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Join our bilingual webinar series, Shifting the Balance: Junior/Intermediate, designed specifically for educators eager to integrate structured literacy into junior and intermediate classrooms. Explore the chapters of the book with us as we provide practical insights and strategies for effective implementation of the new Ontario Language Curriculum. Connect with ONlit facilitators and fellow educators in interactive Zoom sessions, engaging in discussions around literacy practices within a collaborative learning environment.

Come prepared to share your insights on the chapter of the week and discuss classroom applications. The ebook version of Shifting the Balance is available in the Ontario College of Teachers Member’s Library or for purchase through Indigo, Amazon, or Caversham Booksellers. (Please note we are not affiliated with any publishing companies.)

Theses sessions will not be recorded. Be there to ensure you don’t miss out!

Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm, every other week, starting January 18, 2024 and  ending April 4, 2024.

Date Chapter
January 18 Shift 1: Reconsidering How Knowledge Impacts Comprehension
February 1 Shift 2: Rethinking the Role of Strategy Instruction in Learning to Comprehend
February 15 Shift 3: Recommitting to Vocabulary Instruction
February 29 Shift 4: Reclaiming Word-Reading Instruction in the Intermediate Grades
March 21 Shift 5: Revisiting Fluency Instruction
April 4 Shift 6: Reimagining Independent Practice in the Literacy Classroom

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  • Start Time
    February 29, 2024 @ 7:30 pm
  • End Time
    February 29, 2024 @ 8:30 pm