Major Project Reflections

Over the past few months, I have been attempting to integrate technology into my Learning Resource Teacher role.  I work with Grades 3-6 in pullout programs such as reading groups and in-class assistance for primarily reading and writing adaptations. Reading Fluency – using iPhone recorder image credit I created voice recordings (such as this sample) … Continue reading Major Project Reflections

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Google like an LRT

Since starting this online technology class, it has been a quest of mine to incorporate technology as Learning Resource Teacher. As part of my job, I see small groups for reading/writing/comprehension strategies. My first endeavour was choosing to motivate students (to practise the specific skill of fluency) through the simplicity of voice recording.  I then took this data and shared it … Continue reading Google like an LRT

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Reading Fluency and ClassDojo – A Review

So for my final project, I’ve been trying to find ways to engage students, teachers and families as a Learning Resource teacher. 1). Recording students using the simple voice recorder on my iPhone is the easy part.. and btw they LOVE hearing themselves read! Please click on the page below to hear the student reading … Continue reading Reading Fluency and ClassDojo – A Review

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F..l..u….e…..n..c…y

My project has started with excitement!  I’ve been using my iPhone Voice recorder as a simple tool for fluency. Fluency is the ability to read a text accurately, quickly, and with expression. Fluency is important because it provides a bridge between word recognition and comprehension. When fluent readers read silently, they recognize words automatically. They group words quickly to help them gain … Continue reading F..l..u….e…..n..c…y

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Project: How do I integrate technology into a reading group?

Project Idea As a Learning Resource Teacher (LRT), assisting with reading skills is an essential part of my job.  Students work on skills such as fluency, sequencing of events, comprehension and inferencing.  With a variety of needs, ages and abilities, it can be difficult to not only give purposeful feedback to myself as the educator … Continue reading Project: How do I integrate technology into a reading group?

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How much of yourself do you put out there?

She said what?? I find it very stressful to think of meshing my personal and private lives on social media, yet this blog may be my first attempt at this. Being in the education business I have to watch myself. Though I’m often loud (borderline obnoxious at times) and have a bit of a truckers … Continue reading How much of yourself do you put out there?

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