IDA Ontario Blog


Upcoming Webinar: Race, Class and Reading: Disrupting the Pedagogy of Low Expectations

January 10, 2022

When: January 26th, 7:30-9:00 pm At least one-third of all Ontario students currently leave school without attaining the level of literacy the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) considers […]

Join us for our Read October Wrap-Up Party!

October 23, 2021

Everyone who participated in this year’s Read October campaign is invited to our celebratory virtual wrap-up party on November 4th from 7-7:30pm.  We will showcase some of the highlights of dyslexia […]

NEW REPORT: Lifting the curtain on EQAO scores

October 3, 2021

Over the past two years, IDA Ontario has been conducting research looking more deeply at the publicly reported EQAO scores. Specifically, we wanted to know the extent to which the […]

NEW: Virtual Full-Day French Science of Reading Workshop!

September 18, 2021

Des fondements progressifs pour la réussite en lecture et en écriture dans la salle de classe  avec Dr. Michèle Minor-Corriveau, Lise L’Heureux & Ron Cadez This workshop recording is now available […]

IDA Ontario funded Public Libraries: find dyslexia-friendly resources here!

August 25, 2021

IDA Ontario is thrilled to announce that we are providing 62 public libraries mini-grants to purchase decodable books and dyslexia resources! Our successful fundraising campaign, Read October 2020, raised money […]

Read October: Virtual Launch Party!

August 23, 2021

Celebrate dyslexia awareness month with your class by joining our Read October virtual launch party! On Thursday, October 7th from 11:30am to noon, IDA Ontario will be celebrating the kick-off […]

Dr. Gillis Workshop: Now Available On-Demand!

August 23, 2021

IDA Ontario would like to thank all participants who joined Dr. Margie Gillis’ workshop “The Nuts and Bolts of Literacy Assessments: Why, How and What”. We hope you found the […]

Read October: New Early Bird Prize!

August 23, 2021

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for Read October 2021! Everyone who registers before school starts will be entered into a draw to win our “early […]

NEW Workshop Series: Becoming a Literacy Leader

July 21, 2021

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Our new workshop series Becoming a Literacy Leader – Creating a Culture Shift towards the Science of Reading will occur on August 18th, September 22nd, October 27th, […]

IDA Ontario Annual Report 2020, Now Available

June 16, 2021

We are excited to share our 2020 Annual Report! Throughout the countless barriers we all faced during the pandemic, IDA Ontario would like to sincerely thank everyone that has continued […]