Our Emergent Readers eBooks Our Emergent Readers collection forms the foundation for teaching young learners how to read. Our series has been specifically structured and scaffolded with the aim of building children’s confidence and improving their reading skills at each level. Learn more about our reading program!
Reading Gaps - Time to Change Perspective “Where are the gaps in students’ reading abilities coming from?”. The traditional perspective would point to the teachers or the students themselves, but what if this is not the case? Is it time to change our perspective? Read to find out more.
The Emergent Readers Collection As a parent and educator I encouraged my daughter to practice reading strategies: to look at the picture, try sounding the word out letter by letter, try chunking … but when these tactics fail what can you do? It was out of this frustration that our Emergent Readers eBooks were created.
Learning to Read vs. Vocabulary Building If learning to read and vocabulary building are two different areas of learning ... what does that mean for educators and the resources we use? Read to find out.
Rethinking Current Guided Reading Resources Do the current guided reading books need to be adjusted so that children can benefit from them in the earlier stages of reading? Learn more about the reasons why it might be time we rethink current programs.
Academic English Language Learners - A Change in Perspective What if instead of attempting to classify students into categories of English language learners and trying to determine who qualifies for extra support etc..., we simply view ALL students as Academic English Learners – no additional categorization needed?
Academic English Language Learners - A Proposed Solution If we could shift mainstream teachers' mindset, what would change in how instructions were given, how learning materials would be chosen and developed, how activities would be laid out, how assessments would be created … would any student’s language needs be ignored? Is it possible to meet the language needs of ALL students (ESL, EAL, native speakers ... ) in a classroom and ensure all learners can access the curriculum?
Our ESL eBooks & Accompanying Teaching Resources Our ESL collection of eBooks is designed to help your upper primary & middle school children consolidate classroom learning at home or at school, and links to common themes being covered in the classroom, as well as covering cultural aspects of life in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Australia.
ESL Students and Specialist Classes In previous schools I have worked at ESL students have been provided with support during mainstream classes, whether from the classroom teacher themselves or from ESL teachers, but support was not provided during specialist classes, such as P.E., Music, etc., and my question is, why not? And if we do not provide support for ESL students during specialist classes, what are the consequences?
Why Our FSL eBooks and Literature Circles Programs Were Created While I was teaching FSL, I was provided with textbooks which were fantastic in many ways – the vocabulary and grammar activities were helpful tools – but the one thing I always felt I was lacking was reading material for the students. So I began creating my own FSL eBooks. Read to find out more about the resources ...
Our FSL eBooks & Accompanying Teaching Resources Our FSL collection of eBooks and accompanying resources are ideal for use in upper primary and middle school classrooms and link to common themes being covered in the classroom, as well as covering cultural aspects of life in Canada, France, Martinique and Senegal. Learn more about our unique French program.