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Creating Confident Learners

No such thing as illiterate

Illiterate: Why this word can be damaging

When a child is unable to read, we should veer away from the term, “illiterate.” Young learners, whether able to read or unable to read, all go through a process. It takes many steps, but with the right mindset and support, they will surely get there.

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Summer family activities

Family Activities for Fun Summer Weekends

With the temperatures rising fast, we can already tell that summer is in full swing. Parents are racking their brains to build their lists of places to go. And because long weekends are popping up here and there, game planning starts now.

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Hoot Reading Takes Center Stage at Collision 2022

Collision Conference 2022 returns this year with a huge comeback featuring over 1,500 startups from more than 130 countries. One of the biggest events in tech was held at the Enercare Centre, Toronto from June 19 to 22, and Hoot Reading’s co-CEO and co-founder Carly Shuler shone the spotlight on a vital cause.

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A Father's Day Message from Hoot Reading

A Father’s Day Message from Hoot Reading

“‘Father’ is the noblest title a man can be given. It is more than a biological role. It signifies a patriarch, a leader, an exemplar, a confidant, a teacher, a hero, a friend.” –Robert L. Backman 

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Summer Slide Reading Pledge

Take the Reading Pledge and Stop the Summer Slide

A Message from Our Co-Founders

“We, as parents ourselves and as entrepreneurs who are passionate about raising confident readers, are asking you and your child to take our Summer Slide Reading Pledge and keep reading top of mind this summer.

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How Can Parents Deal with Low Report Card Marks?

Report cards are coming! This can be a time some look forward to, while some not so much. Checking on kids’ academic performance is essential for parents to know if their young learners are on the right track during the school year. But what do you do if you receive a report card that’s missing the mark?

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A Hoot Reading Tribute for Teacher Appreciation Week

This week, the Hoot Reading Community is giving a huge shout out to all teachers! To share how much we appreciate all teachers, our team partnered with Hoot Families to put together this special video for our well-loved educators.

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