Community projects

Literacy Volunteers - Value Added - Research Report (2005)

The Literacy Volunteers: Value Added Research Report represents the results of six months of research conducted in 2005 by Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) with literacy agencies and volunteers to better understand the economic and social value that volunteers bring to Anglophone community-based literacy programs throughout the province of Ontario.

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2005-12-30

Keeping the Wonder Alive: Adult Science Fair Event Planner for Literacy Programs (2002)

This manual was created for literacy program coordinators wishing to organize an adult community based science fair.

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2005-09-08

Building Community Literacy From The Ground Up (2003)

Since 1996, communities in the Canadian Columbia Basin of British Columbia (East and West Kootenay Regions, Valemount, and Revelstoke) have been planning, developing, and delivering family literacy programs with encouragement and widespread support. During those years, a total of seventeen communities have agreed to work together and to support each other.

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2005-04-12

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

Creating Change (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses a carpentry project which was taking place in Strathcona Community Garden in Vancouver in 1996. The project, called Young Women Creating Change (YWCC) , involved a group of young women, aged eighteen to twenty-five.

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2004-03-26

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

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

How To Kit - Games Night (2003)

This document provides instructions, posters, invitations, etc. needed to organize, advertise, and run a “games night” for all ages. A games night is a great family activity for the whole community.

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2003-10-07

How To Kit - Word Bingo: Synonym version (2003)

PDF version also available in sections.This document has everything you need to advertise, run and organize a “word bingo – synonym version” for all ages. The synonym version of word bingo is a great activity for the whole family.

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2003-10-02

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