English Language Arts

The BC Ministry of Education English Language Arts curriculum encompasses skills that “[equip] students with the language and literacy skills they will need for success in school, community, career, and life.” These skills include exploring how language can be used for different purposes and how stories can be used to learn about the world, share perspectives, and make connections.

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Students with cerebral/cortical visual impairment (CVI) may have some unique sensory access requirements to literacy experiences. For the past several years, PRCVI has been maintaining a collection of literacy materials that meet the access needs of students with CVI. Books within the CVI literacy collection feature simple, high-contrast illustrations and text. The books have ...

When designing literacy activities, it is so important that they be inclusive to all students. Many of you know that ARC-BC provides an online repository of accessible digital materials to students with print disabilities in British Columbia. But did you know about ARC-BC materials available in PowerPoint format? PowerPoint books are available on ARC-BC as either .pps or .ppsx ...

Awareness of braille literacy is so important for students with visual impairments and their peers. It can not only help to demystify some of the tools students use, but can be a source of self-determination for our students as they teach their peers. We wanted to share a set of braille letters (one braille and print letter per page) that can be displayed in the classroom to s ...

The first major date in our calendars each year is January - World Braille Day! Celebrated each year on Louis Braille's birthday, World Braille Day is a chance to celebrate the elegant writing system used around the world by visually impaired readers and writers. There is already a number of cool initiatives and events commemorating January 4 on Twitter. For example, the RNIB h ...

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