Paul Pantaleo (BEd, MA and Post Masters Diploma) is currently a Learning Support Teacher in the Greater Victoria School District. He has taught numerous courses focusing on assisting students at the elementary level experiencing difficulties with reading and writing as a sectional instructor at the University of Victoria. He has also been an elementary vice-principal, and a Reading Recovery Trainer, Teacher Leader and Teacher.
F9 - Accelerating the Progress of Vulnerable Readers through Exemplary Pull-Out and Push-In Models of Reading Intervention
This research-based interactive inservice is designed for Elementary/Middle School Learning Support and Classroom teachers. In an interactive manner, the presenter will model and describe how a daily, strategically-based pull-out and in-class reading intervention can make a positive difference with vulnerable students. Participants will be provided with opportunities to practice and experience how to teach in a manner that facilitates strategic activity. This presentation will answer the question “What is possible for students experiencing difficulties in reading?” Over the last 7.5 years approximately 200 students serviced by the presenter who were below grade level in reading reached the average band of instruction.