Family literacy

Sing for Literacy Toolkit (2009)

Sing for Literacy is the theme of the 2010 Family Literacy Day in Canada. This toolkit provides information on how to host a sing-a-long in your community to raise money and awareness for literacy. It offers a checklist on how to register and organize an event, provides links to internet sites, as well as sample letters to the media and supporters. Suggested events include Karaoke nights, caroling, campfire songs and guest singers.

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2010-01-20

How To Kit - 20 Fantastic Outdoor Family Literacy Activities (2009)

This How To Kit was developed to help organizations celebrate literacy in the Northwest Territories. It provides examples of winter activities that can be used to promote family literacy. Some of the activities include winter treasure hunts, cooking, science experiments in the snow, sliding and book parties as well as skating games.

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2009-12-30

Building a strong foundation: Considerations to support thriving bilingualism in Nunavut (2009)

This paper summarizes results from the Nunavut Literacy Council’s literature review and field research on bilingual (English and Inuit) language development in Nunavut.

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2009-11-09

Pass the Play, Please: Literacy & Learning Through Fun & Games (2007)

a Great-West Life Connecting Communities guide

There are a million ways to encourage kids to get involved in language, literacy and learning. Many of the day to day things that we do with our children have a huge impact on their development.

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2009-10-28

How To Kit - Puppets (2009)

The How-to Puppet Kit was created to help celebrate NWT Literacy Week. Puppets lend themselves very well to family literacy activities. Even very young children can make their own puppets and use them to make up and act out stories.

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2009-09-04

How To Kit - TV Free from A to Z (2009)

In celebration of NWT Literacy Week, the Northwest Territories Literacy Council has declared October 1 TV Free Night and has put together a collection of ideas and activities to mark the special event. Families and communities are encouraged to participate.

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2009-08-21

Strategic Plan (2008)

2008 - 2013

The Board of Directors of the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA) represents First Nations people, Metis people, and Inuit people from coast to coast. Through provincial representation as well as representation in all stakeholder groups, NILA is poised to respond to the vision of eradicating illiteracy in its communities.

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2009-07-07

Helping Communities Bloom (2009)

A Family Literacy Resource Guide for British Columbia

This Family Literacy Resource Guide is intended to provide support and information to the many individuals and groups
involved in family literacy throughout the province of British Columbia.

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2009-07-07

Family Math Groups (2009)

An Exploration of Content and Style

In this literature review, the author outlines the relationship of family math and family literacy, explores the importance of play in developing early skills, and traces the mathematical development of early childhood. She reviews several large and small scale family math programs, and discusses common findings as to what makes these programs successful.

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2009-04-28

Literacy horizons: A guide for literacy coordinators (2008)

This handbook is intended as an introduction to the literacy field in Saskatchewan and would be a useful resource for any one new to literacy in that province. In addition to general information about literacy, this resource contains specific information about the Saskatchewan Literacy Network, the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network, and adult learning in Saskatchewan.

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2009-03-06

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