Resource Type Archive

Let’s Read Together! Backgrounder

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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Resource Type: Backgrounder
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

Reading together with family is a child’s first introduction to reading. Children like it when their families read with them, even when children can read on their own. Reading together connects children to the people they love and more. This backgrounder includes information on what children learn when someone reads to them and tips for… Keep reading

Let’s Make It! Backgrounder

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  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Resource Type: Backgrounder
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

Children enjoy making things. When they’re making, they’re learning and having fun. When children have the time, tools and materials to make things, they learn to solve problems, be creative, communicate and much more!

What’s on My Plate? Backgrounder

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  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Resource Type: Backgrounder
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

This information sheet provides background information on how activities that support healthy eating also develop literacy skills in young children. It was developed for Family Literacy Week 2018.

Tuning into Music: Listen! Make! Move! – Backgrounder

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  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Resource Type: Backgrounder
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

This information sheet provides background information on how music activities can develop and reinforce literacy skills in young children.

STEAM Family Fun Backgrounder

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  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Resource Type: Backgrounder
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

This information sheet describes the meaning of STEAM and why STEAM activities are appropriate for families.

Literacy at Work: Information for Employers about Reading, Writing and Math Skills

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  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Resource Type: Backgrounder
  • Source: Okanagan College, Literacy BC
  • By: Chandra McCann

Written for employers, this booklet briefly reviews how literacy affects work and what employers can do to improve employee literacy skills that will benefit both themselves and their employees. Developed as part of the Learning Disabilities and Whole Life Learning Project.

Let’s Play Together! Backgrounder

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  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Resource Type: Backgrounder
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

This information sheet outlines why play in families is important and how it benefits both children and their parents. It was created for Family Literacy Week 2016.