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Creating Confident Learners

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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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

MAY 3, 2022 – 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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Orange Shirt Day Children’s Booklist: Acknowledging Indigenous History and Residential Schools



Orange Shirt Day is September 30th in Canada, a time when Canadians are encouraged to wear orange to acknowledge the mistreatment of Indigenous communities historically that has resulted in generational trauma. It is also known as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The purpose of Orange Shirt Day is to educate people and promote awareness about the Indian residential school system and the impact it has had, and still has, on Indigenous communities for over a century. 

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