Upcoming Free Webinar! – Literacy Solutions for Struggling Readers

Are you an educator looking for creative solutions to reach your reluctant readers? This upcoming free webinar may be for you! In order to reach struggling readers, teachers and librarians need to be responsive and adaptive. Additionally, the Common Core asks that students are comfortable with a wide range of text formats. In this free, hour-long webinar, representatives from Orca Book Publishers and Saddleback Educational Publishing will offer Common Core-linked suggestions for sharing high-interest fiction with struggling readers, as well as solutions that can work in multiple formats, from print and audio to multi-user ebooks […]

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Pink Shirt Day 2014 – Anti-Bullying Awareness

Pink Shirt Day is a hugely important annual event to raise awareness about bullying in schools, workplaces, homes and on the Internet. Each year, supporters proudly wear pink to symbolize a united effort to stand up to bullies and end instances of bullying everywhere. In case you haven’t heard the origins of Pink Shirt Day, here’s how it began with two teenage boys from a high school in Nova Scotia: ‚ÄúDavid Shepherd, Travis Price and their teenage friends organized a high-school protest to wear pink in sympathy with a Grade 9 boy who was being […]

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