Community literacy

Building Culture and Community (2000)

Family and Community Literacy Partnerships in Canada's North

This paper describes the work of the Nunavut Literacy Council, with a focus on Cambridge Bay, a village of 1 500 people located on the tip of Victoria Island, sixty kilometers north of the Arctic Circle in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut.

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2005-02-09

How To Kit - "Get Caught Reading" & other Literacy Promotion Ideas (2004)

This How to Kit is intended to help groups or individuals promote literacy in a community. This kit includes:
- Information about why literacy is important to your community.
- Key literacy messages.
- Information on how to promote literacy and who you can work with in your community.
- Ideas for promoting literacy.

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2004-11-16

How To Kit - Literacy Activities for Holidays (2004)

The Northwest Territories Literacy Council has put together a collection of ideas for holidays that can be used for a special event. Invite parents and caregivers to come and celebrate a particular holiday by sharing and learning with their children.

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2004-04-28

How To Kit - Word & Picture Bingos (2004)

Reading and picture bingos are a great way to engage children and families in learning. Included here are several bingos that can be used with children of different ages. Word Bingo can be used with children in grades 2-8. Picture Bingo can be used with young children and the Alphabet Bingo can be used with pre-school and kindergarten children.

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2004-01-01

Valuing Adult Literacy: Collaboration for Progress (2003)

A Plan for Community-based Literacy in Nova Scotia

At the Literacy Nova Scotia Chairs and Coordinators Symposium on November 6th, 2003, called Valuing Literacy, literacy practitioners and board chairs or their designates, from all 27 provincial networks of Nova Scotia joined directors, management and staff of Literacy Nova Scotia in shaping a strategic plan for supporting community-based literacy in the province. The product was this action plan, Collaboration for Progress.

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2003-12-22

How To Kit - Book Making (2003)

This document has everything you need to advertise, organize and run a “book making night” for all ages. Book making is a great activity for the whole community.
PDF version also available in sections.

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2003-10-22

How To Kit - Family Literacy Activities Night (2003)

This document provides instructions, posters, invitations, etc. needed to organize, advertise, and hold a “family literacy activities night” to be enjoyed by the whole community. This event is a great way to promote reading in the family and community.

Celebrate Literacy in the NWT
NWT Literacy Council : Literacy Games for Adults

People of all ages can play literacy games. They can be a lot of fun. They can:

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2003-10-10

How To Kit - Community Book Swap (2003)

This document provides instructions, posters, invitations, etc. needed to organize, advertise, and hold a “community book swap” for all ages. A book swap is a great activity for the whole community.

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2003-10-09

How To Kit - Storytime on the Radio (2003)

This document provides instructions, posters, invitations, etc. needed to organize, advertise, and hold a “storytime on the radio”. Reading on the community radio can be a fun way to reach out to more people in the community and promote family literacy.

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2003-10-07

How To Kit - Scattergories (2003)

This document provides instructions, posters, invitations, etc. needed to organize, advertise, and run a game of "Scattergories". Scattergories is a great family activity for the whole community.

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2003-10-07

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