Literacy is more than just knowing how to read and write—it’s about making sense of the information you see. For students requiring academic support, Literacy programming helps them develop the skills and abilities to achieve in all subject areas.
Build literacy skills in a broader sense—understanding information in the form of words, symbols, numbers, patterns, pictures, graphs and more
Improved ability to read, interpret, comprehend, analyze and express meaning
Improved ability to understand and solve math concepts
Applying different ways of studying, remembering and organizing information
Positive attitudes towards learning and improved self-esteem
Focus on literacy and math instruction
Visual aids, specific examples and hands-on activities
Smaller classes for more targeted instruction
Opportunities to join other classes for instruction in a student’s area of strength
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Literacy will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Most schools offering specialized programming have some yellow busing options available. For more information about busing, contact your child’s school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.
Edmonton Public Schools is helping to shape the future in every one of our classrooms. We’re focused on ensuring each student learns to their full potential and develops the ability, passion and imagination to pursue their dreams and contribute to their community. Learn More»
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Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000