Tag Archives: CR4YR

partners in reading

It’s been thrilling for me to be part of the Changing Results for Young Readers (CR4YR) initiative, a network of educators with a shared goal of improving life chances for children. CR4YR is making a big difference – not only … Continue reading

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it takes a network

Is there anything more inspiring and mutually supportive than a healthy human network? In the past week, I’ve been embraced by a couple of strong and effective networks, the Aboriginal Enhancement School Network and the initiative known as Changing Results for Young Readers. … Continue reading

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open doors, open minds

At the Changing Times, Inspiring Libraries summit in December, David Lankes told us that “a library shapes itself around the community, not the other way around.” The idea is for the library to figure out the priorities of the greater community, then … Continue reading

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pick a book, any book

Harry by the Sea, by Gene Zion, was the very first book I ever borrowed from a library. I remember watching the librarian type my name on the library card, and then telling me I could pick out any book … Continue reading

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Changing Results for Young Readers

At the end of August, I had the privilege of attending the Changing Results for Young Readers Symposium to learn more about the new focus on early reading. As you likely know, the ministry has dedicated $10.7M in increased funding … Continue reading

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