A New Look at How Sound Walls Support Learning in the New ELAL Curriculum (2 part series)

Registration closes:
Oct 03, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Webinar will be recorded
Facilitator: Kelly Gibbs

This is a multi-day event.

Day 1Oct 03, 2022 (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm MDT)
Day 2Oct 17, 2022 (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm MDT)
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-NC-047
Focus: English Language Arts Literacy New Curriculum

Target Audience

Teachers K-6, Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches, Inclusive Learning Teachers, District Leaders/Consultants, Educational/Instructional, Assistants Specialists who work directly with students, Para-educators and teams who serve children and youth

About this Learning Opportunity

A new look at Sound Walls? Yes, please! These revamped sessions on Sound Walls support the new ELAL Curriculum and continue to support all learners. This is an effective instructional tool that focuses on both decoding AND encoding though phonological awareness. Let’s discuss the use of a SOUND WALL in your classroom and begin to build a Sound Wall to use in your classroom.

Pleasse note the session recording and handouts will be sent to registered participants after each session date.

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

About the Facilitator

Kelly has spent her educational career supporting students with a variety of needs and supporting staff building instructional strategies. She wanted to know more about how students learn and why they had difficulty learning...so back to school she went! As a teacher and a Reading Specialist, Kelly holds a Masters degree from the University of Alberta in the area of language and literacy development and specialized assessment. She built her knowledge of UDL through her work at the University of Manitoba. Her work as a Consultant supported teachers in building inclusive practice in all divisions. She has in-depth experience doing professional development, with a focus on instructional strategies and implementation of such strategies. She has taught pre-service teachers at the University of Alberta for the past year. Kelly's joy has been found in supporting staff in the use of research-based strategies that make teaching and learning intentional and meaningful.