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Friday, February 24 • 9:00am - 11:20am
What Every Educator Needs to Know About Teaching Reading

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What is the "Science of Reading," and how does it align with our new ELAL curriculum? This informative and interactive presentation will delve into this hot topic by highlighting research and resources to teach phonological awareness, phonics and fluency outcomes in our new ELAL curriculum. Teachers will leave with practical, evidence-based routines to develop the foundational decoding skills that every student needs to be a successful reader!


Sherri Jansen

Literacy Coordinator, Red Deer Public Schools
Sherri Jansen has 30 years of experience teaching from Kindergarten to grade 12. Currently, she is the literacy coordinator for Red Deer Public Schools and an instructor for preservice teachers in the School of Education at Red Deer Polytechnic.
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Christine Squire

Six years ago, Christine became very passionate about learning about the Science of Reading, how the brain learns to read, and dyslexia when her nephew was diagnosed with dyslexia. Since his diagnosis, it has been Christine's passion to help all students learn to read. Literacy-specific... Read More →

Friday February 24, 2023 9:00am - 11:20am MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-811
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