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Register now: On-demand Basics of Decoding and Spelling Instruction course
14 March 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 […]

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OHRC Right To Read Report calls for sweeping changes
28 February 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, […]

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RIGHT to READ Follow Up Meeting Celebrating Progress and Planning Next Steps March 8th, 7PM - 9PM EST
Join us! Follow-up: Right To Read Report
25 February 2022

Date: March 8th, 2022 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm est The OHRC Right to Read Report is coming soon! Please join us on March 8th as we unpack the findings and […]

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THE RIGHT TO READ SYMPOSIUM Breaking down barriers to education equity March 25th, 9am-4pm edt
Register Now: The Right to Read Symposium
20 February 2022

Date: Friday, March 25th, 2022 Time: 9am – 4pm edt Join us for the Right to Read Symposium where we will investigate and unpack the issues proposed by the Right […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Race, Class and Reading: Disrupting the Pedagogy of Low Expectations - January 26th, 7:30 - 9pm
Upcoming Webinar: Race, Class and Reading: Disrupting the Pedagogy of Low Expectations
10 January 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 (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) considers […]

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Join us for our Read October Wrap-Up Party!
23 October 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 […]

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To understand the state of reading in Ontario schools…yes, there are challenges.
03 October 2021

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

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NEW: Virtual Full-Day French Science of Reading Workshop!
18 September 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 […]

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IDA Ontario funded Public Libraries: find dyslexia-friendly resources here!
25 August 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 […]

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