Resources

Common Sense Media Resource Hub

With schools closed and social distancing in effect, there will be opportunities for children to spend more time indoors and online. If they’re going to be online, they can be …

Talking to Kids about COVID-19

How can you talk to children about COVID-19 in a way that is both informative and reassuring?  Here are five links with suggestions: 10 tips for talking about COVIC-19 …

LBS and COVID-19

Looking for some resources as your adult literacy work feels the impact of COVID-19? AlphaPlus has created a new LBS and COVID-19 Google site. It’s designed to share information and …

Employment Resources Guide

Looking for free resources you can use with adult students developing workforce skills? Employment Resources Guide: Popular Resources for Learners with Employment Goals is a new publication from Community Literacy …

Think Like a Coder

Looking for a fun way to teach coding? TED-Ed has created a 10 episode series called Think Like a Coder. Follow Ethic and her robot companion, Hedge, as they attempt …

Global Storybooks

Global Storybooks is a free multilingual resource for children and youth. Through the storybook portal you can read, listen to and download illustrated stories in more than 50 languages. Developed …

Reading Aloud Resources

Today is World Read Aloud Day! It calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud, sharing stories, and the idea of literacy as a human right by bringing communities …

It’s Family Literacy Day!

Sponsored by ABC Life Literacy Canada since 1999, January 27th is Family Literacy Day in Canada. It’s a national day to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging …

Welcome to our Homelands

Designed for newcomers, Welcome to our Homelands is a brief video introduction to Indigenous peoples in Canada and a glimpse of Indigenous history. Produced by ISS of BC, this video …

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 …