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Phonological Awareness and Reading Fluency

Started Apr 12, 2016 0 Replies

We wanted to share the learning that is occurring with our project thus far. We have been using explicit instruction in order to address the categories on the Quick Phonological Awareness Test. We…Continue

 

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Phonological Awareness and Reading Fluency RESULTS!

We have been working hard on using our best practices and resources as outlines in our TLLP project. Check out our results from September - February - June! Our students and our methods of teaching them phonological awareness have come so far.See More
Jun 28, 2016
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Phonological Awareness and Reading Fluency

We wanted to share the learning that is occurring with our project thus far. We have been using explicit instruction in order to address the categories on the Quick Phonological Awareness Test. We have purchased resources, assessed our students, and created guided groupings in order to provide systematic phonics instruction. The project is occurring primarily in kindergarten classrooms, but is also extending into grades one and two as an intervention tool. What we really wanted everyone to see…See More
Apr 12, 2016
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iPad in FDK

Sharing best practices using technology in FDK, great Apps, managment ideas, tips and tricks and learning curves in our TLLP project.See More
Apr 28, 2015
Melissa Burns added a discussion to the group Creating Meaningful and Inspiring Spaces for Young Learners in Play/Inquiry based Kindergarten Classrooms
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Creating a Physical and Social Envrionment

Our TLLP focuses on creating an ideal physical and social learning environment in and inquiry based kindergarten. We want our environment to be responsive to the interests and needs of our students as well as allow them to make their thinking visible in order to increase engagement and motivation. When we met to share our learning with other kindergarten teachers in our board (there were 8 of us), we brainstormed things that we would like to see in our kindergarten classes. Here is what we came…See More
Apr 21, 2015
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iPads in Kindergarten

We have been working hard using our iPads in kindergarten. We are finding that they are a great for assessment as they allow students to explain their thinking quickly and easily (we are using Explain Everything). We can then look at what they are learning and use this information as a diagnostic, formative, or summative assessment tool.We found we were just starting, we had no idea who's thinking was recorded on each iPad at the end of the day. We set up a tracking system where students could…See More
Apr 21, 2015
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Ipads in the Classroom

A place where we can share best practices for ipads in the classroom.App suggestions, management tips, troubleshooting etc.See More
Mar 23, 2015
Jim Strachan left a comment for Melissa Burns
"Welcome Melissa -- looking forward to learning with you here! All the best, Jim"
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Phonological Awareness and Reading Fluency RESULTS!

Posted on June 28, 2016 at 1:31pm 0 Comments

We have been working hard on using our best practices and resources as outlines in our TLLP project. Check out our results from September - February - June! Our students and our methods of teaching them phonological awareness have come so far.…

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At 4:19pm on September 23, 2014, Jim Strachan said…

Welcome Melissa -- looking forward to learning with you here!

All the best,

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Conference Recommendations Please!

Started by Alison MacPherson. Last reply by Alison MacPherson Sep 12, 2016. 2 Replies

Hello,My colleagues and I in secondary math and science are looking for a conference to attend that will help us learn more about interdisciplinary teaching/learning, project-based learning, co-teaching/co-planning to name a few.  Our TLLP project…Continue

Tags: Professional, Development, Conferences, Science, Math

Secondment Opportunities - Aga Khan Academy

Started by Jim Strachan Jun 21, 2016. 0 Replies

This exciting new opportunity to teach abroad is part of a unique secondment program being offered jointly by the Ontario Ministry of Education and the Aga Khan Academies network of schools.Attached is an overview of the positions and application…Continue

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