Exciting News from The Westcoast Reader!

We’re excited to announce that The Westcoast Reader has a new website! And, there’s more news! The Westcoast Reader is introducing a digital as well as print format for each issue. All print subscribers have access to both print and digital. Or, there is an option to subscribe to just the digital edition. Use the… Read more


Newsela is a free nonfiction reading website and an app where students can read about current events at different reading levels. The news articles are from several sources, including the Washington Post, Scientific American, the Smithsonian and PBS News Hour.  They’ve been rewritten at 5 different reading levels (measured by Lexile score), from approximately Grade… Read more

How to Improve WordPress Security

Many websites are built using WordPress and if your website is one of them, it is worth taking a look at the How to Improve WordPress Security infographic. Having your website hacked is both time consuming and worrying. Click this image from the infographic to go to the full infographic as well as additional information…. Read more


Would your learners be interested in reading about Minecraft? Recycling? Tokyo Disneyland? Street Magic with David Blaine? History of Sushi? You’ll find these topics and much more at, a website created by two experienced EFL instructors. It provides free online reading practice at various reading levels, organized into: Easy English, Interesting English, Fun English,… Read more