Review: September Sharing Circle

Well Monday, September 17th has come and gone!! The start of our Fall Session took off with a BANG with the successful completion of our Good Learning Anywhere SHARING CIRCLE! Our first circle of the fall term began with a retelling of a popular traditional oral story.  The difference this time was the fact that the…

Movember & 7 Grandfather Teachings (Truth)

Movember is quickly coming to a close as today is officially the last day!  It is almost time to mow this Mo! This is also the final blog posting for our series linking Movember and health literacy to the sacred 7 Grandfather Teachings.  The 7th and final sacred Grandfather Teaching is Truth: Debwewin—Truth: Truth is…

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…

Movember – Good Mo’s Anywhere

2011 will be our 2nd year participating in the Movember campaign.  We are excited to participate this year and we encourage all learners, practitioners, administrators and supporters of literacy to join us in this campaign to promote health literacy. Our team name is Good Mo’s Anywhere which is a play on words of our online…

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…

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…