Due to an unforeseen set of circumstances, I have been spending more time in the school library than I have for years. As the once again, president of the the British Columbia Literacy Council of the ILA (International Literacy Association), and a lover of books, this is a bonus for me. Talking to kids aboutContinue reading “Entering the World of Graphic Novels”
Children going to play in the park, are enticed to incorporate reading as another fun activity. This is particularly important as students are moving towards the summer holidays and the risk of losing reading gains is imminent without continued reading.
There is nothing like the visit from a REAL author to bring to life the point that authors are real people, writing about their experiences or imaginings. We are thrilled to welcome Deborah Hodge to speak to the Vancouver School Board. Deborah Hodge will be joining administrators, librarians and two students from 55 Vancouver elementary schoolsContinue reading “Deborah Hodge Talks the Craft of Writing”