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Hooked on Books with The Baker Sisters: Jean Parker and Rachel Smith

Hooked on Books with The Baker Sisters: Jean Parker and Rachel Smith

By Joanne Sallay

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Hooked On Books, Local, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

In our latest Hooked on Books, we feature Jean Parker and Rachel Smith’s debut title, Baking Wonderland, with kid-friendly instructions, colourful pages, and animated recipes.

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Add Canadian Authors and Illustrators to Your Library with 2024 Forest of Reading Nominees

Add Canadian Authors and Illustrators to Your Library with 2024 Forest of Reading Nominees

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Local, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

Teachers on Call has assembled the 2024 Forest of Reading nominated titles into one easy list to support literacy.

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Reasons Why Films and Movies Benefit Student Learning and Mental Health

Reasons Why Films and Movies Benefit Student Learning and Mental Health

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Local, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

Movies and films provide an opportunity to elevate student learning and well-being in and outside of the classroom.

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Hooked on Books with Award-Winning Author/Illustrator Peggy Collins

Hooked on Books with Award-Winning Author/Illustrator Peggy Collins

By Joanne Sallay

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Hooked On Books, Local, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

This Hooked on Books series features author/illustrator, Peggy Collins, covering the topics of courage, autism and neurodivergence.

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Hooked on Books with Lily Chu, Toronto’s very own Sophie Kinsella

Hooked on Books with Lily Chu, Toronto’s very own Sophie Kinsella

By Joanne Sallay

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Hooked On Books, Local, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

This Hooked on Books series features author Lily Chu to introduce her book The Comeback, with famous Toronto landmarks, new hotspots, and an introduction to Korean popular music (K-pop).

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Hooked on Books with Forest of Reading Author/Illustrator Jason Li

Hooked on Books with Forest of Reading Author/Illustrator Jason Li

By Joanne Sallay

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Hooked On Books, Local, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

This Hooked on Books series features author / illustrator Jason Li to get his take on this unique and creative methodology to learn the Chinese Language through the The Hanmoji Handbook.

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Hooked on Books with Forest of Reading Nominee Jen Ferguson

Hooked on Books with Forest of Reading Nominee Jen Ferguson

By Joanne Sallay

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Hooked On Books, Local, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

This Hooked on Books series features Jen Ferguson and her book, The Summer of Bitter and Sweet. 

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5Ws (and 1H) Elementary Parents Need to know about EQAO

5Ws (and 1H) Elementary Parents Need to know about EQAO

By Joanne Sallay

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Local, Math Tutoring, Parent Education Resources, Special Ed. Tutoring, Tips & Advice

Joanne Sallay from Teachers on Call, shares information on elementary EQAO assessments for grade 3 and 6 students to best support families in understanding the process and next steps.

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Hooked on Books with Forest of Reading 2023 Blue Spruce Award Winner Monica Arnaldo

Hooked on Books with Forest of Reading 2023 Blue Spruce Award Winner Monica Arnaldo

By Joanne Sallay

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Hooked On Books, Local, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

This Hooked on Books series features Monica Arnaldo, creator of Are You a Cheeseburger?

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Hooked on Books with Forest of Reading Nominee Bahram Rahman

Hooked on Books with Forest of Reading Nominee Bahram Rahman

By Joanne Sallay

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Hooked On Books, Local, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

This Hooked on Books series features Bahram Rahman, who personally understands the importance of educating children about sensitive topics with the help of picture books

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