Tag: <span>reading</span>

One Shocking Discovery. Seven Thrilling Adventures.

The much anticipated Seven Sequels launch this Wednesday October 1st, with seven new books from bestselling authors Eric Walters, Ted Staunton, Richard Scrimger, Norah McClintock, Sigmund Brouwer, John Wilson and Shane Peacock. What’s the premise for The Seven Sequels? Just months after the events in the original Seven (the series), …

IRA 2014 in The Big Easy

Orca recently returned from the International Reading Association conference in New Orleans,  and were able to fit in some jazz, beignets and po’ boys in between speaking with educators from all over North America. There was a great energy at the show this year (maybe the marching band that kicked …

Making Reading Fun

An article appeared in The Atlantic recently covering a very important topic–how can we teach kids to enjoy reading, so that it becomes a pleasure and not a chore? “Reading is indeed crucial to success in school and in careers.  But we worry that discussions of reading, especially public policy …