Yearly Archives: 2014

Leanne Simpson

Congratulations Leanne Simpson! Leanne Simpson, author of The Gift Is in the Making, has been named recipient of the inaugural RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award. Established jointly by RBC and the Taylor Prize to promote emerging talent in non-fiction, the RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award consists of a cash prize, as well as the opportunity […]

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A Workshop with Ruth Sutton

Successful Student Transition Please join author and educator Ruth Sutton as she explores the following questions in her upcoming workshop. What are the obstacles that make transitions difficult for our students? How do school systems make transitions more difficult for learners? What steps can be taken to overcome the “muddle in the middle?” How can […]

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Join Us for Resource Teachers Book Launch

Please join McNally Robinson Booksellers, Portage & Main Press, and Dr. Jennifer Katz Celebrating Resource Teachers: A Changing Role in the Three-Block Model of Universal Design for Learning The series Tools for Instruction and Reading Assessment will also be launched this evening. All titles are part of the Teaching to Diversity series. DATE: Tuesday, February […]

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Available Febuary, 2014

5 KEY REASONS FOR RETHINKING LETTER GRADES From the book Rethinking Letter Grades: A Five-Step Approach for Aligning Letter Grades to Learning Standards by Caren Cameron and Kathleen Gregory In the introduction to Rethinking Letter Grades, the authors encourage teachers to think and talk more about how to arrive at letter grades. The focus, they […]

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Graphic Novels Coming Soon!

Tales from Big Spirit is a unique six-book graphic novel series that delves into the stories of some of the great Indigenous heroes from Canadian history—some already well known and others who deserve to be. Designed to correspond to grades 4–6 social studies curriculums across Canada, these full-colour graphic novels could be used in literature […]

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