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Recommend Power Up to Read to organizations in your community
by Sharon Duggan


Sharon Duggan, VP transformation and Development, Bell Aliant.

The Aliant Pioneer Volunteers are proud to deliver Power Up To Read, their newest community service program, to fourth and fifth graders in Atlantic Canadian communities.

Do you know someone who could be a Power Up to Read tutor?

Please help us spread the word about this exciting program. Local Aliant Pioneer Volunteers are available to present the program to children, parents, schools and other organizations in your community.

Recommend a person or organization to receive the Power Up to Read presentation

Nova Scotia: Karen.dunphy@aliant.ca 
Prince Edward Island: Karen.dunphy@aliant.ca
New Brunswick: Candace.salkey@aliant.ca
Newfoundland and Labrador: shawn.brown@aliant.ca

Power Up To Read is an engaging multimedia reading program with universally designed features to help all levels of students improve their literacy skills. The program includes leading-edge, interactive features such as animated coaches, multimedia glossaries, and online quick checks and worklogs to monitor student progress.

Power Up To Read has user-friendly interface and step-by-step supports to help students, tutors, and parents get started right away. Students can be expected to build a stronger vocabulary, strengthen word-recognition skills, and develop fluency. Together, these three components serve as the foundation for the development of comprehension skills critical to success.

Go online and look at the program right now and see the Power Up to Read demo.

The free program includes:

  • Full-color print and digital books that blend literature and science content aligned to current standards
  • A complete tutor guide
  • Printable take-home materials to encourage young readers
  • Easy-to-use options to assist tutors
  • Interactive, multilingual features based on the latest reading research—these include animated coaches, story retelling activities, and multimedia glossaries
  • Universal design to meet the individual needs of tutors and students, including those with disabilities
  • Progress-monitoring supports, such as online worklogs, to keep track of student successes
  • Support from TelecomPioneers

If you would like to learn more about Power Up To Readand how TelecomPioneers can support your efforts to offer this program, please contact the TelecomPioneers Resource Center at (800) 976-1914 or via e-mail at: resource@telecompioneers.org.

Thank you for considering this worthwhile education program.

Sharon



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