Responsive Small Group Teaching: Meeting Diverse Needs
Online Professional Learning Session – This session was recorded and is available for repeat viewing until August 31, 2022.
Presented by: Jana Logue-Arbou and Lisa Hoover, Literacy Consultants and Reading Recovery Teacher Leaders in Nova Scotia
All teachers need to know what it means to teach responsively. Classrooms teachers need to be empowered to do just that. The emphasis of this session will be placed on thinking about what the learner CAN do and designing instruction intentionally and explicitly to move ALL students toward greater independence.
Jana Logue-Arbou – Jana has been an educator for over 35 years. She has spent more than 25 of those years as an Early Elementary Classroom Teacher where she thrived ensuring that the needs of the individuals in her classroom dictated what and how she taught. She has an incredible passion for literacy that keeps her from retiring! Small group instruction has become the most desired and necessary of the professional workshops she offers for teachers and administrators within her Center for Education. In her role as Literacy Intervention Consultant, she continues to work with classroom teachers, Reading Recovery teachers, Early Literacy Teachers and children supporting instruction and learning!
Lisa Hoover – Lisa Hoover has over 30 years’ experience with several school districts across Canada as an elementary classroom teacher, EAL teacher, literacy consultant, and Reading Recovery Teacher Leader. She sees teaching as a lifelong learning journey and is passionate about supporting teacher professional development. She is thankful for all the exceptional educators who travel with her on a continuous professional journey with endless opportunities to discover what’s possible.