Stepping Stones to Mental Health This session stresses the importance of self-care for caregivers and how to recognize and prevent burnout and compassion fatigue.  The presenters will also cover how to help children to practice self-care and regulate emotions. […]

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Workplace Accessibility

Online Meeting

Gain the skills and tools needed to address and manage accommodation concerns in the workplace. This workshop will prepare employers to appropriately handle issues relating to gender, sexuality, religion, disability, race, and other critical axes of identity. Attendees will leave with an in-depth understanding of governing legal principles, best practices, and common pitfalls that may […]

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Pathways to Structured Literacy Course

Online Meeting

Registration opens Jan. 4, 2023 Pathways to Structured Literacy is an Orton-Gillingham-based professional development experience focusing on diagnostic and prescriptive literacy instruction. Participants will learn components of a complete Structured Literacy lesson. This IDA-Accredited online offering is perfect for educators who have completed Pathways to Proficient Reading and are interested in enhancing their practice in an […]

950US$

The Science of Reading

Online Meeting

How the Brain Learns to Read and What It Means for Classroom Instruction

EXPERT: Denise Eide

This presentation will help you bridge the gap between the Science of Reading and practice. Together, we will translate the Science of Reading into practical ideas that you can implement in your classroom the next day.

CAD$10

Supporting High School Completion for Vulnerable Youth

Online Meeting

EXPERT: Krystal Abrahamowicz For many High School students, the path to successful graduation is not a linear one. The Supporting High School Completion: A Tool Kit for Success resource is a support designed for schools working with students at risk of not completing High School. With tools and processes to support your work, the Tool Kit centers […]

15CAD$

Foundations of the Science of Reading

Online Meeting

The Science of Reading embodies over 40 years of research findings from multiple fields of study that shine a light on key fundamental principles of reading instruction. At The Reading League, we ground all of our professional development in three “anchors” that have emerged from this research. You may recognize the Simple View of Reading […]

200US$

Pathways to Proficient Writing

Online Meeting

Registration starts Jan 11, 2023 Course Includes: Online Orientation and optional Pre- and Post-Course Knowledge Inventory 10-Section Pathways to Proficient Writing Course (See Detailed Syllabus) 4 Virtual Community of Practice Sessions with an AIM facilitator Pacing Guide/Schedule for Course Work Course time - approximately 20 hours 12 Months Access to the AIM Pathways platform so materials can be reviewed, […]

750US$

Phonological Awareness: What, Why, and How?

Online Meeting

This Knowledge Block will help untangle a bunch of “ph” terms associated with the Science of Reading and clarify the role of phonological awareness in skilled reading. Participants will learn how to assess phonological awareness, and learn planning strategies and instructional approaches that can be used to teach phonological awareness in face-to-face and virtual settings. […]

200US$

Exploring the Book: “Shifting the Balance”

Online Meeting

EXPERTS: Cathy Coers & Kim Tackaberry 5 part-series starting Jan. 19, 2023 Jan Burkins and Kari Yates, Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom is a book that has come forth through deeper inspection of how best to teach students to read. It focuses on utilizing current research, […]

30CAD$

Building Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Reading Success

Online Meeting

EXPERT:  Dr. Stephanie Stollar This workshop will provide an introduction to multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) as the framework for implementing the science of reading in elementary schools. A clear description of MTSS will be contrasted with the current service delivery models it is designed to replace. Participants will have an opportunity to reflect on […]

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Why is Reading Comprehension so Difficult?

Online Meeting

Why is Reading Comprehension So Difficult to Comprehend? We look forward to our 11th annual Research to Practice Symposium which will examine the complexity of reading comprehension and provide educators insights for classroom practice. Nancy Hennessy, whose book, The Reading Comprehension Blueprint: Helping Students Make Meaning from Text, provides readers with a deeper understanding of reading comprehension […]

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