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Over the past eight weeks, I've had the honour of being a summer literacy facilitator at my local library. This big fancy title basically means that…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

6-12

Yes, literacy skills can still grow over the holidays! There is a great list of tips on ABC Life Literacy Canada's website to help your family…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6, 6-12

Every day this summer, at the White Oaks Public School on Bradley Ave in London, Ontario, 45 awesome, cool, amazing, fun kids (who love adjectives!)…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

6-12

Summer Surprise is no ordinary day camp. We sing songs, do drama, enjoy messy crafts, bake in the kitchen, keep active outdoors, and make friends!…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

6-12

Kids in London's Investing in Children After-school Program at Princess Elizabeth Public School are bloggers too. This program which is funded by the…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development, 2000 Words to Grow

Target Age:

12-18, 6-12

Originally published at www.parentinvolvementmatters.org, this blog by Lauren Landes emphasizes the value of parent engagement. Although it is based…

Focus:

Home, School, Skill Development

Target Age:

12-18, 6-12

Book Camp London is an annual 1-week day camp for young people who are passionate about reading, writing and illustrating. Co-sponsored by…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

12-18, 6-12

I discovered a blog written by Jieun, a university student who is working one-on-one with struggling readers this summer at the London Public Library…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

6-12

Helping children to learn letter sounds and in particular, consonant blends, doesn't have to be boring. Here is a suggestion from Sara, an…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

3-6, 6-12

The rapid advance of technology has allowed new forms of communication to emerge.  The ability to send and receive messages through e-mail, text,…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Current Research, Skill Development

Target Age:

3-6, 6-12