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Wednesday, February 08

Shape, Space, and Spatial Reasoning in Primary Classrooms

In this webinar, participants will be learning to use spatial reasoning as a frame or lens for instruction. We will learn about various related concepts like perspective taking, shape decomposition, using dynamic mapping software, and “coding with the body” as a precursor to computer coding. Please visit OTF Connects for additional information and registration.

Thursday, February 09

Reading, Part 1 AQ (York-Harry J. Clarke Public School) (blended)

The Expert Panel Reports on Early Reading have highlighted the importance of literacy. This course will assist you in the development of a balanced literacy program to ensure that children learn to read and read to learn. You will develop a repertoire of practical strategies to enhance balanced literacy, reading effectiveness, and study the development …

Reading, Part 2 AQ (York-Harry J. Clarke Public School) (blended)

In this program, you will examine the work of the literacy teacher in terms of both program and instructional practices and the opportunities and challenges faced by teachers in improving literacy. Building upon the foundations you established in Part 1, you will examine the research, enhance your capacity to build a balanced literacy program; receive …

Reading, Part 3 Specialist AQ (York-Harry J. Clarke Public School) (blended)

In this course, you will focus on the skills and knowledge that prepare specialists for leadership. You will examine the possible role of the Lead Teacher in implementing the Expert Panel Reports Reading and the Technical Guides. As a leader at the divisional, school and district level you will explore: knowledge of current research and …

Special Education, Part 1 AQ (York-Harry J. Clarke Public School) (blended)

The Additional Qualification Course: Special Education Part I employs a critical, pedagogical lens to explore in a holistic and integrated manner theoretical foundations, development of learners, program planning and implementation, instructional practices, assessment and evaluation, the learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning across the divisions. Critical to the implementation of this …