It is Friday afternoon, a few hours before we close for a long weekend. Thanksgiving weekend…hard to believe this weekend is here already. It is really quiet in the office this afternoon. I am the only one in here right now and I thought it would be...Continue Reading
Welcome to our blog The Literacy Lantern. Here we plan to shine a light for literacy.
Stay tuned for more posts.
Last week we posted the first part of our “fire experience”. What a day that was!!! I feel I aged about 25 years in one day. So in the words of an old radio host Paul Harvey, here is “the rest of the story”. We all tried to have a ...Continue Reading
Many of you are asking this same question. Where is Literacy Nipissing and why haven’t we heard from them in a while. Well…..we’ve been busy. I look back at the past blogs and it shocks me that the last time I wrote one was a year ago. A...Continue Reading
It is July 8th – half way through 2019. Hard to believe. Six months have gone by in a flash. But we have been busy. You may have asked, “where did they go? They are not in their old office.” Our board of directors decided in January that...Continue Reading
As I was looking through my computer for a document, I found this “essay” that I wrote for a newsletter almost 5 years ago. I thought it would be fun to share it here. I was tutoring a student this morning and we were talking about writi...Continue Reading
Where were you 40 years ago? I was starting grade 9 at W.C.Eaket Secondary School. I was a nervous “minor niner”. Even the thoughts of my older family members blazing the trail for me at high school, didn’t ease my nerves. My new...Continue Reading
It has been many months since our last blog post. Is that a good or a bad thing? Maybe we can say that we have been too busy to write or maybe nothing has happened so we have nothing to report. I am hoping that it is the first suggestion. And as I...Continue Reading
What a great way to procrastinate…write a blog. There are a ton of things I should be doing but as every toddler has said once in his/her life, “I don’t wanna do that.” We are one day away from a starting a new tradition here at Li...Continue Reading
Here is the latest in our series of learner stories. Jack is the reason why I need to colour my hair!! He comes in to the office at least once a month with a fundraising idea. But he doesn’t expect me to do the fundraising idea alone, he works right...Continue Reading
We would like to introduce you to “Sebastien”. He sat down yesterday with one of our placement students and told his story. The one thing that stands out about Sebastien is his manners. This is one respectful young man. Our placement student D...Continue Reading