February 2012

Presenter Name(s): 
Kyle Downie
Description: 

Discover strategies that will help raise the Essential Skills levels of your learners relative to Reading Text and Document Use. In this free one hour webinar, you will:

  • Learn about the theory behind Essential Skills levels for Reading Text and Document Use using the IALS 500 scale as a background
  • Understand the difference between Essential Skills levels
  • Apply a strategy to assist learners to process information from text sources
  • Review available resources to learn more about complexity and question-answering strategies
Webinar Title: 
Essential Skills Levels in Reading Text and Document Use: An Introduction
Video: 

Kyle J. Downie – CEO of SkillPlan – BC Construction Industry Skills Improvement Council

For over 10 years, Kyle Downie has worked both internationally and nationally leading educational teams, developing and designing curriculum, instructing, mentoring and creating educational programs in secondary and post-secondary schools and for private and public industries. Currently, he is the Vice President of Operations with SkillPlan where he focuses on developing strategies to improve the Essential Skills of people working in the construction industry in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. 

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Webinar Date: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 1:00pm