Key Early Skills Required for Reading Success - Part II
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Key Early Skills Required for Reading Success - Part II
Presented by: Dr. Deborah Karrah
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
SAPDC Learning Suite OR Zoom online meeting D132 1701 5th Ave S, Lethbridge or Zoom, AB GET DIRECTIONS
About the Session:
This is the continuation of a practical learning session to support Kindergarten and Grade 1 teachers in
the ongoing implementation of the new ELA curriculum to equip students for reading success. The focus will be on further skill development of key foundational literacy components by offering multi- sensory strategies for:
• phonological awareness - segmenting, blending, and manipulation of phonemes;
• phonics - decoding, spelling patterns;
• the acquisition of irregular words (that cannot be decoded)
About the Presenter(s):
Dr. Deborah Karrah

Dr. Deborah Karrah is an experienced educator who is a Structured Literacy specialist and Certified Orton-Gillingham instructor. She provides school division professional learning sessions that focus on the foundational literacy skills of phonological awareness and phonics development. In her private practice, she offers reading as well as writing remediation for children who have dyslexia and dysgraphia. For the past three years, Dr. Karrah has also been collaborating with Harvard University in a research study on an innovative dyslexia screening technology developed by a multi-disciplinary team in Greece.

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:



Teachers Grades K-1

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Registration Notes:

This session will be offered in-person. We will be using ZOOM for those wishing to attend remotely.

We recommend attending Part I (October 25, 2022), unless you have prior knowledge of Science of Reading and Structured Literacy.