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 Two of Kelly Gallagher’s 3-part series Learn. Design. Apply: Reading. Teachers will have the opportunity to share ideas for planning and implementation of Book Clubs in the secondary ELA classroom.
Sonja Howatthas been working for Canadian Rockies Public Schools for twenty years. During this time, Sonja has coordinated and ran an Outreach Program focused on at-risk youth. She also initiated and led the summer school program for several years. Sonja was seconded to the school board for two years and in this role was able to travael to Finland and Norway as part of OECD conferences that addressed how to prepare our youth for this exponentially changing world. Currently, Sonja teaches grade 8 social studies and language arts and is interested in how to support students that struggle with literacy at this level. She also had a key role in developing a new report card using competencies.