Montreal Presentations

We have posted a number of video clips from the Montreal public consultation:

Don Jamieson, Ph.D., Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network, Introduction

Doug Willms, Ph.D., Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy,
University of New Brunswick
Strategies to Improve the Literacy Skills of Canadian Children and Youth

Kimberly Murphy and Andrea Gingras, Montreal Fluency Centre on The Gift of Reading

Judith Poirier, Coordinator of Family Literacy Activities
La Fédération québécoise des organismes communautaires Famille

T. Scott Murray, President, DataAngel Policy Research Incorporated

Monique Brodeur, Ph.D., Université du Québec a Montréal
Presenting on behalf of Philip C. Abrami, Director, Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP)
The Learning Toolkit

Rob Savage, Ph.D., McGill University on the Abracadabra System.

Rob Savage, Ph.D., McGill University on Literacy Research

Fred Genesee, Ph.D., McGill University
Second Language Literacy Developments: Enhancing Biliteracy in Young Canadians

Penny Bloch, Learning Associates of Montreal
Assessing and Treating Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Vincent Gracco, Ph.D., Centre for Research on Language, Mind and Brain
Literacy Research Funding in Canada: Meeting the Challenge: Reaping the Benefits

Panel Wrap-up:

  • T. Scott Murray, President, DataAngel Policy Research Incorporated, former Director General, Social and Institutional Statistics, Statistics Canada
  • Peter Calamai, Journalist, Director of ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation
  • Dr. Vania Jimenez, Director, CSSS de la Montagne, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University
  • Robert Thibault, former Member of Parliament (Minister of State [Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency] and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), Chief Administrative Officer, Richmond County, Nova Scotia
  • Larry Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, Montreal Alouettes

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