from the IRA…

Since 1956, IRA has been a nonprofit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy. More than 53,000 members strong, the Association supports literacy professionals through a wide range of resources, advocacy efforts, volunteerism, and professional development activities. Our members promote high levels of literacy for all by: Improving the quality of readingContinue reading “from the IRA…”

South Central Literacy Council – SCLC

One of my first official duties as Provincial Coordinator was to go visit Michael Bowden at his new school, Dufferin Elementary School, in Kamloops.  Mike is a long time and very committed member of  The International Reading Association.  He has been working with a group of colleagues in the South Central region of British ColumbiaContinue reading “South Central Literacy Council – SCLC”

Literacy in British Columbia

The International Reading Association is a wonderful source of information for educators about both reading research and classroom practice.  It is structured to allow groups to come together and create communities of literacy learners.  The provincial association in British Columbia is called The BC Literacy Council of The International Reading Association (BCLCIRA).  ReadingBC has beenContinue reading “Literacy in British Columbia”