Resources for Better Teaching
It is difficult to over-emphasize the importance of good teachers, especially kindergarten and grade one
teachers. The research is very clear that children who get off to a strong start, particularly in reading, get
a boost that lasts them all their lives. Children’s reading ability at the end of grade one is strongly predictive
of their future academic success and income in later life.
The links below lead to authoritative information about various aspects of children’s schooling, including ways to help them learn more.
Free Remedial Reading Program
Free Remedial Math Program
List of Recommended Teaching Materials
How Can Teachers' Qualifications be Upgraded?
The Faculty of Education: History and Purposes
Learning to Read
Teaching Children to Read
Learning the Basics
How Can Beginning Reading be Improved?
What about Older Students' Reading?
How can Student Achievement be Increased?
Ten Keys to Success: Fundamental Principles of Teaching
School Choices Available Cross-Canada
Newsletter Articles, Organized by Topic
What to Do About Boys Who Struggle in School