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2015 NWT Literacy Week - September 20-26

The theme this year is Literacy:  Celebrating 25 Years of the NWT Literacy Council

September 14-18, 2015
Yellowknife

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We're hiring a summer student to help prepare resource materials for publication and with summer literacy events.  Applicants must be full-time students, under 30 years of age, and intending to return to their studies in the fall.  Please send your resume to nwtliteracy@nwtliteracy.ca by 5 pm on April 29, 2015.

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Marianne Bromley of the NWT Literacy Council talks about the importance of speaking to your child in your language from birth and even before. Children learn language by hearing it. The earlier the better: The infant/toddler years are a good time to lay a solid foundation for a minority language.

How Children Learn Language (Video)