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Literacy Links

Literacy Links provides a variety of learning opportunities for parents, caregivers, community partners, and other organizations that work with families with preschool children. Participants will increase their knowledge of how to develop and support children’s early learning and literacy skills.

Literacy Links is funded by:
Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association
Government of Alberta, Advanced Education
City of Edmonton, Family and Community Support Services

The Program:

  • Explores strategies that support literacy and learning through a number of presentations and workshops
  • Customizes workshops to the specific needs of a wide range of groups
  • Includes a wide range of topics, activities and resources available to support integrated literacy

The Benefits:

For Families

  • Gain a better understanding of the important role parents/care givers play in building children’s early literacy and language development
  • Explore creative and inexpensive ways to include literacy activities in their daily lives
  • Develop strategies and tools to use to support early literacy and language skills

For Organizations

  • Examine the important role that parents play in building their children’s early literacy and language development
  • Learn how to support parents in this role
  • Explore ways to incorporate or enhance literacy and numeracy activities into their existing programming

Popular Presentations and Workshops:

  1. What is Family Literacy
  2. Literacy and Language Links
  3. More than Words on a Page
  4. Becoming Readers and Writers
  5. Come play with Me
  6. Sing with Me
  7. Numbers are Everywhere!
  8. Understanding Learning Styles
  9. The Scientist in All of Us
  10. Digital Technology
  11. Essential skills in the home
  12. First Steps: Oral language and literacy skills for caregivers (full day training)
  13. Plain Language: A key to communication
  14. Bookmaking 101
  15. Clear and simple logic models

Check the Training and Workshop Calendar for Literacy Links workshops HERE

For inquiries, please contact:

Centre for Family Literacy

11642 142 St NW  Edmonton AB  T5M 1V4
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324