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Hoot Reading Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Finding the perfect gift for the special littles’ in your life can be challenging, especially when what they want one minute turns out to be something entirely different the next. We’ve been there and we also know how stressful and busy holiday time can be. Let us help make your life a little bit easier with the Hoot Reading Holiday Gift Guide. Our 2018 Guide is packed with educational toys (don’t worry your kids will think they’re fun too!) and books (of course). We’ve also outlined “experience” ideas to choose over toys if you’re looking to give something different this year. 

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Hoot Reading Selected as Winner of the 2018 Academics’ Choice Smart Book Award

Winnipeg, MB (December 5, 2018) — Online tutoring service, Hoot Reading, has been selected as a winner of the 2018 Academics’ Choice Smart Book Award, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys. The independent Academics’ Choice Awards program and its seal of excellence are recognized worldwide by consumers and educational institutions as a mark of genuinely effective learning tools that stimulate the mind, and provide potential for the student to fully develop higher order thinking skills.

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Meet our Teachers: Ms. Cristina

Ms. Cristina has been a Hoot teacher since Spring ’18 and in addition to teaching her regular Hoot students, Cristina is our lead teacher for our Hoot Reading...

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Halloween Reading Comprehension Ideas

Happy Halloween! Although this holiday is usually reserved for scary stories, elaborate costumes, and lots of candy it can also be a great time to get your kids excited about reading. Holiday themed books can help keep kids engaged with something that they have resisted doing in the past (like reading!) making it a meaningful and fun moment for everyone in the house.

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Meet Our Teachers: Ms. Lindsay

Lindsay Gustafson was one of Hoot Reading’s first teachers. She holds a B.Ed from the University of Alberta, a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma of Education from the University of Manitoba and is currently working on a Master of Education.

When did you know you wanted to be a teacher? 

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