When you visit St. Jacob’s shop, Change Lifestyle and Apparel, you are welcomed as a friend, treated with a hospitality so often missing from the modern retail experience. The store is the vision of local … Continued
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Waterloo, Ontario. Strong Start is excited to announce they are the recipient of a $96,600 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, as part of the Resilient Communities Fund. Investment will contribute to Strong Start’s ability … Continued
Giving back to their community has always been a personal value of BusPlanner’s Executive Team. A partnership with Strong Start was a natural connection. While BusPlanner’s business is built on getting children to and from school safely, they also care about what happens when … Continued
Conversations are beginning about Generation C, the COVID-19 kids. While exactly which ages should be included in this generational label is under debate, what’s clear to researchers of child development is that COVID-19 has led to global shutdowns … Continued
Literacy and literacy skills are interrelated with many aspects of our experience, including our health. According to The Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Facts, education helps people move up the socioeconomic ladder and provides better … Continued
Did you know? Interesting facts and statistics about childhood literacy in Canada.
Literacy impacts all aspects of modern life. For individuals, it is the foundation for academic, financial, and life success; for nations, it is key to a healthy democracy and a flourishing economy.
Of all the issues that Canadians are concerned about – the environment, health care and the war against terrorism – literacy is never identified as a pressing problem.
Dr. James Heckman, Nobel Prize winning economist and Professor of Economics at The University of Chicago on why the great return for money invested is in children under the age of 6.