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Vigneault, A. (2018, November 19). Que faire avec un mauvais bulletin ? La Presse. Retrieved from http://plus.lapresse.ca/screens/900a4727-21d4-4fda-b1a9-e5aac15d4a6d__7C___0.html?utm_medium=Ulink&utm_campaign=Internal+Share&utm_content=Screen

Staff Writers. (2017, September). Lire pour réussir. Des Uqamiens participaient à une journée de réflexions sur le thème de l'analphabétisme [M. Brodeur mentioned]. Actualités UQAM. Retrieved from https://www.actualites.uqam.ca/2017/combattre-analphabetisme-journee-lire-pour-reussir

Staff Writers. (2017, September). Une expertise reconnue. Les chercheurs en littératie de l'UQAM et de Concordia sont appelés à jouer un rôle dans la mise en œuvre des recommandations du Conseil consultatif sur l'économie et l'innovation [M. Brodeur interviewed]. Actualités UQAM. Retrieved from https://www.actualites.uqam.ca/2017/conseil-consultatif-economie-innovation-expertise-en-litteratie-UQAM-Concordia

Aga Khan Academies. (2017). Concordia University awarded UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize. Available: http://www.agakhanacademies.org/general/unesco-honours-aga-khan-academies-partner-concordia-university-king-sejong-literacy-prize

Aga Khan Academies. (2017, Sept. 12). UNESCO honours Aga Khan Academies partner Concordia University with King Sejong Literacy Prize. Retreived from http://www.agakhanacademies.org/general/concordia-university-awarded-unesco-king-sejong-literacy-prize

Aga Khan Foundation Canada. (2017, Sept. 8). UNESCO honours Aga Khan Academies partner Concordia University with King Sejong Literacy Prize. Retrieved from https://www.akfc.ca/news/unesco-honours-aga-khan-academies-partner-concordia-university-king-sejong-literacy-prize/?utm_source=AKFC+News+%26+Events+Bulletin+-+English&utm_campaign=f4a2563f8c-20170914-Newsletter_EN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4d451e664b-f4a2563f8c-225310461

Barr, M. (2017, September 25). 'We aim to bolster foundational skills': Concordia and UQAM receive support to develop a new digital literacy tool for members of the Quebec workforce. Retreived from http://www.concordia.ca/cunews/main/stories/2017/09/25/concordia-uqam-abracadabra-adult-literacy-software.html?c=research/learning-performance/news-events]

Dunk, R. (2017, September 6). $2.5 million for a Concordia-based education project in Sub-Saharan Africa: The SSHRC supports pedagogical transformation in the developing world. Retrieved from http://www.concordia.ca/cunews/main/stories/2017/09/06/sshrc-grants-concordia-2-5-million-for-education-tech-in-sub-saharan-africa.html?c=research/learning-performance/news-events

UNESCO. (2017, August 31). Technology helps develop literacy and numeracy in Sub-Saharan Africa. Retreived from http://en.unesco.org/news/technology-helps-develop-literacy-and-numeracy-sub-saharan-africa

Dunk, R. (2017, August 30). UNESCO honours Concordia’s Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance: The research hub receives a $20,000 global literacy prize. Retrieved from http://www.concordia.ca/cunews/main/stories/2017/09/06/sshrc-grants-concordia-2-5-million-for-education-tech-in-sub-saharan-africa.html?c=news/stories

Long, M.-J., & Brodeur, M. (2016). ABRACADABRA : apprendre à lire et à écrire en jouant! Canada Education, 56(4). Retrieved from http://www.cea-ace.ca/fr/education-canada/article/abracadabra-apprendre-%C3%A0-lire-et-%C3%A0-%C3%A9crire-en-jouant

Institute for Effective Education. (2016, November). Is the pen mightier than the computer? [ABRA]. Best Evidence in Brief, 125. Retrieved from http://www.beib.org.uk/2016/11/is-the-pen-mightier-than-the-computer/

Staff Reporter. (2016, November). 600 000$ pour Concordia [ABRACADABRA]. La Presse. Retrieved from http://affaires.lapresse.ca/tetes-daffiche/201611/03/01-5037430-600-000-pour-concordia.php

Casella, L. (2016, November 1). Abracadabra literacy program [P.C. Abrami interviewed]. Global News. Retrieved from http://globalnews.ca/video/3037837/abracadabra-literacy-program

Morgan, B. (2016, August 29). A reading and writing tool - ABRACADABRA [P.C. Abrami interviewed]. Montreal, QC: CJAD.
Retrieved from https://soundcloud.com/barry-morgan-show/a-reading-and-writing-learning-tool-august-29-2016

Brodeur, M., & Long, M.-J. (2016). Pratiques prometteuses ABRACADABRA : J’apprends à lire et à écrire en jouant! [Manuscript submitted for publication]. ACE

Quin, L. (2016, August). ABRACADABRA helps autistic children read. Concordia News. Retrieved from http://www.concordia.ca/alumni-friends/cunews/offices/vpaer/aar/2016/08/22/abracadabra-helps-autistic-children-read-.html

Otieno, B. (2016, January 28). Innovative project seeks to boost learning at the coast. The Star [Kenya], pp. 30-31.

College of Education and External Studies. (2015, June). ABRACADABRA Learning toolkit training. Retrieved from http://cees.uonbi.ac.ke/content/abracadabra-learning-toolkit-training

Vidija, P. (2015, September 30). English and mathematics classes for Mombasa public teachers [ELM]. The Star Newspaper, Kenya. Retrieved from http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/english-and-mathematics-classes-mombasa-public-teachers#sthash.zMGydH6s.HXWeFWVe.dpuf

Léger, M.-F. (2015, September 14). ABRACADABRA Apprendre à lire en ligne. La Presse. Retrieved from http://plus.lapresse.ca/screens/f8635f1f-da45-4339-a243-ee1db38b6258%7C_0.html

Le Centre de transfert pour la réussite éducative du Québec. (2015, September 8). Pour que chaque enfant sache lire : lancement du projet Abracadabra! Retrieved from http://www.ctreq.qc.ca/pour-que-chaque-enfant-sache-lire-lancement-du-projet-abracadabra/

Latimer, J. (2015, September 8). World Literacy Day: eLearning en français [ABRA]. Now Concordia. Retrieved from http://www.concordia.ca/news/cunews/main/stories/2015/09/08/world-literacy-day-abracadabra-learning-software.html

Lavoie, A. (2015, September 5). ABRACADABRA : une porte ouverte sur la lecture. Le Devoir. Retrieved from http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/education/449100/outils-web-abracadabra-une-porte-ouverte-sur-la-lecture

Ministère de l'éducation des loisirs et du sport (MELS). (May, 2012). Discours de Mme. Line Beauchamp, Ministre de l'éducation, des Loisirs et du Sport - Congrès AQETA 2012 [Video about ABRACADABRA]. Retrieved.from https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-fYtDJ40gH6d2N6Wk5FeXo2UWc/edit?pli=1.

Cooper, R. (May, 2011). Educational software wins national award [ABRA], Concordia Now. Retrieved from http://www.concordia.ca/now/what-we-do/teaching/20110517/educational-software-wins-national-award.php

Herland, K. (April, 2011). Literacy tool great success in Australia, NOW. Retrieved from http://www.concordia.ca/now/what-we-do/research/20110426/literacy-tool-great-success-in-northern-australia.php

Bouchard, C. (March, 2011). Apprentissage du français: Plus de 700 000 $ pour l'adaptation en français du logiciel ABRACADABRA [Communiqué de presse]. Montreal, QC: L'université du Québec à Montréal.

Forget, P. (March, 2011). Abracadabra, un logiciel d'apprentissage de la langue pour jeunes enfants [Interviewed P.C. Abrami & M. Brodeur], Episode 82, Le Code Chastenay. Montreal, QC: Télé-Québec. Available: http://lecodechastenay.telequebec.tv/occurrence.aspx?id=366&ep=88

Leclerc, D. (March, 2011). Amélioration des habiletés en lecture et en écriture chez les enfants - Attribution d'une aide financière pour l'adaptation en français du logiciel ABRACADABRA. Montreal, QC: Ministre de l'éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS). Available: http://www.mels.gouv.qc.ca/ministere/info/index.asp?page=communiques&id=1077

Staff writer. (April, 2011). Des chercheurs de la Faculté des sciences de l'éducation adapteront le logiciel d'apprentissage ABRACADABRA. Retrieved from http://www.nouvelles.uqam.ca/

Staff writer. (March, 2011). En bref- Un demi-million pour traduire ABRACADABRA. Le Devoir, from http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/education/319719/en-bref-un-demi-million-pour-traduire-abracadabra

Sutherland, A. (March, 2011). Literacy tool gets French translation: Concordia software is a hit in English schools. Montreal Gazette, from http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Literacy+tool+gets+French+translation/4512858/story.html

van Vlaardingen, Caroline. (Oct. 2, 2010). Reading at a Young Age [Interview with Abrami & Wade]. CTV News. Available: http://montreal.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20090520/mtl_yourrequests_090520/20091120/?hub=MontrealHome

Canadian Education Association. Dr. Philip Abrami Wins 2010 CEA Whitworth Award for Educational Research [Press release]. (Sept. 2010). Available: http://www.cea-ace.ca/awards/whitworth-award

Nebenzahl, Donna. (Sept. 29, 2010). Cultivating the magic of reading [Interview with R. Savage & A. Wade]. Montreal Gazette, p.1. Available: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Cultivating+magic+reading/3595561/story.html

Calkenny, Carmel. (Aug. 30, 2010). ABRACADABRA [Interview with A. Wade]. The Link. CBC Radio Canada. Available: http://medias-balado.radio-canada.ca/diffusion/2010/balado/rci/thelink-20100830-150.mp3

Campbell, Kristina (Jan 29, 2010). Abracadabra: Screen time can be part of teaching kids to read. Vancouver Observer. Retrieved from http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/2010/01/29/abracadabra-screen-time-can-be-part-teaching-kids-read

Daoust-Boisvert, Amélie . (Nov. 21, 2009). Au-delà de la formule magique [Interveiw with M. Brodeur]. Le Devoir. Available: http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/education/277683/au-dela-de-la-formule-magique

Savage, R. S. (April 21, 2009). Interviewed for the CTV evening show on literacy issues and effective intervention (April 8th 2009) and by CBC Radio 1 lunchtime show (and phone-in) on effective reading intervent1st).

Takahashi, Mutsumi. (March/April 2009) - Interviewed on CTV Montreal's Newsmakers segment, Robert Savage speaks on literacy. Available: http://montreal.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20090313/mtl_newsmakers_090313/20090313/?hub=MontrealHome

Dawes, M. (Spring, 2009). "Magical desk" provides scientific grounding for early literacy development [Interview with R. Savage], Clarity, 6. 4-8.

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