Movember & 7 Grandfather Teachings (Wisdom)

Moustache season is now OPEN!  Every November, men across Canada and around the world grow moustaches to support and promote men’s health awareness, specifically for prostate cancer.  The month of November is now called Movember! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEatR2CVWiE&w=448&h=252] At Sioux Hudson Literacy Council and the Good Learning Anywhere program, our goal is to use Movember as an…

The Journey with Matawa First Nations

In January of this year, Good Learning Anywhere and Matawa First Nations Education Council launched a pilot program with participating communities in remote Northwest Ontario.  The goal of the program is to help community members attain their GED and to pursue careers in the various trades.  GLA is the first step among many that these…

Learner of the Month – Lennie’s Story

It is important to the staff at the Good Learning Anywhere project that we make sure that we recognize and celebrate our learners that help make this project such a success. One such learner is Lennie Spence from Webequie First Nation. Back in January I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to start working on a new project…

2011 Canadian Federal Election

Announcement: New Course from GLA 2011 Canadian Federal Election – About Canada Votes 2011 On May 2, 2011 Canada will be having a federal election to either re-elect our Prime Minister or elect a new Prime Minister.  Many experts agree that the Aboriginal vote is very important and in some cases, these votes may decide…

Moodling in March

Sioux Hudson Literacy Council (SHLC) and the Good Learning Anywhere (GLA) project recently opened 2 Moodle courses in February 2011 – Essential Skills Investigation and Canadian History. Moodle is an independent online platform where learners can take online course at their own pace according to their own schedule. Moodle courses assist in developing independent learning…

Family Day Writing Contest

At a staff meeting in early February, the staff at the Good Learning Anywere (GLA) project decided that we really wanted to acknowledge and celebrate Family Day in some way. Being the newest holiday added to our calendars and one that occurs smack dab in the middle of the February blahs, what is not to celebrate??!! However, we needed to come…

Good Learning Anywhere – NEW Moodle courses

  Sioux Hudson Literacy Council (SHLC) and Good Learning Anywhere (GLA) are excited to announce the release of 2 new Moodle courses: Canadian History Essential Skills Investigation (ESI) So if you are new to Moodle as a learner, you might be confused, feeling stressed and unsure if this type of online course is for you….

2011 Family Literacy Day Jeopardy Challenge

Thursday January 27, 2011 is Family Literacy Day.  On this day, families are encouraged to spend at least 15 minutes participating in a learning opportunity as a family.  This year’s theme is to PLAY for Literacy.  Playing games – board games, card games, trivia games etc… – strengthens our literacy skills all while having FUN…

December Learner of the Month

December Learner of the Month – Darcy At Good Learning Anywhere and Sioux Hudson Literacy Council, we take a lot of pride in announcing our learners of the month.  It’s never an easy decision but for the month of December, Darcy made it much easier for us. As an online practitioner I had the great…

Movember – Week 1 is Over

Week 1 is over for Movember and Good Mo’s Anywhere. It’s been an interesting week trying to grow the Mo. The first few days seemed to go well. Those days were easy. The last 3 or 4 days have been more challenging as the Mo becomes a little more itchy and it’s starting to require…