Please contact the Saskatchewan Literacy Network for more information or to arrange for any of the following trainings.
This two-day training uses children’s books as a starting point for families to develop and practice literacy skills. It provides facilitators practice in using children’s books as a springboard for discussing parenting topics, for helping parents and caregivers support their children’s learning, and for helping program participants explore their own learning needs.
*Introduction to Family Literacy is a prerequisite.
In this half-day, hands-on workshop, participants will gain fresh ideas and practical resources to create their own exciting learning experiences for children and families. We will exercise our imaginations as we examine new ways of learning through exploring the world around us. This workshop encourages creative inter-generational family literacy programming while having fun!
This six-hour workshop is for anyone who wants to learn more about family literacy. It is open to anyone interested in discovering how to engage families in “learning fun,” learning the theory and guiding principles of family literacy, and how to plan family literacy activities and programs that work for your community.
This two-day workshop helps facilitators learn the history, rationale, and goals supporting the delivery of the Prenatal Caring Circle program. Participating facilitators will explore the connection between family literacy, fetal and child development, and prenatal well being by practicing the delivery of programming through mock sessions.
The one-day workshop provides the rationale for using rhymes, songs and stories to encourage language development. The training helps facilitators learn to teach rhymes and songs to parents and caregivers, and how to offer a Rhymes, Songs, and Storytelling program. This training is open to everyone interested in learning to facilitate or teach the concepts and benefits of parents using rhymes, songs, and stories to nurture the development of their children.
This one-day workshop helps participants answer many questions: What are Storysacks? Why use Storysacks? What goes into Storysacks? How do you create Storysacks? Participants learn the history, philosophy, and guiding principles supporting Storysacks development. Working as a team, participants create one Storysacks while exploring the potential and value of using the strengths already present in their community to create these powerful literacy resources.