ERGO is an organization of ESL/ELD coordinators, consultants, and designated representatives of boards of education, colleges and universities across Ontario dedicated to the improvement of educational opportunities and practices for English language learners.
By Mandi Gerland and Ann Woomert Lara learns how to use her bank account for saving for college. Read as she learns how to deposit her pay cheques and transfer money to her chequing account.
By Monica Petrus Mariam reads about Ryan Hreljac's story and is inspired to help him build water wells in Africa. Learn how she starts a new club at her school called Water Ambassadors.
By Monica Petrus Malyoun is from Somalia and she wants to hel people there. She joins the Water Ambassadors and raises money through a bake sale. Read to learn how they planned for the fundraiser.
By Monica Petrus Ayan joins some clubs at school and learns about fundraising. Learn about how she and her friends make greeting cards to raise money to help others.
By Peggy Dunham Htee Moo receives some money as a gift and he wants to buy some new shoes. Read along as he learns a lesson about "buyer's remorse".
by Mandi Gerland and Ann Woomert In this story, Adam finds out what happens when he doesn't return his library books on time! Read along as he learns about library fines and figures out how to pay them.
By Peggy Dunham Sunita is in charge of buying groceries this week. Her siser wants her to buy some pop but will Sunita have enough money? Read as she estimates the cost of her food purchases.
By Mandi Gerland and Ann Woomert Lara needs a new pair of shoes for the school prom and she must decide which ones to buy. Read about making choices based on prices and discounts.
By Ann Woomert On their second day in Canada, Mohamed and Abdilahi buy a snack from a store. They quickly learn that they must pay tax on some items in Canada.
By Monica Petrus A group of girls is trying to raise money for a clean water project in Africa. The girls have an idea. Read about how they raise $89.00 for the cause.