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Thanksgiving Vocabulary

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Canadian Thanksgiving takes place on the second Monday of October. The public holiday calls for a long weekend in every province. Here are some ideas for the long weekend in Montreal. Vocabulary Below are some common vocabulary words related to the holiday: Click on the word for the definition. Click on the speaker to hear the

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Early Childhood Week Nov. 15-21/21

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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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TLE Storytime | Join the Gummy Bear Club

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Family Reading Club We’re BACK! Join the Sunday Gummy Bear Family Reading Club! Spend an hour Sunday mornings with The Learning Exchange for stories, songs, craft time and parent resources to engage you and your child with fun interactive stories starting with a fun Halloween-themed dress-up day October 31st! Registration You can register for all

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Wellness through Yoga Revisited

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The Learning Exchange’s Health and Wellness campaign may be over but you can revisit the topics presented weekly by Pheleshia. Take a listen to the informative podcasts or read and learn about the themes. Enjoy! Pheleshia is a teacher and has a Master of Education in Educational Psychology and Counselling: Special Needs. She is a

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Making Music

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Enjoy these podcast episodes from TLE’s Power of Podcast project. An interview with Anthony Leroy of the Stepford Wolves about his mental health journey and making music. Warning: discussion about depression and suicide.  If you or someone you know, is experiencing a crisis, there is help. Speak with someone today. Canada Suicide Prevention Service | Hours:

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Storyline Online

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Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, caregivers and educators worldwide. Each book includes supplemental curriculum developed by a credentialed elementary educator, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.  

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The Three Different Ways that Adults Learn

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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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Class Talk | Power of Podcasts

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Listen to students from Darlene’s Basic English evening class from CDC Vimont as they explore topics, discuss interests, loves and goals in a Class Talk episode series as part of the Power of Podcasts: Encouraging Student Voices project. Meet some of the students from class:

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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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Summer Gummy Bear Family Reading Club

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Join the summer Sunday Gummy Bear Family Reading Club! Spend Sunday morning with readers Enza and Vidya as they read stories, sing songs and dance to engage you and your child with fun interactive stories. Summer Sunday Morning Stories on Zoom Do you have young children or grandchildren between the ages of 2-7? If yes,

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