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Author’s Visit: TD Book Week

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Join us for TD Canadian Book Week! On Thursday May 9th, author Beverley Brenna will be coming to The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont! About the author Beverley Brenna: I’m a Canadian author of novels for young adults and children. I also write picture books, short stories, plays, and poetry for all ages, and as

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Fun at Twin Oaks Elementary

Children at Twin Oaks Elementary school had a great morning of fun, when The Learning Exchange reading volunteers and Cat-in-the Hat visited their school March 21st for interactive classroom readings to promote literacy at home.   A LEARNING EXCHANGE project funded through:  

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QFHSA Newsletter

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The Learning Exchange is happy to be working with a new organization to bring literacy to families in the Laval area. We had a feature article in the Winter 2018/19 newsletter and continue to work together. QFHSA is donating new and used books for us to distribute to families in our community.

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Tree of Perseverance

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Learners at CDC Vimont have been busy building a Tree of Perseverance. Every day the tree continues to grow! #HookedonSchoolDays #HookedonSchoolDaysVimont #JPS2019

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Hooked on School Days 2019

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This year’s theme, Our actions, a + in their success highlights the diversity of actors and tangible gestures which can have a positive impact on a youth’s determination, perseverance and school success throughout his or her life.  Recognizing the power each and every one of us possess to make a difference in the effort to promote school

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Family Literacy Day 2019

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TLE has lots of fun family literacy events planned in celebration of Family Literacy Day January 27, 2019! Check them out and don’t forget to drop by TLE to get your free children’s book.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten Project

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The Learning Exchange (TLE) is thrilled to announce our latest 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. Starting in October 2018, in collaboration with key partners, The Learning Exchange (TLE) will implement TLE’s 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program

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Cat-in-the-Hat Returns to Laval

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PROJECT OVERVIEW TLE’s Cat-in-the-Hat Returns: 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 Cat-in-the-Hat themed reading events and parent information sessions, pyjama storytelling nights, interactive school reading visits, author’s visits, and How-to-Make a Fabulous

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Volunteers Needed

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Numerous volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year on a regular or occasional basis. We are always looking for new volunteers to tutor adult students in literacy or math. Check our volunteer positions and volunteer opportunities page. Tutoring can be a very rewarding experience. It’s an opportunity to make a real difference in a person’s life, and way

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TD Canadian Book Week 2019

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TD Canadian Children’s Book Week connects Canadian authors and illustrators with children and teens across Canada. Tour participants speak to their audiences about the pleasures of reading and the delights of Canadian children’s books through their presentations and workshops. What is it? TD Canadian Children’s Book Week is the single most important national event celebrating Canadian

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