Their Voices Will Guide Us

Their Voices Will Guide Us: Student and Youth Engagement Guide is an education initiative of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Our intent is to facilitate critical thinking, purposeful reflection, and dialogue around the perceptions and lived realities of Indigenous women and girls, including members of 2SLGBTQQIA communities. This initiative… Read more

How to Search the App Store Like a Pro

AlphaPlus has created an infographic guide on How to Find What You’re Looking for in the App Store. It has tips, hints and tricks on how to search smarter and faster for apps to use in your literacy program. This guide is designed for using the Apple App Store. A guide for using the Google… Read more

Reading for Social Justice

Today is World Day of Social Justice! Reading for Social Justice: A Guide for Families and Educators is a new resource from Teaching Tolerance and the School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder.  It presents a thorough and practical guide to creating a reading group focused on social justice for families. This guide is designed… Read more

Digital Citizenship: Guide for Parents

Public Safety Canada and MediaSmarts have created  Digital Citizenship: Guide for Parents. The guide is designed to prepare parents for the conversations they need to have with their children when they first start using digital devices, as they grow and their online activities change, and when things go wrong. The guide is divided into three… Read more

VESL Tutor Tips

The Volunteer ESL Tutor Training Project of Calgary supports the professional development of volunteer ESL tutors. It is a collaborative effort of Bow Valley College, the Calgary Public Library and the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society. It has produced a VESL (Volunteering with ESL Learners) Tutor Tips guide. This 50 page document was created y ELL… Read more

Board Governance Resource Guide

The Board Governance Resource Guide for Nonprofit Organizations published by Community Literacy of Ontario is a self-study resource to help nonprofits develop and strengthen their board governance practices.  The guide was revised in June 2014. In it you will find information on effective practices in: Board roles and responsibilities Governance structures Board and risk management… Read more

Partnering for Change

New online resource from the BC Centre for Employment Excellence! Partnering for Change: Best practices for planning, managing, and improving contractor and sub-contractor collaborations summarizes best practices in partnerships and collaborations. It includes information for understanding contractual relationships in the non-profit sector as well as key factors to ensure a successful partnership. The tool addresses… Read more