Reading

Using Graphic Novels

Are graphic novels useful for teaching? This video explains why graphic novels work.  Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love to Read! is …

Reading Aloud – not just for little ones

The latest Kids & Family Reading Report: The Rise of Read-Aloud (2019) confirms that the family read-aloud experience is valued as a special time for parents and children. While this …

Read Aloud Tips

Spend at least ten wildly happy minutes every single day reading aloud. From birth! – Mem Fox, Ten read-aloud commandments Need tips for reading aloud? Here are ten tips from …

Benefits of Reading Aloud Together

Reading aloud is an activity that many families enjoy and include as part of family routines. The benefits extend beyond having fun together and are summarized in our Let’s Read …

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. 

Indigenous Picture Books

Picture books are a wonderful way for young children to learn about themselves and learn about others. More and more picture books written for children by Indigenous authors are becoming …

How Reading Improves Your Mind and Body

Here are 14 ways that reading improves your mind and body. Can you think of other benefits? For a quick look at what’s happening in your brain when you read, …