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Catching Children Before They Fail - The Right to Read Program (offered in French Language)

September 20, 2019

​May 4 & June 1st, 2020- The first Right to Read Program workshop entitled Catching Children before They Fail:  The Reading Readiness Screening Tool . 

 Part 1, Interventions is scheduled to be held in Grande Prairie, Alberta on Monday, May 4, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  This workshop will provide the teachers with:

  •         An overview of the need for universal reading readiness screening
  •         The background of the Reading Readiness Screening Tool (RRST)
  •         A review of the RRST subtests
  •         Administrative guidelines, and
  •         Interventions (Part 1)

Following this workshop, the teachers will receive a pass code to electronically download the Excel Class Summary Sheet and Activities for Teachers to Build Reading Readiness Skills – Part 1 from the Right to Read website.

The second workshop, RRST Follow-Up:  Assessment Informs Instruction is scheduled to be held in Grande Prairie, Alberta on Monday, June 1, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  The workshop will provide teachers with an opportunity to:

  •         Share their experiences since the first workshop
  •         Interpret results
  •         Talk and learn about considerations for programming
  •         Experience a variety of activities to develop foundational skills
  •         Learn about instructional strategies, and
  •         Explore student and teacher resources

Following the second workshop, Activities for Teachers to Build Reading Readiness Skills – Part 2 and Activities for Parents to Build Reading Readiness Skills along with suggestions for conducting a Parent Workshop can be downloaded from the Right to Read website.

 

Note:  All components are in the French language, except those for parents.

Register by clicking here: https://www.nrlc.net/program/4521

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