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Matt Johnson: Grammar is Natural…and can be Fun! Trust him ;-)

  Our last podcast episode of the 2023-2024 school year features Matthew (Matt) Johnson a Michigan area English teacher who has taught grade 6 – 12. ¬†Matt has written several books and his most recent book comes out during the summer of 2024 entitled: Good Grammar, Grades 6-12: Joyful and… Read more »

Top 5 Tips for Curriculum Implementation

Thanks to some quality feedback on a recent session of mine, I created a Top 5 Tips for Curriculum Implementation for Teachers and Administrators in hopes that this might ease the stress just a little. Tip OneTeachers are responsible for the HOW. We get the WHY (Ministerial Order, The Guiding… Read more »

Supporting Intervention Instruction

Earlier this year consultants who support literacy-focused professional learning across ARPDC collaborated to create a site to support intervention instruction. So what does this have to do with curriculum implementation?  You may have noticed when reading the new English Language Arts and Literature (ELAL) curriculum that phonological awareness is an… Read more »

Quick Tip: English language Arts and Literature (ELAL) and French Immersion Language Arts and Literature (FLAL)

This post is for teachers in French Immersion who are also teaching English Language Arts and Literature, or for teachers of either subject in a French Immersion school who would like to be able to, relatively easily, compare the curriculum for the two subjects in the same grade or across… Read more »

Parent Session: Understanding the New English Language Arts and Literature K-6 Curriculum

Karen Filewych from the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC) presents this session providing parents with an overview of the English Language Arts and Literature curriculum for K-6.  Presented at the Alberta School Council’s Association conference on April 23, 2022, the session explores six topics: The Importance of Language New Curriculum… Read more »