Category Archives: Learning Support

Math Resource

Check out this link for lots of ideas for engaging activities in Math. http://worksheetworks.com Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant

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Grammar link

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ Thanks to Guy Demers from Tupper Secondary for this valuable resource. In his opinion, especially good for senior students’ grammar and composition errors. Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant

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Why Reading is Challenging

Things to consider when students have trouble understanding what they read. http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/mar12/vol69/num06/The-Challenge-of-Challenging-Text.aspx Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant

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When Reading is Hard by Cris Tovani

Reading strategies for all and specifically for Math, Science, and Social Studies. http://www.literacylabs.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/When-Reading-is-Hard.CSCOPEpdf.pdf Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant

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Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Rubrics

How to make an excellent Rubric, from Relearning by Design, 2000. http://www1.carleton.ca/edc/ccms/wp-content/ccms-files/What-is-a-rubric.pdf Pamela Hansen Secondary LD/Literacy Consultant Vancouver School Board (

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A Retired Teacher’s Great Ideas

Check out this link for great ideas on teaching grammar, a dictionary of symbols, and writing techniques. The literature links are not as useful, but it’s a dynamic site, so keep checking! http://mrssperry.com  

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Need some new ideas? Here are 103!

Some new, some old – all good. http://www.englishcompanion.com/assignments/reading/103readingactivities.htm

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