Channeling Your Inner Detective: Looking for Clues to Move Learning Forward

An Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement provides classroom teachers with an opportunity to be careful observers of ‘how young children learn to read and write’ (Clay, 2005). During our session we will investigate how ‘the information produced by systematic observation reduces our uncertainties and improves our instruction’ (Clay, 2001). We will look for clues to move all students’ learning forward as we build on the strengths revealed throughout the tasks.

Presenter: Dee Dee Verlinde

York Region District School Board

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