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The Right to Read Inquiry: Responding to Opposition 2022

August 29, 2022

The Right to Read Inquiry: Responding to Opposition Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Buckingham Dr. Todd Cunningham Dr. Marc Joanisse Dr. Perry Klein Una Malcolm Original Live Webinar: September 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 […]

Structured Literacy in Kindergarten: 5 Key Changes That Made All My Students Readers

July 22, 2022

Structured Literacy in Kindergarten: 5 Key Changes That Made All My Students Readers Kindergarten teacher and education writer Kate Winn will outline five key changes she made in her classroom […]

Evidence-Based Assessment in the Science of Reading Written by Una Malcolm, M.A., OCT

July 19, 2022

      Evidence-Based Assessment in the Science of Reading      

Why Bring the Science of Reading & Structured Literacy into the Classroom: A Talk with Dr.  Margie Gillis (Nov. 2021)

July 15, 2022

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmsuyyJWMb0

Library Mini-Grant Recipients 2022!

June 9, 2022

IDA Ontario is thrilled to announce that we are providing 116 public libraries mini-grants to purchase decodable books and dyslexia resources! We would like to thank the generosity of IDA Ontario […]

Advocate for the Right to Read: Submit A Letter To Your School Board

May 20, 2022

Questions to ask your school board Many concerned parents, professionals, and citizens want to know how they can help advocate locally for the implementation of the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s […]

Nominate Now! IDA Ontario Student Achievement Award

May 7, 2022

IDA Ontario recognizes the importance of celebrating the achievements of students with dyslexia. If you know an Ontario student who has worked hard to achieve their goals you can use […]

Upcoming webinar: Our Favourite FSL and Francophone Structured Literacy Tools

May 2, 2022

Our Favourite FSL and Francophone Structured Literacy Tools: A Bilingual Webinar Date: May 24th, 2022 Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm edt The Webinar will be recorded and available for viewing. This Webinar will […]

Register now: On-demand Basics of Decoding and Spelling Instruction course

March 14, 2022

Register for IDA Ontario’s online teacher training; the on-demand Basics of Decoding and Spelling Instruction course. This 5 unit course provides instruction on how to teach decoding and spelling so […]

OHRC Right To Read Report calls for sweeping changes

February 28, 2022

The OHRC Right to Read report was released today calling for critical changes to Ontario’s approach to early reading, in areas such as curriculum and instruction, screening, reading interventions, accommodations, […]