Literacy lessons powered by the known

Starting with what the child knows is a fundamental principle of learning and teaching in Reading Recovery.  This session will explore the many different ways that we can use the child’s known to support accelerated learning throughout the series of lessons.

Presenter: Ann Ballantyne

About Ann: Ann Ballantyne is a Reading Recovery Trainer from New Zealand who has worked in several different education systems. Ann recently retired as Director of the Reading Recovery project at New York University. She continues to be engaged with National Reading Recovery in NZ and is currently based in Vancouver as part of the Mountain–Pacific Trainer and Teacher Leader team.