NWT Literacy Council

How To Kit - TV Free from A to Z (2009)

In celebration of NWT Literacy Week, the Northwest Territories Literacy Council has declared October 1 TV Free Night and has put together a collection of ideas and activities to mark the special event. Families and communities are encouraged to participate.

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2009-08-21

Celebrate Aboriginal Languages Month (2009)

This resource promoting the celebration of Aboriginal Languages Month is intended to raise awareness about Aboriginal Languages loss and the importance of maintaining these languages. Through this resource, the NWT Literacy council hopes to help readers:

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2009-03-02

The Northern Edge (Edition Six) Study Guide (2008)

The NWT Literacy Council produced this study guide for adult educators and adult learners. It offers learning activities for four of the stories from the sixth edition of The Northern Edge, an online newspaper for adult learners produced by the NWT Literacy Council. The Northern Edge covers stories about the north and celebrates the lives of those who live North of 60.

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2009-02-11

How-to-Kit - Science Fun (2008)

Science is a fun way to introduce pre‐schoolers to the world around them. Science activities allow children to ask questions, expand their vocabulary, use their five senses to explore different things, and most of all, have fun while learning. This How‐to‐Kit provides an opportunity to engage families in developing positive attitudes towards science. The activities are easy, fun and hands‐on.

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2009-01-15

How To Kit - Family Math (2008)

This How to Kit is a math resource for teachers, family literacy facilitators and families. It offers a variety of easy, fun and hands-on activities for families with children from ages 7 – 10. This kit provides an opportunity to engage families in developing positive attitudes towards math by working and learning together to solve math problems.

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2008-10-08

How To Kit - Election 2008 (2008)

Literacy instructors can use this election how-to resource, developed by the Northwest Literacy Council, to teach their students about the election process. Elections come with their own vocabulary, jargon and challenges. They can be intimidating to a learner who is not familiar with the process, but elections are also a great opportunity to build literacy skills.

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2008-09-24

How To Kit - Family Cooking (2008)

Cooking is great family activity. When parents prepare a recipe with their children, they are teaching the children not only cooking skills, but also literacy skills. There are several cooking and literacy extender activities included in this kit. However, preparing any recipe involves literacy. Any time spent talking and doing things together helps preschool children to develop language skills.

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2008-09-23

Starting Your Project Guide (2008)

This guide provides information to help groups and organizations get off to a good start with their project. The first section, "Working with People," looks at the importance of developing good relationships with partners, staff and funders. Section two covers communication plans. The third section offers information on how to develop an evaluation plan and includes an evaluation worksheet and tools.

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2008-09-19

Project Planning Guide (2008)

This resource offers advice to community groups on how to develop a project plan. Successful project planning involves meeting and working with people in the community, assessing community needs and making a plan to make things better. This guide includes information on topics related to project planning, activities that will help groups with their planning, and worksheets that can be copied and completed to help with planning.

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2008-09-17

How To Kit - Making Family Books Together (2000)

This How to Kit provides you with information on making family books and ideas for creating homemade books. A family book is a memory scrapbook for kids and their parents. They are a great way to engage children and families in reading and sharing together. A family book includes pictures, mementos, stories and drawings.

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2008-09-16

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