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Molding 21st century minds by re-envisioning a skills based ELA classroom & fostering a ❤️ of reading & writing
My name is Tara-Lee Markides-Deighan and I have been engaging and supporting diverse learners (in my locally developed, applied and academic high school English classes) since 2006, many of whom are reluctant readers and writers, have behavioral issues, have learning disabilities or need support in increasing their critical thinking skills. I now use these skills to support students in an alternative school.
I hope that my posts can guide you in engaging and supporting the diverse learners in your classroom.
Curriculum Expectations ● 21st Century Skill Based Learning ● Universal Design ● Differentiated Instruction ● Assessment As, Of, & For Learning ● Learning Goals and Success Criteria ● 3 Part Lesson Planning ● Experiential/Inquiry Based Learning ● Collaborative/Cooperative Learning ● Innovative Technology use with a focus on SMAR Model ● Ungrading ● BOOK LOVE ❤️
Alt Ed (Guidance, English, Social Science/World Studies) /Sped Ed TeacherSt. Oscar Romero CSS DPCDSB
High School English TeacherFMG DPCDSB
Professional Development InstructorFather Michael Goetz CSS DPCDSB
Tech CoachFMG DPCDSB
Literacy Committee Co-ChairFMG DPCDSB
Curriculum and Resource WriterDPCDSB
Digital Marketplace PresenterDufferin Peel Catholic School Board
ELL Elementary School Teacher
Ministère de l’Éducation nationale, Frace
Alternative Education AQ*York University
Special Education Part 1 AQ*Queen’s University
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level
Teaching and Learning Through e-Learning AQ
Reading Part 1 Additional Qualification
*Wilfred Laurier University
English Honours Specialist AQ*University of Western Ontario
Bachelor of Education, Intermediate/Senior: Religion and EnglishUniversity of Western Ontario
Bachelor of Arts, Joint Honors: English Rhetoric and Professional Writing and Religious Studies, Co-opUniversity of Waterloo
Teacher of the Year Recipient
Bachelor of Education AwardBachelor of Education Award 2005
Bachelor of Arts AwardBachelor of Arts, University of Waterloo
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