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Civic literacy is the knowledge and skills you need to participate in making change in your community. In Canada, this includes: Voting Knowing how…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

12-18

Southern Ontario is one of the best places to explore trails and nature.  We are surrounded by three of the Great Lakes (Lake Huron, Lake Erie &…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6, 6-12, 12-18

For over 20 years, many thousands of children have been reading from the very best of Canadian children’s books and voting annually for their…

Focus:

Engagement

Target Age:

3-6, 6-12, 12-18

We have set out the goal to be a provincial leader in child, youth and family literacy by 2015.  We learned that 1 in 4 children in London were not…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Current Research, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6

For the reluctant or unmotivated reader, it doesn't matter what they are reading as long as they are reading.  One of the best ways to help is to…

Focus:

Engagement, Home

Target Age:

6-12, 12-18

Anderson, Richard et al. Becoming a nation of Readers: The Report of the Commission on Reading: US Department of Education.  Champaign-Urbana, IL:…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

3-6, 6-12, 12-18

CHANGING CONVERSATIONS.                       CHANGING MINDSETS.                                            CHANGING LIVES.   The work to be done in…

Focus:

Engagement

Target Age:

12-18, 3-6, 6-12

Patsy Aldana, founder of Groundwood Books, says reading “talks to you about who you are, or it tells you something about who the other is.  So they’…

Focus:

Engagement, 2000 Words to Grow

Target Age:

3-6, 6-12

This mixed-method study was commissioned by the National Reading Campaign to determine the Aboriginal Access to Reading Materials in Canada, with a…

Focus:

Current Research, Skill Development

Target Age:

12-18, 3-6, 6-12

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With the support of the Family Centre Carling-Thames, we have created Family Game Kits that will be rotated amongst all of the Family Centres to be…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6, 6-12, 12-18