ICLN18-139 Reading Readiness Screening Tool
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ICLN18-139 Reading Readiness Screening Tool
Presented by: Lana Lane
Located at: Ashmont Elementary School
3 Ave, Ashmont, AB
Grade Level / Audience
Teachers, Literacy Leads, Inclusive Education Teachers, Inclusive Education Leaders
About the Session

Jan 25

The first Right to Read Program workshop entitled Catching Children before They Fail: The Reading Readiness Screening Tool and Part 1, Interventions will provide the teachers with:

  • An overview of the need for universal reading readiness screening
  • The background of the Reading Readiness Screening Tool (RRST)
  • A review of the RRST subtests
  • Administrative guidelines, and
  • Interventions (Part 1)

Following this workshop, the teachers will receive a pass code to electronically download the Excel Class Summary Sheet and Activities for Teachers to Build Reading Readiness Skills – Part 1 from the Right to Read website. 

 March 1

  1. The second workshop, RRST Follow-Up: Assessment Informs Instruction will provide teachers with an opportunity to:
    • Share their experiences since the first workshop
    • Interpret results
    • Talk and learn about considerations for programming
    • Experience a variety of activities to develop foundational skills
    • Learn about instructional strategies, and
    • Explore student and teacher resources

Following the second workshop, Activities for Teachers to Build Reading Readiness Skills – Part 2 andActivities for Parents to Build Reading Readiness Skills along with suggestions for conducting a Parent Workshop can be downloaded from the Right to Read website.

This learning opportunity is being offered through a grant from Alberta Education.

About the Presenters

Lana Lane

LANA LANE is an Independent Literacy Consultant. She resides on an acreage outside of Canada's only Border City, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. She is happily married to Kevin, an Educator for 22 years. In 2014, Kevin and Lana became part owners of Rusway Construction, the family Water and Sewer business. They have 3 children, only one living at home. Lana is a certified power skating instructor and past owner of a Booster Juice business in Strathmore, Alberta. She has been a classroom teacher of Pre K-Gr. 2, an Instructional Literacy Coach, and was recently hired by the LDAA (Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta) to facilitate workshops on the RRST (Reading Readiness Screening Tool). Lana has spent numerous years studying the five essential elements of effective reading instruction; Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary and Comprehension. Literacy always finds her, and she enjoys sharing this passion with others.

Registration Deadline: January 25, 2018

Registration Fee: $120.00

Registration Notes:

Please note registration an Activity Package of 6 activities ready for immediate use in the classroom. Please note lunch will not be provided a brown bag lunch will be required.

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