Read All About Lit

Find resources and research relevant to the literacy community in our Read All About Lit blog.

Play and Learn Together

We’re pleased to introduce new publication – Play and Learn Together: a Guide to Family Literacy in BC. Are you new to family literacy programs? Are you a family literacy …

Working Faster, Working Safer

Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) has developed a new workbook on workplace essential skills.  Written at CLB 1-2, it is designed to develop language skills, intercultural communication skills, and workplace …

Six Links to Winter STEM Fun

STEM activities can be fun any time, but some are particularly suited to cold weather. Here are six places to find ideas for winter STEM activities, indoors and out: 10 …

Supporting Students with Dysgraphia

A new video from Edutopia outlines what teachers should know about dysgraphia.  Find links to the research behind this video in Supporting Students With Dysgraphia. To learn more, read: …

Understanding Dyslexia

Newly released, the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia is designed to be an introduction to dyslexia. It describes: How to recognize dyslexia in children, including multilingual English Language Learners Teaching …

Impact of Screens on Preschool Brains

A newly released study, Associations Between Screen-Based Media Use and Brain White Matter Integrity in Preschool-Aged Children, is creating some buzz. Read some of opinions about the research and its …

Learning about Canadian elections

Today we’re welcoming two guest bloggers from Maria Kenward’s LINC 7/8 class at Windsor Neighbourhood Learning Centre. They write about their successful experience learning about elections in Canada. My first …

Getting ready for #WorldKindnessDay

World Kindness Day is celebrated every year on November 13th. It’s a day to highlight the positive power of kindness and encourage kind acts, large and small, to make a …

A Perfect Match

Project Literacy Central Okanagan Society highlights the hard work of tutor Jean Lee and celebrates the successes of Kevin, a dedicated learner. 

Break the Fake

Today is the start of Media Literacy Week. From October 7th to 11th, Canadians are invited to Break the Fake by stopping the spread of false information. MediaSmarts has brought …