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Data-Informed Systems: Screeners and Diagnostics and Progress Monitoring… Oh My!

The effective use of assessment data should inform instructional decisions at the classroom level and provide insight into the health of a system. Prompted by recommendations from the OHRC’s Right to Read Inquiry Report, Ontario schools are beginning to implement universal screening measures. For this data to be useful, teachers and leaders need an understanding of how the various assessments fit into an outcomes-based model to inform evidence-based reading instruction.  This session will answer questions about which assessments to use, when, and with whom to guide instructional and system-level decision-making.

Dr. Andrea Fraser is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Education at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, NS. Her research interests include reading acquisition and development, reader identity, pre-service and in-service teacher knowledge and beliefs, and literacy pedagogy. These interests stem from over 20 years of experience in K-12 education as a classroom teacher and reading interventionist and from her support of system changes as a literacy consultant and coordinator. Andrea holds both a PhD and MEd in Curriculum and Instruction, a post-degree certificate in Special Education, and a Bachelor of Education. She has completed her classroom educator Orton-Gillingham training and is a certified Structured Literacy Classroom Teacher through the International Dyslexia Association’s Center for Effective Reading Instruction.

Unlocking Learning Magic: Tools, Tips & Tricks to Energize your Teaching!

Are you looking for a treasure trove of fresh ideas and practical strategies to invigorate your teaching? Join Martha to learn how to create toolboxes filled with anchor charts & props that reinforce key concepts. Learn how to streamline explanations for more impact. Experience the power of play by turning mundane activities into games that make learning irresistible. Learn how simple tweaks in our teaching can make decoding, spelling, writing and comprehension more effective.

La lecture à voix haute : une pratique gagnante!

Dois-je arrêter d’utiliser des livres imagés dans un modèle d’enseignement explicite et structuré des connaissances et habiletés fondamentales en lecture? Quelle est la place de l’album jeunesse dans un bloc de littératie structuré? Comment insuffler l’amour de la lecture tout en guidant les élèves vers l’apprentissage systématique du code? La lecture aux élèves est-elle aussi gagnante chez les plus vieux? Cet atelier se penchera sur ces questions en présentant ce qui peut être mis en place pour nourrir les lecteurs, jeunes et moins jeunes, à développer des habiletés qui alimentent la compréhension du langage, et, par conséquent, la fluidité et la compréhension en lecture. À quoi sert la lecture aux élèves? Quelles habiletés y sont travaillées? Comment faire? Comment recueillir des preuves d’apprentissage? Voici les thèmes de cet atelier qui vous proposera à la fois des idées concrètes d’activités ainsi que de nombreuses ressources!

Fueling the Flame: Leading Within Your Sphere of Influence

Join ONlit team members Melissa Monette-Smith and Ayesatta Conteh as they uncover ways educators can be changemakers in their buildings. During this practical and relevant session, they will share their experiences and insights as they unpack a literacy toolkit designed to help educators in all roles lead the change.

L’enseignement explicite et systématique de la morphologie aux cycles primaire et moyen : le quoi, le pourquoi et le comment

Dans la mise en œuvre du nouveau programme-cadre de français, la morphologie occupe une place importante. Votre participation à cet atelier vous offrira :

·       La définition de la morphologie et son importance dans l’acquisition de la lecture, de l’orthographe et de la compréhension·       Les bases grecques et latines, ainsi que les affixes les plus communs en français et leurs significations·       Quelques recherches qui révèlent l’impact de l’enseignement de la morphologie sur la lecture et l’orthographeL’enseignement de la morphologie :·       Échantillons de planification·       Exemples d’enseignement explicite de notions morphologiques (cycles primaire et moyen)

FLS et le Droit de lire

Les élèves de l’Ontario méritent des approches cohérentes et normalisées et un accès universel au même niveau et à la même qualité de services et de soutien, quel que soit l’école ou le conseil scolaire qu’ils fréquentent et que la langue d’enseignement soit l’anglais ou le français. (adapté: Le droit de lire, Sommaire, CODP, 2022) Une approche de littératie structurée est importante pour tous les élèves, y compris ceux des programmes d’immersion française. Rejoignez Angeline et Jordan pour explorer la littératie structurée dans le contexte de l’immersion française de l’évaluation à l’enseignement et pour apprendre à soutenir chaque apprenant dans son parcours de lecture.

Integrated and Accelerated Language and Literacy Instruction for English Learners

Students who are learning to read must become aware of the smallest segmented parts of spoken words (phonemes) that are represented by graphemes (letters and combinations of letters) in written words,” (IDA, 2022) and as such, teachers have the responsibility to deliver evidence-based instruction that facilitates students’ acquisition of these early literacy skills. Now consider the additional layer of educating a rapidly rising English learner population. To support the acquisition of both language and literacy, specialized teacher knowledge is required. This session explores research from two seminal literacy reports to support an integrated approach to phonemic awareness, phonics, and handwriting instruction, and the importance of capitalizing on two key adjustments—oral language proficiency and cross-language transfers – to advance second language and literacy acquisition among ELs.

Explicit Literacy Instruction for Older Students

This professional workshop focuses on maximizing the effectiveness of explicit literacy skill instruction for older students, including those with exceptionalities. The case study of SpellRead program implementation in a Nova Scotia Regional Centre for Education context will be used to provide real actionable takeaways for classroom set-up and routines. Additionally, the often-overlooked topic of behavior management will be addressed.

The Culture View of Reading: Science of Reading Models & Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

The Science of Reading (SoR) has been an important movement in ensuring the ‘Right to Read’ for all students. An essential equity aspect in achieving this ‘Right’ is understanding and inclusion of student identity in the literacy learning process. Foundational SoR models will be critically examined through the lens of student identity. The ‘Culture View of Reading’ will be proposed and explained as a framework for incorporating student heritage and identity in the literacy process and how that then informs intentional instruction. Implications for teaching will be considered through Structured Literacy and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy.