Life skills for kids, young adults, and grown ups.

Life skills. What are life skills? “Life skills” have been defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life”. Dictionary.com defines “life skills” as: “the ability to cope with stresses and challenges of daily life, esp….

Welcome, we have a new blog mission.

We’ve known for a while that our blog has been stagnant, so we’re starting it up again by using it as another free channel to support our mandate, mission, vision, and values. You can expect to see posts giving information, advice, tips, how-to’s, and more. The goal is that you, our readers, will benefit from…

Holiday Schedule

Our offices will be closed for the Holiday Season from Monday December 24, 2012 to Friday January 4, 2013. Regular business hours will resume on Monday January 7, 2013.  Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!

Extreme Weather Warning

Good Learning Anywhere would like to take a moment to send this message: With the extreme weather system set to hit the Northeastern area of North America some parts of Ontario may be affected by power outages.  In this event, we will try our best to run classes as normal and they will be recorded…

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 (Honesty)

I am going to be completely honest with you.  It has not been difficult to grow a moustache for the 30 days in Movember.  In fact, there have been days that I have really enjoyed growing the Mo…so much so that I have thought about keeping it.  I have not quite decided on that yet…

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…

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…

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…

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Eady

Yep, that’s right.  Good Learning Anywhere has a brand new baby doctor! And not just any doctor, my friends.  Dr. Michelle Eady, a leading thinker and advocate of Indigenous literacy in both Canada and Australia, is about to be awarded her Phd.  Not only is she receiving her doctorate, Michelle will be honoured with a blessing from…