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A Year of Reading
A blog on reading by two teachers who read a lot. They provide ideas both on adult and kid literature. The bloggers are both authors of various books, including Still Learning to Read, Day-to-Day Assessment in the Reading Workshop, The Joy of Planning, and the Poetry Friday Anthology for Science.
Children’s Book Council
The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the non-profit trade association of children’s book publishers in North America, dedicated to supporting the industry and promoting children’s books and reading. It provides educational programming & professional development and access to partnerships with other national organizations on reading lists, educational programming, and literacy initiatives.
EduGAINS – Literacy GAINS 
Literacy GAINS provides resources to build individual and collaborative capacities to improve literacy teaching and learning in Ontario. Resources support cross-curricular learning, subject-specific literacy, dual credit programs, boys’ literacy, and differentiated instruction.
EduGAINS – ELL GAINS 
Ontario Ministry of Education web resources for English language learner instruction and professional development (K-12).
International Literacy Association (ILA)
(ILA is a global advocacy and membership organization of more than 300,000 literacy educators, researchers, and experts across 75 countries. Their website includes reading lists and unit and lesson plans.
Think Literacy - Student Success/Learning to 18
Think Literacy includes lesson plans, videos, posters, and other teaching resources that are focused on literacy for students in Grades 7 to 12. These resources help teachers strengthen the connection between literacy skills and the courses they are teaching.
Me Read? No, Way!
Me Read? No, Way! is a practical guide, prepared by the Ontario Ministry of Education, for improving boys’ literacy skills.
Me Read? And How!
Me Read? And How! is a guide based on the Boys’ Literacy Teacher Inquiry Project, providing practical and effective strategies that teachers can put to use in the elementary or secondary classroom.
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