Reading Skills

Science Just Found Out You Can Be Good At Both Reading AND Math

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada Living

A common set of genes play a role in learning to read and do math, with tiny variants influencing a child's skills in these tasks, according to a stud...

Watching the Watchdog: How Are Canada's News Anchors Faring?

Tim Knight | Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

There's a thread running through today's news broadcasting -- that to one extent or another, the big three of Canadian TV news are captives of the teleprompters which sits in front of their cameras and shows them the words they're paid a lot of money to read at us. Here's a summer report card of how they're doing.

Get Your Kids Reading By Reading This Blog!

Zein Odeh | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Living
Zein Odeh

Literacy paves the way for endless opportunities. It is a skill most of us take for granted, despite how fundamental it is to our daily lives. Both educators and parents play a key role in helping children become successful readers. Here are some tips on how to help get your kids reading!

Worried About Wasting Time On Twitter? Don't Be, Says Margaret Atwood

CBC | Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada Living

Rather than turn our noses up at Twitter, we should celebrate it and the internet as new platforms for instant communication and as drivers of literac...