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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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Pandemic Learning Loss and Its Impact On Early Literacy

As the new and uncertain back-to-school season is well underway and children are returning to in-person learning, there’s a looming sense of urgency that the educational system needs to do better in this extended schooling crisis. The skills and knowledge gaps that children are experiencing because of the highly interrupted school year continues to weigh heavily on parents. And experts say, these skill gaps may have the greatest impact on the youngest learners, those in the formative years of learning to read.

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Hoot Reading Launches ‘Hoot for Companies’ Corporate Benefit

What a year it has been. Over the pandemic, as offices and schools shifted to operating remotely, we saw a complete shake-up in the way we live our lives. Most parents — ourselves included– found themselves sharing an at-home office with their children, while simultaneously managing their kids’ daily schedules, most notably their kids’ online schooling. As a result, many working parents found it nearly impossible to keep up with the demands of their jobs in addition to the needs of their children at home. Feelings of needing to be ‘always on’ with the invisible boundaries of work and home caused stress and anguish and burnout became a very real thing for working parents.

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Meet Our Teachers: Ms. Jenna

Ms. Jenna currently teaches 6th and 7th grade Special Education, but has experience teaching elementary and high school. She recently completed her Master’s in Reading...

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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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