In Conversation: Motivating Adolescent Readers in Alberta Classrooms (Follow up to Session 1 Kelly Gallagher - Learn. Design. Apply: Reading)
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In Conversation: Motivating Adolescent Readers in Alberta Classrooms (Follow up to Session 1 Kelly Gallagher - Learn. Design. Apply: Reading)
Presented by: Kim Tackaberry
Located at: Online
About the Session

AUDIENCE: Gr 7 to 12 teachers, instructional coaches, district leaders/consultants and school-based administrators are encouraged to attend.

This no-cost facilitated discussion is a follow-up for those teachers who took part in Session One of Kelly Gallagher’s 3-part series Learn. Design. Apply: Reading. Teachers will have the opportunity to share ideas for planning and implementation of high-yield strategies that best support our adolescent readers.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community
  • #6: Providing Instructional Leadership

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
  • #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments
About the Presenter(s)

Kim Tackaberry is a Designer of Professional Learning with the Calgary Regional Consortium. Her areas of focus include literacy and inclusive education. Kim’s teaching career spans over 28 years, ten as a classroom teacher at Foothills Academy Society, a school specializing in children with Learning Disabilities and ADHD. Kim has designed several e-learning courses for teachers, titles include Learning Disabilities and Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy Progressions. She is passionate about coaching educators, particularly when they are focused on supporting struggling readers. Apart from the Founder, Dr. Rick Freeze, she is the sole Precision Reading presenter in North America.

Fee: $0.00