The following links are the audio files for the entire session in Toronto.
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Some of the PowerPoint presentations from the Toronto consultation will be posted here as they become available:
We have posted a number of video clips from the Toronto Public consultation: (more…)
Following is a presentation from our Toronto session. Penny Milton presented on behalf of the Canadian Education Association. Please watch and tell us what you think!
Yesterday’s public consultations in Toronto helped to crystallize a number of themes that will influence the content of the NSEL:
Teacher training: The vast majority of teachers across the country receive little to no training in reading instruction in university or college.
Presenters shared with us a range of perspectives on the efficacy of systematic phonics and the balanced literacy approach.
Today we are at the 5th of 8 NSEL public consultations and are in Toronto. We have a fully packed day with 18 presentations scheduled. With representation from many stakeholders in the areas of language and literacy including the hearing impaired community, Aboriginal community, public libraries, school boards and more.