Video: Developing a Love of Reading and Writing

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Before the program, getting Xander to go to school was a huge struggle for our family. I think one of the fears he had was that he didn’t feel capable, or even on par with the other children. He didn’t want to look silly in front of them. As a parent, that was really hard to take.

Video: Literacy Skills Help in All Areas of Learning

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Jennifer McLaren-Gibbons, Principal at St. Leos C.E.S in Brantford shares the impact improved literacy skills have on children’s development. “Literacy is integral to every part of our curriculum. Strong Start gives children the opportunity to master essential reading skills in a one-to-one setting and an opportunity for them to feel success. “

Video: Bringing the Community Into Our School

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Nicole Auld, Learning Resource Teacher and Site Co-ordinator shares her perspective on the Letters, Sounds and Words program, how easy it was to implement at her school and the benefits she’s seen for the children involved.