Tag Archives: reading engagement

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

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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

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Transforming Library Spaces

In the early days of implementing Together for Learning, transforming the physical space of the school library was a tangible goal for many. Realizing the learning commons philosophy by considering design components that “expanded engagement” and considered “collaboration, comfort and … Continue reading

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