Corina Fitznar: In My Role as a Secondary Coordinator of Instruction
Join Dr. Kathryn Garforth and Corina Fitznar a Secondary Coordinator of Instruction as the speak about the #RightToRead and her Role as a Secondary Coordinator of Instruction.
Resources mentioned in this talk:
- Simple View of Reading
- Scarborough’s Reading Rope
- Reading Ways
- The Knowledge Gap
- Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching
- Robert Marzano’s Big Six
- Teach Thought
- Greek & Latin Roots: Keys to Building Vocabulary – Time Rasinski
- Keys to Literacy
- Etymology Online
- Morphology Matters – William van Cleave
- Teaching Reading Sourcebook
- Uncovering the Logic of English
- The Science of Reading Podcast: The Knowledge Gap – Natalie Wexler
- Words Their Way
- Bloom’s Taxonomy
- Literacy Instruction with Disciplinary Texts
- See How We Teach Podcast Episode 8
- Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples
- Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis, & Inuit Issues in Canada
- Learning First Peoples Classroom Resources
- Authentic First Peoples Resources
Dr. Kathryn Garforth, Ph.D.
Founder of Garforth Education and The Right To Read Initiative.
Garforth Education provides online courses and professional development for educators. Garforth Education provides support to families of neurodiverse individuals. Dr. Garforth helps them understand the diagnosis and needs of their child.
Dr. Kathryn Garforth is passionate about every child's #RightToRead. As a dyslexic and the parent of a dyslexic she has a personal connection to the struggles students face. Her teacher training program did not provide the training to teach children like her how to read. She's determined to spread awareness about best practices for teaching reading.
Corina Fitznar, BA Liberal Studies, BEd, MEd in Curriculum & Instruction
Secondary Coordinator of Instruction for Cowichan School District
Over the course of 24 years, Corina’s teaching career spans K-12 and has taken her to USA, Mexico, Belize, and back home to Vancouver Island. She values her ECE literacy training and experience as being key to her success in supporting secondary learners. In her current role as an instructional coordinator, Corina works collaboratively with teachers, schools, and district teams to support instruction and assessment for all tiers of support.