Browsing Category

Reading, Writing, Literacy

Tech and Reading

Students like Jasmine are likely digital natives: they’ve grown up with technology and they find enjoyment from tablets, phones, laptops, social media, games, and videos. ...

Helping Kids With Dyslexia

A reading clinician and English as an Additional Language teacher in Western School Division, Southwest Manitoba, Valdine Bjornson, frequently uses the Handwriting Without ...

Road to Confederation

Two dynamic stories depicting struggles and triumphs. Volume 1: Baldwin & LaFontaine built Responsible Government laying the groundwork for modern democracy. Volume 2: the ...

Suffrage: Canadian Women and the Vote

This is the true story of how Canadian women achieved the vote after a long struggle. Women faced and overcame challenge after challenge that impeded their progress. Led by ...

Students as Teachers

I love to read. I consume as many books as my schedule allows and often find the time even when there isn’t any. However, that quantity combined with my overloaded memory ...

How to Teach Like a Fool

One of my most influential teaching mentors is a secondary character from a sixteenth century Shakespearean play. I was introduced to the “wise fool” from King Lear in my last ...

Practical Tips to Prevent Plagiarism

Students plagiarize. But they don’t create the problem. Often, teachers do. Some assignments are easy to plagiarize. Teachers need to create assignments that require more than ...