Learning Opportunity

Introduction to Bug Club Morphology: Empowering Readers and Writers Through Vocabulary, Spelling and word Structure

Facilitator: Karen Filewych
Date:September 26, 2023
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-NC-080
Focus: Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy English Language Arts, Literacy and Literature

Target Audience

Grades 3-6 Teachers

Also Recommended For

Literacy Leaders/Consultants

About this Learning Opportunity

The Alberta ELAL Curriculum has an explicit focus on morphology.  Are you wondering what it is and how to teach it?  In this session, Karen Filewych will provide a foundational understanding of morphology and the many benefits of teaching it to students.  She will also walk through the new Pearson resource:  Bug Club Morphology to demonstrate how it can support your teaching in this area.

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

About the Facilitator

Karen Filewych

Karen Filewych has twenty-five years of educational experience as an elementary teacher, school administrator, and language arts consultant.  In 2007, she completed her Master of Education degree in the area of literacy. Karen's first book - How Do I Get Them to Write? - was published by Pembroke Publishers in May of 2017. Her second book - Freewriting with... Read more »