Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario

Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario

July 14, 2005 16:45 ET

TEACHERS CHALLENGED TO MEET DIVERSE CLASSROOM NEEDS

Literacy stations and 'smartwork' that make small group teaching a reality Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Education Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - July 14, 2005) - Every classroom is made up of students functioning at different levels. Learning how to
meet diverse student needs using group instruction is the focus of a course offered by the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Near North Teacher Local this summer.

The course is one of a wide range of professional development opportunities offered this summer by ETFO in partnership with its locals across the province. Courses are taught by ETFO members and designed to provide teachers with practical skills and resources to use in their classrooms. Hundreds of elementary teachers are expected to take part.

Available courses include a women's leadership institute, principals' qualifications program, and credit courses.

ETFO and the Near North Teacher Local are offering

What: Literacy stations & 'smartwork' that make small group teaching a reality

When: July 19, 20, and 21

Where: King George School, 550 Harvey St., North Bay, Ontario

Contact: Anne Delaney, Location Manager, 705-476-7109

This course provides teachers with language and literacy strategies and resources that directly support the curriculum and enhance small group instruction. It investigates practical solutions to classroom management challenges and ways to provide consistent formats that help avoid interruptions.

For more information about this or any other ETFO course, visit www.etfo.ca.
/For further information: Mary Morison
Communications
(416) 962-3836 (Office)
(416) 948-3406 (Cell)/ IN: EDUCATION

Contact Information

  • Emily Noble, President, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
    Primary Phone: 416-962-3836 ext. 2349
    Secondary Phone: 416-948-1480
    Toll-Free: 888-838-3836