Category Archives: Reading Engagement

Freedom to Read

It’s Freedom to Read Week in Canada, and time to reflect on intellectual freedom and the role of the school library program. Freedom to Read in the School Library School libraries should be the champions of the freedom to read. … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Engagement | Tagged , | Comments Off on Freedom to Read

Stop Pretending… #MakeSchoolDifferent

I am taking up Doug Peterson’s (@dougpete) challenge to contribute to the #makeschooldifferent conversation. Here are the five things that I think we need to stop pretending. Stop pretending that levelled books and classroom libraries create lifelong readers. Early readers … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy & Leadership, Reading Engagement, Together for Learning | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

OLA Forest Engages Readers

This week I had the immense pleasure of attending the Festival of Trees in both Toronto and Ottawa. Thousands of young people gathered in these two cities and several others across the province to celebrate good books and amazing Canadian … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy & Leadership, Reading Engagement, The Research | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on OLA Forest Engages Readers