Literacy events

Identification and Description of Literacy Events in Which Children Engage During and After Parental Involvement in a Family Literacy Program, The (2003)

There are four papers in this series, based on a research project, Transfer of Learning in a Parent Focussed Family Literacy Program.

This fourth paper fulfils one of the goals of the project, to validate and describe literacy events in which parents and children took part.

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2005-07-05

Summer Reading Club (2005)

Outreach Library Service through a Neighbourhood Storytent Program

This document contains some information to guide libraries in alternative ways to engage hard to reach children in their programs. It describes Saint John, New Brunswick's “Storytent Summer Reading Club Outreach” program (2003-2004) and how to implement this type of program in your community.

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2005-06-28

Promoting Literacy Awareness: Creating a Culture that Values Life-Long Learning (2003)

This report discusses a project designed to increase the awareness and understanding of the factors that contribute to healthy child development, in particular literacy development, during the early years of life.

Provided in the report are a background of literacy in Saint John, New Brunswick, reviews National Child Day celebrations, and recommendations of ways to improve similar campaigns in the future.

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2005-06-23

How To Kit - Community Writing Contest (2002)

The NWT Literacy Council has produced a How To Kit that provides tips and ideas for running local writing contests and ways you can promote and celebrate local writers. The Kit was developed with the theme of NWT Literacy Week, which takes place every year in October.

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2002-07-03

Spread the Word: How to Implement a Community Literacy Festival (1999)

In the spring of 1998, Georgian Literacy held its first Spread the Word Literacy Festival in Collingwood, Ontario. The free, accessible day-long celebration featured readings by numerous well-known Canadian authors and many local writers. Visitors enjoyed story-telling, children's activities, entertainment, a celebrity book auction, an international food fair, a variety of exhibits, and much more.

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2000-06-06

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