Literacy Voices Roundup – August 8

Overcoming Technology Barriers: How to Innovate Without Extra Money or Support

From, get five easy, practical steps toward better digital integration in your classroom.

Young writers, illustrators create dual-language books

From, Nika and Salome Salamadze vividly remember coming to Canada two years ago from the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Now their memories won’t just be their own. The brother and sister, 11 and 12 respectively, have made them into a book, which they’re writing in English and Georgian and illustrating.

Destination Beijing: Opening Ceremony

I realize that the Olympics aren’t family literacy-related, but since the opening ceremony was today, I couldn’t help myself.  Enjoy this slide show from the ceremony from