NWT Literacy Council

Northern Writes Study Guide (2006)

The NWT Literacy Council hosted a northern writing contest from 1992 – 2002 called the Northern Writes Writing Contest. This Study Guide offers learning activities for 4 stories from the writing contest.

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2007-05-08

Best Practices in Action (2004)

Tools for Community-Based Adult Literacy and Basic Education Programs

The NWT Literacy Council has created a comprehensive framework of best practices that encourages literacy providers to reflect on their practice and learn from others. The framework has three tools:
1. A self-assessment tool for programs
2. A resource of practical ideas to help support best practices
3. Examples of best practices in action in NWT programs

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2006-11-23

Information Series #2: Literacy in the Northwest Territories (2006)

Results from IALSS

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) provides a summary of how well adults understand and use printed information at home, at work and in the community. In 2003, the IALSS for the first time measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada.

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2006-11-10

How To Kit - More Literacy Games (2005)

In this How to Kit, you will find a variety of literacy games that people of all ages can play. Literacy games can be a lot of fun. They can help reduce tension, make the learning environment more comfortable, help build positive relationships, and they’re also educational.

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2006-08-22

How To Kit - "Read for 15" Activities! (2005)

Here's all you need to know to launch a "Read for 15" event in your community. People (from young to old) are encouraged to read for 15 minutes on a particular day to help raise literacy awareness and promote reading in the community.

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2006-08-22

How To Kit - Writing and Publishing Children's Books! (2006)

This is a great resource if you are interested in new and exciting ways to encourage story writing and bookmaking in the classroom or in your community.

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2006-08-22

Books in the Home Program - Snow? Let's Go (2006)

Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2006-07-25

Books in the Home Program - Love You Forever (2006)

Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2006-07-25

Books in the Home Program - Goodnight Moon (2006)

Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2006-07-25

Books in the Home Program - The Bear on the Bed (2006)

Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2006-07-25

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