In this brief piece, Dr. Mackey explores how capable readers orchestrate many different elements of word recognition, comprehension, association, and reflection, all at the same time.
English Language Arts and Literature
Dr. Maren Aukerman identifies several concerns with the revised English Language Arts & Literature curriculum that was released in April 2022.
The Department of Elementary Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta hosted two public information sessions on the draft K-6 curriculum. The first session was held on February 22, 2022 and the second session was held on March 15, 2022.
Maren Aukerman, PhDDr. Aukerman, a University of Calgary Werklund Research Professor, studies reading comprehension and classroom talk fostering deep thinking. Previously at Stanford and the University of Pennsylvania, she received the Harris and Feitelson Research Awards from the International Literacy Association. werklund.ucalgary.ca/educ_info/profiles/1-7986866%20
The Northern Alberta Reading Specialists’ Council Response to the Alberta draft English Language Arts and Literature Kindergarten to Grade Six curriculum
The Northern Alberta Reading Specialists’ Council responds to the draft K-6 English Language Arts curriculum.