Accelerating The Progress of Readers Experiencing Difficulties

This presentation will answer the question, "What is possible for students experiencing difficulties in reading?". It offers an in depth inquiry into the wide range of strategies Paul employs with reluctant and struggling readers.  This research based, interactive workshop is designed for Elementary/Middle School learning support and classroom teachers. Participants will develop an understanding of how restructuring and rethinking programming and teaching practices for struggling readers and writers can lead to accelerated reading gains for at-risk students. In an interactive manner, the presenter will model and describe how a daily short-term strategically based reading intervention can make a positive difference with vulnerable students. The ideas presented will be applicable to both learning support and regular classroom teachers. Plan to attend both sections to get the most out of this workshop.

Target Audience
Elementary (e.g. K-7)

Language of Instruction
English

Sponsoring PSA
Learning Assistance Teachers' Association (LATA)

Sessions



Presenters

Paul Pantaleo

Paul Panteleo is a Learning Support Teacher in SD61 Greater Victoria.

Paul Dailyde

Paul Dailyde is a teacher with SD61 Greater Victoria.

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