Abracadabra – A Web-based Literacy Program

Abracadabra – called ABRA – is short for A Balanced Reading Approach for CAnadians Designed to Achieve Best Results for All. Designed for students in the preschool to early elementary school age range, this website takes young readers on an adventure with a girl named Julie and her cat, Leo, when they discover a magic …

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Essential Skills Advantage

Essential Skills Advantage is a Canadian-based company is focused on developing language (and other) skills in kids from Kindergarten to Grade 6 through a series of online activities and challenges. It’s not presented as a game, but simply activities. Our family first had the opportunity to review it back in 2014, and since then it has …

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Reading Kingdom

Designed by Dr. Marion Blank, who is a leading expert in reading learning, this program was created to make reading fun and easy to learn. Through a series of games and activities, children learn the skills needed to read.  What is it? Interactive online reading program from Reading Kingdom Who is it for? Preschool – Grade 3 (ages …

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Learning Wrap-ups

What I reviewed: Full Online Family Subscription Learning Palette What is it? Math and Reading Review by Learning Wrap-Ups Who is it for? Grades K-5 How much is it? For 1 year: $25 for 1 user or $60 for up to 5 users Where can I find it? http://learningwrapups.com/ Tell me more: This website is an online version of a physical …

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Storyline Online

Not Canadian, but still a great resource. Thanks to the Screen Actors’ Guild, StoryLine Online features well known actors like Betty White, James Earl Jones, Sean Austin and Amanda Bynes,  reading kids’ stories. You get to watch the illustrations come to life as the story is read and enjoy a great storytime!