Tag Archives: Portage & Main Press

Jennifer Lawson

Congratulations to Hands-On author Jennifer Lawson P&M Press is pleased to announce that Jennifer Lawson is a contributor to GirlTalk with Marlo. Jennifer will periodically submit education related articles to the site. To read Jennifer’s first article, please click here.

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The Reading For the Love of It Conference

Join Us in Toronto, Ontario Feb. 11th & 12 The 35th Annual Language Arts Conference Reading for the Love of It is Feb. 10th & 11th, 2011. P&M Press will be showing materials at this conference. Please visit us at our booth to browse through our many educational titles. We are offering Free Shipping on […]


Clarity in the Classroom

Now Available for All Teachers Clarity in the Classroom Using Formative Assessment for Building Learning-Focused Relationships by Michael Absolum edited by Meagan Mutchmore and James Gray The author, Michael Absolum, shows how building a learning-focused relationship between teacher and student helps make “assessment for learning” principles work effectively. He does this by breaking down the […]

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A Gift for You

From All of Us at Portage & Main Press In appreciation of the invaluable work that teachers do, Portage & Main Press has made a donation in your honour to Plan Canada’s “Train a Teacher” Gift of Hope in Ethiopia. “This gift will bring trained teachers to children who can’t wait to learn and bring […]


A Review for Teaching Art

Find a Book Review for Teaching Art in the Canadian Teacher Magazine In the November issue of the Canadian Teacher Magazine you will find a book review for Teaching Art: A Complete Guide for the Classroom. The reviewer writes this excellent resource will help you plan a year’s worth of quality art education that will […]

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The Manitoba’s Teacher Society

The Grad Factor An interesting article in the The Manitoba’s Teacher Society newsmagazine finds a relationship between graduation rate and crime rate. Please find the article, The Grad Factor, at www.mbteach.org or by clicking here. Let us know what you think of the article by leaving your thoughts and reactions in the comment section below.

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A Book Review in Galleries West

Secret Identities Filled with Heroes and Shapeshifters, Aboriginal Stories are Tailor-made for Manga, Comics, and Graphic Novels by Kenton Smith Appearing in the Fall/Winter 2010 issue of Galleries West is a thoughtful article featuring P&M Press author David Alexander Robertson and his graphic novel series, 7 Generations. Click on Galleries West: Secret Identities below to […]

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Tom Rossi and Dave Leochko to present at BCTELA

How Can We Help Students on their Path to Literacy with Expository Text P&M Press authors Tom Rossi and Dave Leochko are speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Tom and Dave will present practical activities and strategies for using expository text in the classroom. For more information, please visit the BCTELA website at www.BCTELA.ca. This […]

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Kathleen Gregory to present at BCTELA

This is My Voice! Oral Language for Thinking, Expression, Learning and Advocacy P&M Press author Kathleen Gregory is speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Kathleen along with Sharon Jeroski present practical and interactive strategies to engage students in authentic oral language activities. For more information, please visit the BCTELA website at www.BCTELA.ca. This session will […]

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Neill Dixon to present at BCTELA

Readers Theatre for All Subjects P&M Press author Neill Dixon is speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Participants in Neill’s session, Readers Theatre for All Subjects, will have the opportunity to evaluate and create their own Readers Theatre scripts. For more information, please visit the BCTELA website at www.BCTELA.ca. Neill’s interactive session will fill up […]

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