Thanks for the Feedback
by Deb McCallum This year I have been diving deeper into learning more about cognitive biases, and our blind spots. My doctorate course with Dr. Katz last winter was very insightful into helping me to understand how our biases can impact our work. When I think about my own influence in education, I think about…
Launching the new Learning Forward Ontario Literacy Network
Learning Forward Ontario proudly presents a new four-part event series that will lead to a new Ontario Literacy Network! Our first 2 events feature @KathleenGLundy & @JennyKayDupuis First session: Join us virtually on Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 at 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST we launch a four-part Literacy Network Series. Our first guest speaker,…
Making Read-Alouds Purposeful – Canadian School Libraries Journal
Making Read-Alouds Purposeful – Canadian School Libraries Journal — Read on journal.canadianschoollibraries.ca/making-read-alouds-purposeful/ https://journal.canadianschoollibraries.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/McCallumFeature.png
Reading, Disability & Blackness
After listening to Thomas Reid and his must-listen-to podcast “Reid My Mind Radio” I find myself thinking deeper about blackness and reading, disability and reading, and of course, the intersectionality of blackness and disability.
Special Education and Disability
The problem of disability.
Brain Words Book Club: How the Science of Reading Informs Teaching
“When we speak of building a dictionary in each child’s brain, we are referring to building a bank of syllables and words within each child – that includes information on pronunciation, meaning, and critically, spelling. These stored patterns and words referred to by scientists as lexical representations, we refer to here as brain words” p…
Assessment Literacy – via Lyn Sharratt