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Welcome to ERGO

 

ERGO is the ESL/ELD Subject association for elementary and secondary teachers in Ontario. We are an organization of ESL/ELD coordinators, instructional leaders, consultants and representatives designated by boards of education, colleges and universities across Ontario. As a collective of educational leaders we are dedicated to improving educational opportunities and teaching practices for multilingual learners.

 

Ontario teachers can use the ERGO site to access:

 
  • Ministry of Ontario documents related to ESL/ELD policies and programs.
  • Resources that support teaching English language learners.
  • Links to professional learning resources.
  • Videos of international ESL/ELD educators and researchers that have presented at ERGO meetings.
  • Articles and blogs from ESL/ELD educators across Ontario.
 

Are you an ESL/ELD coordinator, instructional leader, consultant or board designate? Apply here for membership.

 

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ORNG is a standing committee of ERGO that represents Initial Language Assessors and Reception Centre Staff in Ontario School Boards. ORNG Members are board designated educators that specialize in receiving and providing initial assessments to newcomer students and/or English language learners (ELLs) in Ontario schools.

 

ORNG members may participate in additional networking and professional learning events related to the reception and assessment of newcomer students.

 

For more information on ORNG please click here .

 

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Thinking About English Language Learners with Persistent Learning Difficulties
May 18, 2021
Part 4 of 4 By: Ontario teachers who are ESL/ELD school board leads and ERGO members as part of the ERGO Reading and ELLs working group as a subgroup of the Special Education and English language learners.   This small group of ESL/ELD board leads has met throughout the 2020-2021...
Using Simple or Adapted Texts - Developing Reading Strategies with English Language Learners as Part of Curriculum Learning in the Junior, Intermediate and Secondary Grades
May 11, 2021
Part 3 of 4 By: Ontario teachers who are ESL/ELD school board leads and ERGO members as part of the ERGO Reading and ELLs working group as a subgroup of the Special Education and English language learners.     This small group of ESL/ELD board leads has met throughout the...

 

 

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