A language filter has been added so you can easily find the French titles. French-speaking actors were used to record the audio (no computer generated voice). The pace of the audio recordings is appropriate for a French Immersion context. All teaching notes and activities are also in French
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so each user lands on a site that is designed around their needs
When teachers log in, they are taken to the teacher site. There are 2 main sections:
When students log in, they are taken to the student site. There are two main sections:
All 700+ titles in Spark Reading have been extensively reviewed and vetted by teachers and students and have a proven track record of engagement.
The books in Spark Reading were chosen from the thousands of little books published by Pearson Canada and our partners. We selected only the books that were most appropriate and relevant for Canadian students.
Books were selected from many popular, classroom-tested series
Our goal is for children to see themselves in their digital library and have opportunities to develop their understanding and appreciation of diversity.
Many books connect to Canadian Social Studies, Science, Health, and the Arts curricula. Each book has been tagged allowing teachers and students to easily find books to support learning in other disciplines.
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Meaningful filters allow you to search books by level, text form, topic, curriculum connection , or key word and assign books to individuals students, groups of students, or the whole class.
The comprehensive analytic tools in Spark Reading help you monitor and respond to student learning.
Teachers have an instant view of how often students are logging in and reading. Teachers can also drill down to more specific information on each student including the results of any interactive the student has completed.
The more detailed information includes the results of any interactive activities in the books the student has completed. You can also get deeper information on each book the child has on their Bookbox.