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Countdown to Christmas

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Try this fun Family Literacy idea to countdown the days to Christmas! With a Christmas book countdown to Christmas calendar, instead of a piece of candy or chocolate, your child opens a Christmas picture book every day. What a great way to count the days to the holidays!! What you need: So how many books will you

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Letter Writing

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It is that time of year when some children want to write that important letter to “you know who” in the North Pole! Other children may wish to write invitations, thank you notes and messages to friends and family. Read, Write, Think’s Letter Generator is a great way to help children write a basic friendly letter

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2020 Charity Challenge

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Save the Date! Run for Literacy and support literacy councils across Quebec. The 2020 Scotiabank Charity Challenge is taking place April 25 & 26, 2020. 21K 10K 5K 1K Kid’s Race Register as a runner and #RunForLiteracy ! Contact Literacy Quebec for registration details: admin@literacyquebec.org Phone (514) 508 6805 Literacy Quebec member councils: Literacy UnlimitedRECLAIM LiteracyYamaska Literacy CouncilLaurentian Literacy CentreChateauguay Valley

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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 3rd, 2019. Volunteer with The Learning Exchange! #TLEVolunteers #GivingTuesdayMTL Across Canada and around the world, GivingTuesday unites communities by sharing our capacity to care for and empower one another.

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It’s Holiday Storytime!

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The Learning Exchange is visiting nine daycares in the Laval area for Holiday Storytime interactive readings, benefiting over 450 children, from babies to 5 year olds.

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November 11th Resources

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In honour of Remembrance Day, The Learning Exchange distributed hundreds of free, bilingual resources to help young people and our new immigrants learn more about remembrance and our country’s military history. Information resources are from Veterans Affairs Canada.  Write a postcard to a Veteran Students are invited to write messages of personal gratitude on postcards that

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Wonderful World of Stories

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Literacy weaves through all aspects of family and community life, it is the foundation for all learning. In an effort to build a culture of literacy in the home, instill a love of reading and writing, and in the promotion of early literacy, TLE’s Wonderful World of Stories : Storytime in the Community project will take place in an informal, supportive, story-rich environment with guidance from family literacy volunteers, storytellers, educators, authors and facilitators. Community family literacy events will include character-themed reading events and parent information sessions, Cat-in-the-Hat pyjama storytelling nights, interactive school reading visits, author’s visits, and How-to-Make a Fabulous Writing Kit workshops, to name a few. As well, family literacy team members, wearing story-themed items and fun accessories, will visit schools and daycares in the Laval area to generate excitement around reading by using instruments, storybooks, songs, dance, props and costumes.

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Elementary School Visits

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Family Literacy volunteers will be visiting elementary schools in the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board area to read interactive stories with children. These events are taking place a few times a year and are a fun and rewarding experience for all involved!! Children will also be delighted by a visit from the Cat-in-the-Hat! TLE is looking

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#1000BBK Project Huge Success

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The Learning Exchange (TLE) community family literacy project funded through the Programme d’action communautaire sur le terrain de l’éducation (PACTE) from the Ministry of Education, Leisure and Sports was a HUGE success. Starting last October 2018, in collaboration with key partners, The Learning Exchange (TLE) implemented TLE’s 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program in the community.

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Intro. to Modern Art

Starting January 2020, on behalf of The Learning Exchange, Mona invites students from CDC Vimont to an Introduction to Modern Art class. Join the discussion around Renoir to Jackson Pollock and Pablo Picasso. Come for one session or all five. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students are also invited to occasional outings

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