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Educational Assistants Supporting Shared and Guided Reading - Supporting Literacy Learning for Students with Significant Disabilities

Facilitator(s): Sandra Gluth
Date:October 05, 2017
Time:1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Course code: 18-IE-090

Target Audience

Educational Assistants and other Support Staff supporting students with significant cognitive disabilities

About this learning opportunity

This interactive learning opportunity will provide information and practical strategies to address the literacy learning and communication needs of students with significant cognitive disabilities. The emphasis will be on building understanding and skills to support emergent and early conventional readers, including explicit strategy instruction for shared and guided reading.

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Sandra Gluth is an educator with many years of experience working with students with diverse learning needs. Prior to joining Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium, Sandra was on secondment to Alberta Education as a Curriculum Manager in Inclusive Education. Sandra also worked as a learning technologies consultant with Edmonton Public Schools where she was able to combine her passion for teaching and learning with using technologies to support literacy learning and the success of all students, including those with diverse learning needs.