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Independent Reading & Reading Conferences

October 24, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm


Independent Reading &

Reading Conferences

              Approved by:



Jennifer Hingley Superintendent of Schools





Sub Covered by:



  Mileage Covered by Division


☒On your own


Date: October 24th, 2023

Time: 9:00-11:45 & 1:00-3:30

Location: Ed Centre-Seminar East

Facilitator: Michelle Blais-Court

Bring: laptop


Intended Audience:


Gr. 1-8 teachers


To examine what daily explicit instruction in Independent Reading looks like and how to monitor student progress through student conferences and reading records.


Learning Intentions:

Teachers will go away knowing what explicit instruction looks in Independent Reading and how to organize classroom libraries and student book boxes.

Teachers will learn how to effectively monitor student reading progress by using student conferencing and running records.

Teachers will look at how to assess the Assess and Reflect outcomes during a reading conference.


Success Criteria:

Participants will know how to explicitly teach Independent Reading and monitor student progress using an effective student conference.  

Deadline for Registration: October 13th, 2023

Maximum Participants: 15 (If the workshop is full email Michelle at to get on a wait list)

Register for: IndReading/Conf 

For workshop information contact:

Michelle Blais-Court 764-1571

Click Here To Register


Resources and snacks are based on registration numbers, you MUST register with the link above.


Complete “Request for Leave” Form:

Staff Dev. Decentralized Teachers (SDDT) School- Based PD Funds


October 24, 2023
9:00 am - 3:30 pm