NR.IF20.017CUR Meeting the Needs of Learners through Guided Reading ( Grades 1 - 3)
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Meeting the Needs of Learners through Guided Reading ( Grades 1 - 3)
Presented by: Paddy Zadunayski
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Lions Learning Centre 9625 Prairie Road, Grande Prairie, AB GET DIRECTIONS
About the Session:

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

About the Presenter(s):
Paddy Zadunayski

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.




Catering is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment.
Photography Release:
This is a public event with the likeliness of photo/video throughout the day. By attending, participants understand they may be captured in photo or video for future presentations or promotional material development. Please see conference hosts if you prefer to not be photographed.

Registration Fee:



Learning Coaches/Accompagnateur pédagogique, Teachers/Enseignant

Grade Level:

K-3/Maternelle à 3

Course Code:


Registration Notes:

This program includes Lunch