Reading

Grass Roots Press – Hidden Gems

Many literacy practitioners are familiar with the Grass Roots Press readers and workbooks. Among the most popular loans from the Decoda Library, these publications are learning resources for adults who …

Wee Read and Pee Wee Read

Are you interested in enriching the reading life of a child? Learn how best to support a child’s reading at home with wee read and pee wee read. Calgary Learns …

The Westcoast Reader – November 2020

The November issue of The Westcoast Reader is available now! This month’s Westcoast Reader includes articles about Indigenous veterans, comfort food, flu shots, planets and more. You can find the …

Using The Westcoast Reader as a Digital Resource

Did you know that The Westcoast Reader is now available as a digital newspaper? This format is great for tutors and other practitioners working remotely. Earlier this year Felisha Chuter …

New! Come Read with Me videos

Today is the start of Raise-a-Reader Week! This fund-raising campaign supports family literacy. What a fitting time to introduce the newly released Come Read with Me videos. This series of …

Read On Canada!

Today marks the start of #ReadOnCanada, an exciting new initiative from reading advocates and @FoodBanksCanada to put more than 130K books in the hands of kids this summer, and share …

LGBTQ Books for Children and Teens

In honour of Pride Month, here are some recommendations for books with LGBTQ content, written for children and teens. 17 Books About Gender Non-conforming and Transgender Kids – NoTime for …

BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English

Are you looking for free online reading resources for adults working on their reading skills? You can find great, made-in-BC content in the BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English series. …

Reading Resources Online

Are you teaching reading skills to adults at a distance? Would online access to reading materials at a variety of reading levels be helpful? Here are some of the places …

More Story Time Online

Today is World Book and Copyright Day! More than ever, at a time where most of the schools around the world are closed and people are having to limit their …