Erin Schryer - Nicole Letourneau - EvidenceNetwork.ca

Almost nine million Canadians can’t read well enough to perform everyday tasks. We need a cultural shift to a family-centred approach to literacy
Almost nine million Canadians can’t read well enough to perform everyday tasks. We need a cultural shift to a family-centred approach to literacy

The family that reads together, thrives together

By Erin Schryer - Nicole Letourneau - EvidenceNetwork.ca
March 7, 2018 - 9:07am

Two out of five Canadian adults – nearly nine million people – can’t read well enough to perform everyday tasks. Reading difficulties start early. Children who aren’t reading well by the end of Grade 1 are never likely to read well.