Parents

Early Childhood and Poverty - Summary of Research (2012)

This report offers an overview of recent research findings on the impact of poverty on young children. It was prepared as a resource for the first roundtable discussion, held in June 2012, on developing a Northwest Territories anti-poverty strategy,

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2013-01-18

Gender differences in career choices: Why girls don't like science (2007)

Lessons in Learning - November 1, 2007

While growing numbers of Canadian women are successfully pursuing postsecondary studies, there is still a large gender gap in science-related occupations and a gender-based wage gap.

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2013-01-03

Recipes for Fun! Celebrate National Family Literacy Day 2013 (2012)

This document offers a selection of recipes for materials that can be used in creative play. The recipes include play dough, baking clay, homemade paint that can be squeezed from bottles, and edible finger paint.

The recipes use ingredients that can be found in the home, including flour, salt, oatmeal, food colouring, and cooking oil.

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2012-12-21

The Pledge (2011)

Developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada, the Power of Reading program includes five picture books for young children to read with their parents.

In this book, a little girl makes a promise to help her busy mother around the house.

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2012-12-20

Families – Fact Sheet (2012)

This fact sheet is one of a series prepared by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to address a variety of literacy-related topics.

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2012-12-11

The New Kid (2011)

The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada, consists of five picture books for parents and children to share.

In this book, a little boy deals with his fears about being the new kid at school.

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2012-12-10

The Dinner Table (2011)

This picture book is one of five titles in The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada.

This book focuses on a little boy getting ready for dinner at the home of a friend who comes from a different country. He describes, in vivid and funny ways, his concerns about what he might encounter there.

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2012-12-06

Connecting Families through Community: An English as a Second Language (ESL) Family Literacy Project – Parent's Guide (2012)

This document is part of a project designed to create an English as a Second Language (ESL) family literacy program.

This component of the program is for parents. It is divided into 10 modules, dealing with such topics as Canada; personal identity; health and wellness; schools and learning; friendship; and foods and nutrition.

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2012-11-30

Voices of Dyslexia, Tragedies and Triumphs (N.D.)

In this document, real people explain, in their own words, the barriers and prejudice they have faced because of dyslexia. The people include civil servants, a hairdresser, a scientist, a computer expert, and Canadian Football League Hall of Fame inductee Garney Henley.

The authors have also included advice for parents; tips for teachers; and suggestions for employers on working with someone who has dyslexia.

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2012-11-30

Train of Toys (2011)

This picture book is one of five in The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada.

It tells the story of a little boy who, despite the skepticism of family and friends, uses a toy train to transport all his stuffed animals to the park.

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2012-11-28

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