PD Resources

Literacy / English Language Arts

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Webinar

This webinar will explore strategies that are research-proven for increasing reading and writing achievement.

External Resource

This website provides information and resources for grade 1 - 6 teachers in Alberta who want to learn more about literacy instruction for students with significant disabilities and modesl what an online community of practice for teachers could look like.

Webinar

This webinar explores research-based strategies for increasing reading and writing achievement.

Webinar

This session is focused on how the differentiation strategies used to address the diverse learning needs within your classroom can be applied to create engaging, interactive lessons and activities with Notebook software to develop literacy and deepen language arts learning.

Video
Promising Practices Provincial Symposium 2012

Videos from this symposium provide an opportunity to hear leading academics in neuroscience and education alongside professionals in early learning. A panel of experts connected research and promising practices from across Alberta to demonstrate a diverse range of possibilities for inclusive practices to enhance learning of all children. 

* Conversation guide available
Webinar

This three-webinar series, focused on Early Literacy, covers creating Notebook lessons that address higher order thinking skills, critical thinking skills and assessment for learning.

* Conversation guide available
Webinar
Session 3 of 3: Using Google Earth in Language Arts and Social Studies

Building on lessons learned in Session 1, Using Google Earth in the Inclusive, UDL Classroom, you will engage in specific activities for using Google Earth in language arts and social studies, both as a full-class instructional tool as well as a learning tool for each student in a laptop or computer lab environment.

* Conversation guide available

This resource is intended to support schools and district leaders in Social Studies and provide access to processes and strategies that will facilitate ongoing conversations and learning opportunities focused on using children’s literature in Social Studies.

Video

In this video, an experienced high school teacher is reflecting about how inquiry in Social Studies has impacted his teaching practice.

* Conversation guide available

These materials have the potential to support district/school leaders with the structure and scaffolding necessary to create and implement LITERACY AUDITS that will lead to the development of 3-5 year LITERACY ACTION PLANS.

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