Announcing the winners of our Willows Launch 2019 contest!

Congratulations to the following schools who submitted ideas and plans for launching the Willow finalists this year in their schools: Three Winners of a Full Set of 2019 Finalists: Henry Braun School, Regina St. Ketari Tekakwitha School, Saskatoon Archerwill School, Archerwill Honourable Mentions who will receive a selection of books:¬† Outlook Elementary School, Outlook KincaidRead More →

Developing Phonological Awareness Skills Using the 2019 Shining Willows as Mentor Texts

Teachers are using the Willow Award Finalists in wonderful ways! Check out this¬† detailed plan for the development of phonological skills using each of the 2019 Shining Willows as mentor texts. Thank you to Andrea Dunk, an Instructional Consultant with Saskatoon Public Schools, and Allison Kershaw, a Special Education teacher with Saskatoon Public Schools forRead More →