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Meeting the Needs of Learners Through Guided Reading, Grades 1-3

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Facilitator(s): Paddy Zadunayski
Date:August 21, 2018
Time:9:00 am – 3:30 pm
$50.00 (CAD)
(includes lunch, which is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment)
Location: Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Course code: 18-LI-301

Target Audience

Grades 1-3 Literacy Teachers, Literacy Instructional Coaches

About this learning opportunity

Guided reading is the heart of reading instruction in primary classrooms. It is a key strategy in meeting the needs of all students and ensuring their growth as learners.

This session will focus on the basics of small group reading instruction and on planning effective guided reading lessons. Topics will include an exploration of how these instructional practices work in unison with other essential strategies: moving students from support to independence. Classroom organization and management structures including utilizing readers’ workshop will also be discussed.

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

About the facilitator(s)

Paddy Zadunayski is the Coordinator of Literacy for Pembina Hills Public Schools. She is responsible for providing professional development opportunities, as well as, instructional coaching for both teaching and support staff.

Paddy’s classroom experience spans from grades one to nine. She has also worked as a reading intervention teacher and as a school based administrator.

Paddy holds a B.Ed and an M.Ed in Elementary Education. Her masters’ studies focused on Early Literacy Development, with a specialization in reading assessment and support.

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