What do you think of when you see these terms? I bet it wasn’t learning!
First a confession: during my first year with the NWT Literacy Council I worked in Family Literacy, talking about the need to start early with child language and literacy development. As a 21-year-old with no kids, I felt like a bit of a fraud talking about this, even with research and experienced people to back me up.
This week’s guest blogger, Emma Welsh, is a student working at the Yellowknife Public Library this summer.
Our guest blogger, Kyle Napier, is the Cree Language Manager with the Northwest Territory Métis Nation. June is National Aboriginal History Month in Canada. Kyle suggests we celebrate it by learning to speak one of the NWT’s official Aboriginal languages.
This week’s blog was written by Christine Abela, the adult educator in Fort Liard.
Our family doesn’t follow many house rules. It’s OK if boots stay on to run in and grab forgotten keys; it’s OK if a jacket hangs over the back of a chair; it’s even OK if the dog is on the couch.
Our guest blog was submitted by Amy Ryan and Larissa Doyle, with the Healthy Families Program in Fort Smith.
Every week we bring together parents and preschoolers for Circle Time at Tapwe House in Fort Smith.