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opâskahopîsim-June

June The egg hatching moon or month ᐅᐹᐢᑲᐦᐅᐲᓯᒼ (Online Cree Dictionary) I will be busy this month attending local events, ceremonies, and hosting PD sessions in honor of Indigenous Awareness month! I hope you are able to commit to do so as well! I remember summer times with my Kokum… Read More »opâskahopîsim-June

Tips From the Field – Outcome Measurements and Evaluation (OME’s): Why They Matter

Sharing delivery approaches used in CL-funded programs that reflect best practices in adult foundational learning theory. Adult foundational learners return to the classroom in hopes of developing the skills and confidence to fully participate in their lives – whether that be in relationships, employment, community involvement or further learning. Calgary… Read More »Tips From the Field – Outcome Measurements and Evaluation (OME’s): Why They Matter

Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle – Residential School Unmarked Graves -We Are Not Done Yet

Sihtoskâtowin is a Cree principle that is the act of supporting and helping each other as well as looking out for one another; collective support for the wellness, safety, caring and protection of community (Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge) In the last year, there have been many graves that were… Read More »Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle – Residential School Unmarked Graves -We Are Not Done Yet

Defining our terms

Calgary Learns supports foundational learning opportunities for adults – that is our core work.  We are often asked to define our terms. Questions like ‘what’s the difference between literacy and foundational learning?’. The definition of terms we use were drawn from research and resources that inform adult learning principles and… Read More »Defining our terms

When the ‘Pivot’ Becomes the Practice: responding to online / remote / blended instruction and learning needs

Two Calgary Learns projects In 2020, Calgary Learns brought together a small group of adult foundational learning practitioners in a initiative project called the Pivot to Remote Learning Community of Practice. Our final report has some very good information and recommendations for organizations and practitioners who have shifted to online/remote/blended learning. This… Read More »When the ‘Pivot’ Becomes the Practice: responding to online / remote / blended instruction and learning needs