For schools

Connect your school with us.

Becoming part of the Calgary Reads movement is easy. These forms and downloads are here to help connect schools with our resources.

  • Document Name
  • Download Link
  • Description
  • Format
  • 2017 Teacher Convention – Third Grade Reading Presentation
  • Download 
  • Here are Steacy’s Slides from her presentations at Teacher Conventions in February 2017. 
  • pdf
  • Reading Place Summit Slides
  • Download 
  • This was a presentation Steacy Collyer, ED of Calgary Reads, made at Summit 15 on October 27, 2016. 
  • pdf
  • Making Thinking Visible Using Digital Tools
  • Download 
  • Presentation from March 12th SOS (Session on Saturday). Presented by Jaime Hatchette and Heather McKay. 
  • pdf
  • Alberta Reads Network – Expression of Interest Form
  • Download 
  • If your school is interested in participating in the Alberta Reads Network, please complete this form and submit. We will follow up with you to share more information and explore your involvement 
  • link
  • Reading Place Presentation
  • Download 
  • “Just Imagine a Reading Place,” presented at the Palliser and Edmonton Teacher Conventions in February 2016. 
  • pdf
  • Get Your Geek On
  • Download 
  • A toolkit of ideas and fun activities for youth to lead. Designed to help build our community's commitment to reading and to promote the joy and power of reading! Supports your volunteerism and community engagement. An ideal resource for students, teams, groups, teachers, and youth leaders. 
  • pdf
  • Becoming the Authors of Our Own Lives
  • Download 
  • Excerpt from How Holocausts Happen 
  • pdf
  • Welcoming Families Checklist
  • Download 
  • A checklist to determine how family-friendly your school or program is. 
  • pdf
  • Literacy-in-a Box Overview
  • Download 
  • Helping educators promote family literacy in fun, engaging, and effective ways.  
  • pdf
  • Literacy-in-a-Box Module
  • Download 
  • Literacy-in-a-Box Module: Pass the Pizza and Poems 
  • zip
  • Y Read? Facilitator’s Guide
  • Download 
  • Exploring why and how to support young people to read with pleasure and purpose. 
  • pdf
  • Y Read? Participant’s Guide
  • Download 
  • Exploring why and how to support young people to read with pleasure and purpose. 
  • pdf