Early childhood

Partnership Framework for Integrated Family Literacy Planning - Research Findings (2010)

This report describes the preliminary findings of a project aimed at mapping out Ontario’s existing family literacy system, identifying gaps in it, and outlining promising new approaches. The project was funded by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES) of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) and was led by the Ontario Literacy Coalition, now called Essential Skills Ontario.

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2011-01-20

Strategic Framework for Family Literacy in New Brunswick (2009)

From Vision to Action: Today and Beyond

This document grew out of the New Brunswick Forum on Family Literacy Project, launched in 2008. The project included a literature review; the development of a working definition of family literacy; and a two-day knowledge sharing forum.

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2011-01-20

Let's Play and Learn (2010)

The goal of this how-to kit is to help parents of young children understand the vital role of play in their development. It includes suggestions for a variety of indoor and outdoor activities; ideas for rhyming games and songs; and advice for setting up a playgroup.

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2010-11-30

Conversations With Parents (2004)

A Practitioner's Guide to Family Literacy Sessions With Parents of Infants, Toddlers and PreSchoolers

This is a guide for community-based practitioners who want to deliver literacy workshops to parents of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The authors encourage practitioners to tailor their workshops to meet the needs and interests of their particular group.

The authors have included information on planning a workshop, tips for leading a session, and suggestions for accessing resources in the community.

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2010-11-05

1-2-3 Rhyme with Me: Rhyme and Song Booklet (2010)

This booklet is aimed at parents and caregivers who want to use talking, rhyming and singing to help children build strong language skills. The authors have included dozens of rhymes and songs, many with suggestions for actions to accompany them.

For a copy of a CD containing the songs, please contact the Council.

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2010-10-26

How-to-Kit: 20 Fun Nutrition and Literacy Activities (2010)

This document begins by explaining the importance of healthy eating for young children and includes a copy of Canada’s Food Guide. The authors have included tips for making healthy eating part of the family routine.

In addition to recipes for child-friendly dishes, the authors have provided ideas for food-related activities like the Food Fun Memory Game or making a placemat with a collage of food pictures from old magazines.

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2010-09-28

1-2-3 Rhyme with Me - Facilitator's Manual (2010)

This manual is designed to help community groups organize a “1-2-3 Rhyme with Me” program, a weekly interactive session for parents and their young children. The goals of the program are to help parents gain confidence as they improve their parenting skills. That, in turn, helps them support their children’s learning and literacy.

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2010-05-27

How To Kit - Music and Literacy (2009)

This how-to kit, prepared by the NWT Literacy Council, focuses on how music can be used to promote literacy. It includes ideas for making musical instruments and props; suggestions for children’s CDs; an annotated list of books based on songs; and suggestions for books adults can turn to for learning activities.

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2010-05-18

Assessment of Readiness Skills During Early Childhood (2009)

Fact Sheet

If a child has difficulties in learning, early intervention can make a significant difference in his development. This fact sheet offers parents and teachers a quick guide to the areas of intellectual and social development children must master to become successful learners. The authors note that children who develop delays in any of the areas will benefit from comprehensive professional assessment.

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2010-02-10

Lesson 7: Elementary Teacher Assistant (2005)

Plan a class field trip

This two-part lesson plan teaches Elementary Teacher Assistants or Early Childcare workers how to plan a class field trip. The first lesson introduces the criteria and details involved in planning a class trip. In the second lesson, the learners use community resources, Internet, library, information centres etc. to complete an outline of a field trip. The lesson was prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers.

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2009-12-23

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