According to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, Financial literacy is having the knowledge, skills and confidence to make responsible financial…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

3-6, 6-12, 12-18

Every two years, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) chooses outstanding books for and about young people with disabilities.…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

12-18, 3-6, 6-12

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

The Canada West Foundation has published Smarten Up: It’s time to build essential skills, a report analyzing data from the 2011 Programme for the…

Focus:

Current Research, Skill Development

Target Age:

12-18

What is civic engagement? Getting involved in the political issues that matter to you is important, and creates awareness across youth communities…

Focus:

Engagement, Home

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

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:

12-18, 6-12

As you approach adulthood and start to think about your future, are you really ready to be financially responsible for yourself? If you answered no…

Focus:

Skill Development, Home

Target Age:

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:

12-18, 3-6, 6-12

The teen years can be scary and confusing for both the teenager and the parent.  This article provides some greater understanding of teen behaviour…

Focus:

Current Research, 2000 Words to Grow

Target Age:

12-18