Guided reading is the heart of reading instruction in primary classrooms. It is a key strategy in meeting the needs of all students and ensuring their growth as learners.
This session will focus on the basics of small group reading instruction and on planning effective guided reading lessons. Topics will include an exploration of how these instructional practices work in unison with other essential strategies: moving students from support to independence. Classroom organization and management structures including utilizing readers’ workshop will also be discussed
Paddy Zadunayski’s classroom experience spans from grades one to nine and she has served as a school-based administrator. She holds a B.Ed and an M.Ed in Elementary Education. Her masters’ studies focused on Early Literacy Development, with a specialization in reading assessment and support.
Paddy was previously the Coordinator of Literacy for Pembina Hills Public Schools. In this role, her responsibilities included planning professional development opportunities and providing instructional coaching.
Currently, she is working as a contractor for Edmonton Regional Leaning Consortium and for the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta.
Learning Coaches/Accompagnateur pédagogique, Teachers/Enseignant
K-3/Maternelle à 3
This program includes Lunch