Learning Opportunity

Revisiting Read Best Practice in Reading

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Irene Heffel
Date:March 11, 2022
Time:8:30 am to 9:30 am MTN
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 22-DD-FMP-IH-240
Focus: English Language Arts, Literacy and Literature Mathematics and Numeracy

About this Learning Opportunity

The use of the reading process has tremendous benefits for literacy learning. Reading texts – both fiction and non-fiction – is the most critical activity for building the knowledge necessary for successful reading. Participants will review best practice in reading instruction and reflect on their own practices. You will add new ideas to this important process.

All learning opportunities with the ERLC regional team will focus on the Alberta Education and district priority areas.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

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

About the Facilitator

Irene Heffel is a literacy consultant and educator with over 35 years of experience at all levels. She has worked with both elementary and secondary teachers to implement best practices in curriculum, assessment and Backward Design.