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11 Jan 2019

Happy New Year! We’re so glad to have been part of your educational experience in 2018, and look forward to helping your children and students learn to read and write in 2019 as well.

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Sesame Street and SEL

Looking back at 2018, one of our top highlights was when we extended our exciting partne...

Light: An Inclusive Perspective on Holiday Traditions
17 Dec 2018

In the delightful children’s book Same, Same but Different, we read about two pen pals. Elliot lives in America and Kailash lives in India. As they share pictures and letters, they learn that their lives are similar in many ways as well as different. And so it is with all of us. We come from diffe...

Creating Dual-Language Books with English Language Learners
08 Dec 2018

Guest blog post by Kimiko Shibata, itinerant ESL/ELD teacher for the Waterloo Region District School Board, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

I first came across the WriteReader app in a list of apps that a Twitter colleague claimed integrated well with Google Classroom. I’m always looking for new strateg...

WriteReader Gives Refugee Children a Voice to Tell Their Stories
02 Dec 2018

By Sara Ipsen, Children's Club Coordinator at the Trampoline House community refugee center, Copenhagen, Denmark

“We have many kids with difficulties concentrating, and some of them find it difficult to sit still for longer than just a few minutes. With WriteReader, the kids have been engaged for...

Guided Writing with WriteReader
25 Nov 2018

When was the last time you learned a new skill? Perhaps you learned how to snowboard, edit videos, or bake a pie. Did you expect yourself to master it on the first try? No, of course not. It took time, patience, and practice. Hopefully, you also had an encouraging instructor or mentor.

And so it i...

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