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Ministry of Education
Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch


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Professional Practice Workshops

Applying to Amethyst

Date: Feb. 6, 2018, 9:00am – 11:45am, register by Feb. 1, 2018
Cost: Free

As a Tier 3 support, you will learn about the Amethyst program including the application/ acceptance process and a visit to see our reading interventions.


Lexia Core 5 – Data for Instruction

Date: Feb. 15, 2018, 1:00pm – 3:15pm, register by Feb. 12, 2018
Cost: $15

This workshop provides insight and best practices to utilize Lexia’s assessment data to support your students’ growth and achievement.


Tier 1-2-3: Supporting Struggling Readers

Date: Feb. 15, 2018,  9:00am – 11:45am, register by Feb. 12, 2018
Cost: $15

This workshop helps define LDs and deconstructs learning to read. We will outline Tier 1, 2, and 3 supports, provide systematic methods to improve reading, and visit an Empower lesson.


Quick Daily Literacy Routines

Date: Feb. 7, 2018, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, register by Feb. 2, 2018
Cost: $15

Learn about and experience routines designed to teach and reinforce 5 areas of literacy: phonological awareness, phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency.


LD and Math: Ideas for Class

Date: Mar. 1, 2018, 8:30am – 11:45am, register by Feb. 26, 2018

Cost: $15

This workshop takes a deeper look at LD in the math class. Discover the strategies and routines used at Amethyst to support and enrich math for all students, including those with LD.


LD and Math: Psych-Ed to IEP

Date: Mar. 1, 2018, 1:00pm – 3:30pm, register by Feb. 26, 2018
Cost: $15

We will explore what the Psych-Ed tells us about a student’s cognitive processing related to math then how to develop their IEP and program with this information. Bring a Psych-Ed for a current student to follow along.


Grit and Growth Mindset (Cancelled)

Date: Feb. 7, 2018, 9:00am – 11:30am, register by Feb. 2, 2018
Cost: $15

Hear from our students how Grit and Growth Mindset has affected their learning. Learn how we develop and implement a school-wide focus on Grit and Growth Mindset.