Whether you have young children, are looking for a gift, or need ideas for a family literacy program, this booklet offers great tips as well as great book ideas.
Is e-reading to your toddler story time, or simply screen time? This is the title of an article posted by the New York Times in October, 2014. It caught our attention because it’s a question parents have been asking, and we’ve been trying to answer.
When Martha Hamre worked with us last summer she developed health literacy resources for NWT Literacy Week. Since returning to study at the University of Guelph she’s volunteered with a unique literacy program. We’re delighted she had time during her Christmas break to write about it.
Is it possible to improve your literacy and essential skills (LES) while learning how to refurbish a life boat? What about while making seal skin mittens? Or fixing bikes? Three years ago we had no idea if you could, but now we do!
Every year I face the same Christmas gift dilemma. How do I respect the ritual gift giving and avoid the consumer hype that’s so much a part of the holiday season?
Here are just some of the reasons to put the brakes on Christmas shopping.
You can see people’s imagination run wild with their own creations amidst the construction paper, markers, blunt scissors, glue sticks, and googley eyes.
This is what makes family literacy activities so much fun. Working in the field of family literacy is like celebrating National Child Day every day.