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Help Your Child to Read and Write

Help Your Child to Read and Write is a program for parents with children of elementary school age. The program helps parents build their children's confidence and supports reading and writing in the home.

Help Your Child to Read and Write is funded by:
Edmonton Oiler Community Foundation
Edmonton Journal, Raise-a-Reader

The Program:

  • Parents meet with a workshop leader once a week for 6-8 weeks
  • Parents look at their children's strengths and abilities
  • They use good quality children's books to practice strategies for making meaning from print
  • They review writing skills, comprehension strategies and study skills

The Benefits:

  • Parents’ and children’s confidence levels increase significantly
  • Parents report that working with their children is more relaxed and productive
  • Everyone in the home reads more
  • Parents and the school become a team in their children’s learning

For more information on this program, please call 780.421.7323 or e-mail

11642 142 St NW  Edmonton AB  T5M 1V4
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324