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Session Number:
G14
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Room Number:
PE275
Speaker:
Carrie Forster
Session Host:
Valerie Warkentin

Curriculum Focus:

Grade Level:
DIV I,
Title:
Students who struggle with reading K to 2
Topic:
Students will easily learn 600 sight words, visualize for recall, learn related body movement, increase reading, and expand reading fluency. Whether you have a kindergartener who is falling behind or an older child who is working too hard on reading, the right-brained teaching resources and tips will help your child be successful!
Summary:
Are you wondering what will work for your struggling students? Snapword Flashcards can help! Students will easily learn 600 sight words, visualize for recall, learn related body movement, increase reading, and expand reading fluency. Whether you have a kindergartener who is falling behind or an older child who is working too hard on reading, the right-brained teaching resources and tips will help your child be successful! The answer for children who struggle lies in teaching children using materials that are uniquely designed using right-brained elements such as visuals, body movement, and stories. The resources are designed specifically for children who need visuals and movement to learn: English as Second language, learning disabilities, visual and kinesthetic learners, those labeled with dyslexia, autism, Aspergerís, auditory processing disorder, right-brained learners and ADHD. These resources can easily be used successfully by Teachers, Educational Assistants, and Parents.
Biography:
Carrie Forster has a Bachelor of Education with a minor in Special Education from University of Alberta. First year teaching, she taught Grade 5/6, 14 students with Learning Disabilities. Since 2006, she has been teaching grade 2. Carrie was nominated for an Excellence in Teaching Award in 2010. Her philosophy is that all children can learn. If a child is struggling to learn, then her teaching style and materials are adjusted so that the child is successful. She appreciates the differences and accommodates the different ways student learn, including those who have special learning needs. Carrie is passionate about her work and is committed to professional growth and life-long learning. She is currently taking her Masters of Special Education with a focus on Learning Disabilities.
 

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