Literacy Quebec Podcast

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Welcome to the Literacy Quebec Podcast! A community-based podcast for English-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec!

Episódios

  • Episode 78 - Enza Ciampanelli, Mie Cook, and Malena Maguiña from The Learning Exchange- Working with Adult Learners

    05/04/2024 Duração: 22min

    Welcome to Episode 1 of season 12! Today’s episode is in honour of Adult Learners’ Week, which takes place every year during the first week of April. Adult Learners' Week recognizes the perseverance and achievements of adult learners who may be returning to school or learning a new skill, while juggling other commitments. To celebrate, Jessica speaks with three people from The Learning Exchange, a not-for-profit literacy organization in Laval that provides free tutoring services and programs to adult learners. Enza Ciampanelli, the Community Manager, and Mie and Malena, two of the organization’s volunteer tutors, share their experiences working with adult learners. You can check out the services and resources The Learning Exchange provides here: https://tleliteracy.com/ More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help? Contact ⁠⁠⁠⁠Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline⁠⁠⁠⁠ or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.literacyquebec.org⁠⁠⁠⁠ for events and to find what literacy services our members can

  • Episode 77 - Greg Birkett - Black Canadian History - Black History Month

    06/02/2024 Duração: 30min

    Greg Birkett is an Ontario-based educational consultant, award-winning educator, author, playwright and slam poet. He is the co-presenter and co-developer of See Us, Learn Us: Teaching the Black Canadian Experience, a nationwide webinar for educators and education stakeholders in partnership with Nelson Education. He has appeared on City TV News and Breakfast Television to discuss issues pertaining to anti-Black racism, its impact on the educational system and how to address these challenges.  Greg’s slam poetry account: @gregb_writes CBC Documentary, Black Life: Untold Stories: https://gem.cbc.ca/black-life-untold-stories?cmp=DM_DOCS_FEED_GEMCARD_black-life Natasha Henry-Dixon’s website, Teaching African Canadian History: https://teachingafricancanadianhistory.weebly.com/ Afua Cooper’s website: https://afuacooper.com/ Books by Barrington Walker: https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/3023917.Barrington_Walker Eleanor Collins, the first Black Canadian woman to host a national television series: https://www.the

  • Episode 76 - Kristin Dmytriw - Centre for Family Literacy

    25/01/2024 Duração: 20min

    Kristin Dmytriw is the Director of Programs and Training at Centre for Family Literacy in Edmonton, Alberta, where she facilitates and adapts programs to meet the needs of families, and helps build capacity in communities by offering training and resources. In this episode, Laura speaks with Kristin to learn more about what the Centre for Family Literacy does and the programs they offer, how families can practice their literacy skills together, the benefits of doing so, and so much more! Centre for Family Literacy resources: https://famlit.ca/resources/ Preschoolers and Technology TED Talk by Marli Hoffman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fThJS7chYLc

  • Episode 75 - Cyndi Owen - Boundaries and Self-Care

    20/12/2023 Duração: 37min

    Cyndi Owen is a social worker, and has worked in the Public Health and Social Services field for about 15 years. Throughout her career, she has garnered comprehensive knowledge on the topic of boundaries and self-care. In this episode, Jessica speaks with Cyndi about why boundaries and self-care are important in maintaining better mental health, as well as what these terms mean.  More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help? Contact ⁠⁠⁠⁠Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline⁠⁠⁠⁠ or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.literacyquebec.org⁠⁠⁠⁠ for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer you or someone you know. What's Literacy? is a podcast for English-speaking listeners and learners interested in everything and anything to do with literacy in Quebec and beyond. Our hosts, Niamh Devaney and Jeff Taylor from⁠⁠⁠⁠ Literacy Quebec⁠⁠⁠⁠ explore community building, lifelong learning, and multiple types of literacy through their interviews with a range of special guests. Subscribe,

  • Episode 74 - Nadia L. Hohn - Windows, Mirrors, and Sliding Glass Doors

    29/11/2023 Duração: 32min

    Nadia L. Hohn is an award-winning author, children’s educator, and activist. In this episode, Jessica chats with Nadia about the importance of representation, diversity, and inclusion in children’s literature. Nadia’s website: https://www.nadialhohn.com/ Nadia’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@nadialhohnauthor Orca Books (independently-owned publishing house that strives to produce books for young people that encompass all ethnicities, people with disabilities, and those who identify as LGTBQ+): https://www.orcabook.com/ More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help? Contact ⁠⁠⁠⁠Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline⁠⁠⁠⁠ or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.literacyquebec.org⁠⁠⁠⁠ for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer you or someone you know. What's Literacy? is a podcast for English-speaking listeners and learners interested in everything and anything to do with literacy in Quebec and beyond. Our hosts, Niamh Devaney and Jeff Taylor from⁠⁠⁠⁠ Literacy Que

  • Episode 73 - Matthew Johnson - Media Literacy

    19/10/2023 Duração: 37min

    Matthew Johnson Director of Education from Media Smarts joins Niamh to talk about Media Literacy Week. Media Literacy Week - October 23rd - 27th "Media Literacy Week is an annual event promoting digital media literacy across Canada, taking place each October. Schools, libraries, museums and community groups organize events and activities throughout the week." Digital Citizen Day - October 25, 2023 House Hippos More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help? Contact⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.literacyquebec.org⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer you or someone you know. What's Literacy? is a podcast for English-speaking listeners and learners interested in everything and anything to do with literacy in Quebec and beyond. Our hosts, Niamh Devaney and Jessica Leahy from⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Literacy Quebec⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ explore community building, lifelong learning, and multiple types of literacy through their int

  • Episode 72 - Jael Richardson - Author and FOLD Founder

    21/09/2023 Duração: 29min

    Literacy Quebec team member, Jessica Leahy interviews Jael Richardson. Jael Richardson bio: Jael Richardson is the author of three books: The Stone Thrower: A Daughter’s Lesson, a Father’s Life (also adapted into a children’s book), Gutter Child, and Because You Are. She also founded and serves as the executive director of the FOLD, the Festival of Literary Diversity. The FOLD is Canada’s first festival for diverse writers, giving a platform to underrepresented voices through panels, discussions, workshops, and more! Jael Richardson website, where you can order Jael’s books: http://www.jaelrichardson.com/ The FOLD website: https://thefoldcanada.org/ The FOLD linktree: https://linktr.ee/thefold_ More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help? Contact ⁠⁠⁠⁠Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline⁠⁠⁠⁠ or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.literacyquebec.org⁠⁠⁠⁠ for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer you or someone you know. What's Literacy? is a podcast for English-speakin

  • Episode 71 - Heidi Rubin - Inclusive spaces

    17/08/2023 Duração: 31min

    Heidi Rubin bio: With 25 years in the industry behind them, Heidi opened Infinity Movement with the mission of creating brave and inclusive space and building strength and resilience in the fitness world, one #rainbrojock at a time! Infinity Movement: https://www.infinitymovement.ca/ More on inclusivity: Tips to Creating Inclusive Spaces from Loyola University in Chicago https://www.luc.edu/media/lucedu/equity/pdfs/visualaids/Creating%20Inclusive%20Spaces.pdf What does an Inclusive Space Look Like? From Medium https://medium.com/ensightful-app-inc/what-does-an-inclusive-space-look-like-c7b04d19ebc More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help? Contact ⁠⁠⁠⁠Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline⁠⁠⁠⁠ or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.literacyquebec.org⁠⁠⁠⁠ for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer you or someone you know. What's Literacy? is a podcast for English-speaking listeners and learners interested in everything and anything to do with literacy in Quebec and be

  • Episode 69 - Roen Higgins performs

    20/07/2023 Duração: 12min

    Roen's bio from www.roenhiggins.com: An award-winning Poet, Youth Educator, Inspirational Speaker, and Impact Coach. Her mission is to Elevate her audience with key life skills; such as resiliency, leadership, creative literacy, self-care & community well-being. What’s Literacy episode 57: Creating and Building a Life of Learning with Roen Higgins and Linda Sparks: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/literacy-quebec/episodes/Episode-57---Creativity-and-building-a-life-of-learning-with-Roen-Higgins-and-Linda-Sparks-e1k49vo/a-a5f02n7 Poetry videos from Literacy Quebec’s Youtube channel: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiQ-_SGhqkRordirziCve6lP0xobwjR30 Roen Higgins on how to write a poem, by CBC’s Creator Network https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/how-to-write-a-poem-roen-higgins-1.6712937 More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help? Contact ⁠⁠⁠⁠Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline⁠⁠⁠⁠ or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.literacyquebec.org⁠⁠⁠⁠ for events and to find what

  • Episode 68 - David A. Robertson - Canadian author and public speaker - Land Acknowledgements - Indigenous authors

    15/06/2023 Duração: 31min

    Niamh talks with David about his work as an author and public speaker and how working with children and educators has enriched these roles. They also speak about land acknowledgements and how this relatively new practice can be as meaningful as possible. David A. Robertson (he, him, his) was the 2021 recipient of the Writers’ Union of Canada Freedom to Read Award as well as the Globe and Mail Children's Storyteller of the Year. He is the author of numerous books for young readers including When We Were Alone, which won the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award and the McNally Robinson Best Book for Young People Award. His first adult fiction novel, The Theory of Crows, was published in 2022 and is a national bestseller. He is a member of Norway House Cree Nation and currently lives in Winnipeg. https://www.darobertson.ca/ Socials: https://www.instagram.com/davidrobertsonwriter/ https://www.facebook.com/davidalexanderrobertson https://twitter.com/davealexrobertshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4c-Jd

  • Episode 67 - Liz Wheeler - Co-Founder of SecondhandStories.ca - NPO & Animal Microsanctuary

    18/05/2023 Duração: 30min

    Liz Wheeler is the co-founder non-profit and micro animal sanctuary Secondhand Stories (https://www.secondhandstories.ca), based in Lombardy, ON. In this episode of What's Literacy? Jeff talks to Liz about her resident sanctuary rescue chickens, how books are helping raise the funds needed to care for the animals, how and why she got started, and how listeners of the podcast can support their efforts. Listeners are encouraged to follow all of the adventures taking place on the sanctuary as well as support Second Hand Stories by either donating or buying books through their online shop. Socials: https://www.instagram.com/secondhandstories_/ https://www.facebook.com/secondhandstoriesmicrosanctuary Online Book Shop: ⁠https://www.secondhandstories.ca/shop How you can help: https://www.secondhandstories.ca/donate Links to organizations and associations mentioned during the Podcast: Sweets Sanctuary: https://www.facebook.com/sweetsanctuaryanimalrescue More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help?

  • Episode 66 - Greg Birkett - Slam Poetry - Poetry Month

    24/04/2023 Duração: 34min

    Greg Birkett, Educator, Writer, Slam Poet, Producer and Educational Consultant chats with Niamh about slam poetry for Poetry Month. Their conversation flows between education, poetry, performance, Black history, the Black Canadian experience, teaching resources and methodology. Gregory Birkett, OCT, is an educator with the Toronto District School Board. He has over 14 years of experience in the field of education. In addition to teaching, Greg is also a playwright, published author and award-winning poet who performs at many community events throughout the GTA. He currently writes material for CBC Kids Digital and has written curriculum for the Ontario Ministry of Education, the Ontario Black History Society and freelance for the Toronto Star. He was also a contributing author to a Black History textbook used in Ontario, Nova Scotia and Bermuda. Mr. Birkett was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History and an A.H.E.N. Excellence in Teaching Award winner. Greg i

  • Episode 65 - Jonathan Bécotte & Jonathan Kaplansky - Author & Translator of "Like A Hurricane" or "Comme un ouragan"

    29/03/2023 Duração: 25min

    Literacy Québec director Margo Legault interviews award-winning author Jonathan Bécotte and accomplished translator Jonathan Kaplansky and talks about one of M. Bécotte's recent books; "Like a Hurricane" (Comme un ouragan), its significance as a resource for youth struggling with discovering, accepting, and being their true selves, as well as the importance and deep understanding required to ensure once translated, that no meaning is lost. Listeners are encouraged to reach out to either gentleman as well as seek out their other works. Socials: https://www.facebook.com/jonathanbecotteauteur https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.kaplansky Starred review: https://quillandquire.com/review/like-a-hurricane/Link for the book: https://www.orcabook.com/Like-a-Hurricane More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help? Contact ⁠⁠Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline⁠⁠ or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto ⁠⁠www.literacyquebec.org⁠⁠ for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer y

  • Episode 64 - Education via Hip Hop & The Headucatorz - RFTLOI Conference - Toronto 2023

    20/03/2023 Duração: 30min

    Niamh sits down with Headucatorz for a chat about Hip Hop at the Reading For The Love Of It conference in Toronto.Hip Hop Headucatorz are a group of Ontario Teachers who believe in the use of Hip Hop culture to inspire and engage students.The Headucatorz are made up of DJs, producers, emcees, breakers, and graffiti artists who are active educators across Southern Ontario.Members – A-Cubed, Chase March, I.Khan, Jon Corbin, Just Sev, Matt Dee, MikeAll, Tigz, the apologette, and Wizekrak https://hiphopheaducatorz.com/https://hiphopheaducatorz.bandcamp.com/ Reading For The Love Of It http://readingfortheloveofit.com/index.html More on Literacy Quebec: Have questions or need help? Contact ⁠Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline⁠ or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto ⁠www.literacyquebec.org⁠ for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer you or someone you know. What's Literacy? is a podcast for English-speaking listeners and learners interested in everything and anything to do with liter

  • Episode 63 - Black History Month - BCRC Montreal

    09/02/2023 Duração: 27min

    Jeff interviews John Davids, research coordinator at the Black Community Resource Center (BCRC) in Montreal about their work and research in Quebec. Established in 1995, their mandate is to provide and implement professional innovative support services to individuals, communities, para-public and public organizations. They also develop and run health, education, socio-culture, and community economic development programs. BCRC Montreal Website Eventbrite Link to The Animated Black Film Festival - Feb.18th, 2023 The Summit on Black Families - February 24, 2023   John mentions that a lot of the history of the Black Community in Montreal has revolved around some key historic institutions, including:  Negro Community Centre of Montreal - was formed in 1927 in response to the racial discrimination experienced by the Black community.[1] The Black population of Montreal is linked historically to decedents of Africans who were enslaved in Montreal. (Wikipedia) The Coloured Women's Club of Montreal

  • Episode 63 - Family Literacy Series - ABC Life Literacy

    23/01/2023 Duração: 25min

    Niamh interviews Ellie Tamura from ABC Life Literacy Canada in this Family Literacy themed episode. Event highlight - A Conversation with Jeremy Fisher Wednesday, January 25 at noon EST  via Zoom Jeremy joins us again to discuss his work making music for young listeners, families, and everyone alike! Concert with Jeremy Fisher - Available to watch on YouTube, Jeremy shares stories and songs for an audience of all ages! Watch here More information can be found on the Literacy Quebec site Show Links: Have questions or need help? Contact Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline or call 1-888-521-8181 Jump onto www.literacyquebec.org for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer you or someone you know. Family Literacy Tool Kit General ABC website Family Literacy Day website Registration link for the Family Literacy Day event with Barbara Reid  Family Literacy First website Money Matters website: ABC's financial literacy program UP Skills for Work website: ABC's work

  • Episode 62 - Family Literacy Series - Jeremy Fisher Part 2

    14/01/2023 Duração: 20min

    FAMILY LITERACY SERIES Jaimie and Laura sit with Jeremy Fisher again as part of our Family Literacy series. About Jeremy: Jeremy Fisher is a three-time JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter based in Ottawa, Ontario. He has released 6 studio albums and his music has been featured on radio, in film, commercials, and as main title TV themes. His latest venture, Jeremy and Jazzy, teaches about the importance of feelings and how they become songs, how songs become stories and how friendship and the art of collaboration creates joy. For more information, you can visit his website. Virtual Concert for Family Literacy Week Saturday, January 21 at 11 am EST via Facebook Live  Jeremy will be doing a virtual concert for the whole family, including songs from his new TV show, Jeremy and Jazzy. A Conversation with Jeremy Fisher Wednesday, January 25 at noon EST via Zoom Jeremy will be back to discuss his work making music for young listeners, families, and everyone alike! More information can be found on the L

  • Episode 61 - Family Literacy Series - Jeremy Fisher Part 1

    14/12/2022 Duração: 32min

    FAMILY LITERACY SERIES Jaimie and Laura sit with Jeremy Fisher as part of our Family Literacy series. About Jeremy: Jeremy Fisher is a three-time JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter based in Ottawa, Ontario. He has released 6 studio albums and his music has been featured on radio, in film, commercials, and as main title TV themes. His latest venture, Jeremy and Jazzy, teaches about the importance of feelings and how they become songs, how songs become stories and how friendship and the art of collaboration creates joy. For more information, you can visit his website. Virtual Concert for Family Literacy Week Saturday, January 21 at 11 am EST via Facebook Live  Jeremy will be doing a virtual concert for the whole family, including songs from his new TV show, Jeremy and Jazzy. A Conversation with Jeremy Fisher Wednesday, January 25 at noon EST via Zoom Jeremy will be back to discuss his work making music for young listeners, families, and everyone alike! More information can be found on the Literac

  • Episode 60 - Jeff speaks to Martin Silverstone - current editor of the Atlantic Salmon Journal, in his first ever What's Literacy? interview

    06/12/2022 Duração: 22min

    Welcome to Season 10 Episode 3 of What's Literacy? by Literacy Quebec! In today's episode, Jeff interviews Martin Silverstone, editor-at-large of the Atlantic Salmon Journal. Already acquainted through their time playing for the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Rugby Football Club, Jeff digs into Martin's childhood, his love of reading and writing, and his dedication to community. Martin also shares plans for new books in the making, and finally, what literacy means to him. Show Links: Have questions or need help? Contact Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline or call 1-888-521-8181 You can purchase Martin's book "Sweep" by emailing him directly. He'll happily work out postage or arrange to meet you in person the next time you are passing through Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC. Jump onto www.literacyquebec.org for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer you or someone you know. What's Literacy? is a podcast for English-speaking listeners and learners interested in everything and anything to do w

  • Episode 59 - New Podcast hosts Niamh Devaney and Jeff Taylor are introduced with help from Jaimie Cudmore

    13/10/2022 Duração: 18min

    Welcome to Season 10 Episode 2 of What's Literacy? by Literacy Quebec! In today's episode, Jaimie introduces the Podcast’s new hosts Jeff Taylor and Niamh Devaney. Niamh and Jeff talk a little bit about their backgrounds and plans for upcoming episodes, as well as what listeners can expect vis-a-vis changes to the format and structure of the podcast itself. Show Links: Have questions or need help? Contact Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline or call 1-888-521-8181 Learn more about Frontier College. Frontier College National Forum on Literacy and Mental Health video. Jump onto www.literacyquebec.org for events and to find what literacy services our members can offer you or someone you know. What's Literacy? is a podcast for English-speaking listeners and learners interested in everything and anything to do with literacy in Quebec and beyond. Our hosts, Niamh Devaney and Jeff Taylor from Literacy Quebec explore community building, lifelong learning, and multiple types of literacy through their interviews w

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