Family literacy materials

How To Kit - Baby Book (2008)

This How-to-Kit provides an outline for creating a baby book, a unique and lasting way to remember baby's first years. This kit is one in a series of How to Kits that can be downloaded from the NWT Literacy Council website at www.nwt.literacy.ca. This baby book kit can be used with parents in a pre or postnatal class or with parents with children in a preschool or daycare program.

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2008-09-15

Family Literacy in Ontario - A Guide to Best Practices (2005)

This best practices document was researched and written in order to provide specific information to Ontario family literacy practitioners. In this guide, the authors discuss the key elements of effective, high-quality family literacy programs.

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2008-08-01

The World Of Words (2003)

Any Parent Can

This book is for parents who want to give their children the gift of literacy. The purpose of this book is to help parents become more aware that reading with their children, even babies, is important. Using simple, straightforward language, the author talks about literacy, the importance of reading, when and how to start reading to a child, and related topics.

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2008-05-13

S.P.A.C.E (Support for Parents and Children in Education) (2005)

Support for Parents and Children in Education was a family literacy research project in rural Frontenac County in Northern Ontario. The purpose of this study was to determine and examine the supports needed by parents to be able to gain the skills and confidence necessary to deal with the various aspects of their children's education and to improve their literacy and numeracy.

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2008-04-25

How-to-Kit Literacy Survivor (2007)

Survivor: Outwit, Outplay, Outsmart

This "How To Kit" is one in a series of kits developed to help organizations celebrate literacy in the NWT. Literacy Survivor contains fun literacy activities and games geared toward older children, youth and their families. The activities in this kit can be done at a youth centre, at a family literacy night, in the classroom or at home.

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2008-03-20

Family Literacy Connections (2007)

A Guide to Family Literacy Partnerships

This guide is intended for anyone running a family literacy program or interested in starting such a program or others involved in family literacy. While it is best to read this guide in its entirety, each chapter is a stand-alone section. This guide provides information on the following topics:
- Definitions of family literacy
- Family literacy partnerships and programs
- Why partnerships work and why they don't

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2008-02-01

Books in the Home Program - On Mother's Lap (2007)

Books in the Home, a program used widely in Canada, 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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2007-09-21

Books in the Home Program - Old Enough (2007)

Books in the Home, a reading program widely used in Canada, 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 for both parents and children.

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2007-09-19

Books in the Home Program - Red Parka Mary (2006)

Books in the Home, a reading program widely used in Canada, 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 for both parents and children.

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2007-09-19

Share the Gift of Stories 2005 (2005)

Literacy for Life Foundation is proud to share the stories created by children and adults in the Municipal District of Foothills #31 in Alberta. These stories were written on Family Literacy Day - January 27th 2005.

Sharing stories is the best way to help build a literate community. Literacy does not stand alone. It is part of our families and our community. Stories help our children learn about reading and life.

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2006-09-28

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