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Holiday Cheer Cards for Veterans

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Whenever the holidays roll around, people wonder how they can give to others. What better way to do this than by having youth sending handmade Holiday Cheer Cards to Veterans who are living in long term care facilities? This year has been difficult for them with the Covid 19 pandemic. Some Veterans may not even

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The Three Different Ways that Adults Learn

Each one of us learns best when information is presented to us in a certain way. As literacy practitioners, we must be able to adjust our methods of instruction accordingly – especially with adult learners, where additional effort is needed to keep them motivated in their learning. ABC Life Literacy Read about the three different

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Read to Me!

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Reading, and a love for reading, begins at home. Help kids become successful readers by reading regularly. Go ahead and read your child’s favorite book for the 100th time! The more children get to practice behaviors connected with talking, listening, reading and writing, the easier it is for them to become enthusiastic readers.

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Financial Literacy Month

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10 years of Financial Literacy Month November marks the 10th anniversary of Financial Literacy Month (FLM), an initiative launched by numerous community groups, non-profits and government bodies to help improve Canadians’ financial literacy levels. ~ ABC LifeLiteracy With four in 10 Canadians reporting that money is a daily concern, and a third of low-income Canadians reporting

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Home Learning Ideas

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Family literacy focusses on parents, grandparents and other family members to improve the reading and writing skills of the whole family.  By reading to children and engaging in fun literacy activities regularly, adults actively keep their own skills sharp and also help children improve their skills.  Family literacy activities strengthen the relationship between family members which,

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Early Childhood Week Nov. 15-21

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Making early childhood a priority in Quebec Québec’s wee ones are not just the future of our society, they’re also its present. ~ Grandsemain.com For over 60 years, November 20 has been the Universal Children’s Day. The Early Childhood Week is a celebration of the Universal Children’s Day. It is an opportunity to communicate and

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International Children’s Day

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Around the world, children are showing us their strength and leadership advocating for a more sustainable world for all. Let’s build on advances and re-commit to putting children first. For every child, every right. UN Secretary-General António Guterres World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on 20

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Free Stories in 16 Languages

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World Children’s Day is Friday, November 20! What better way to celebrate than with a great story! Do you have a FREE Canada calling plan ? Then you can enjoy Toronto Public Library’s Dial-A-Story, available in 16 languages! Children and their families can listen to a story by phone any time of day by calling

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Thank You Enza!

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As part of International Volunteer Managers Day, The Learning Exchange would like to thank and recognize Enza Ciampanelli who manages our volunteers (even International volunteers!) on a daily basis…always with a smile and helpful attitude! Honk! Honk! International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMDay) was founded and observed for the first time in 1999. The push for

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#GivingTuesdayMTL

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GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday … now we celebrate GivingTuesday, December 1st, 2020. Across Canada and around the world, GivingTuesday unites communities by sharing our capacity to care for and empower one another.

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