Learning Opportunity

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

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Webinar will be recorded
Facilitator: Kelly Gibbs

This is a multi-day event.

Day 1Nov 30, 2022 (3:45 pm to 5:15 pm MDT)
Day 2Dec 07, 2022 (3:45 pm to 4:15 pm MDT)
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-NC-235
Focus: Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy

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 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

Kelly Gibbs

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... Read more »