Welcome to our blog The Literacy Lantern. Here we plan to shine a light for literacy.

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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