Top 10 literacy news posts of 2022

In case you missed any of ABC Life Literacy Canada’s news posts written for the literacy community this year, we’ve recapped the top 10 most popular.

  1. 3 adult teaching strategies for Indigenous learners: We outlined tips for creating a successful literacy program that’s culturally responsive to Indigenous learners.
  2. 10 outdoor activities for daily family learning: In honour of the Family Literacy Day 2022 theme, Learning in the great outdoors, we highlighted 10 great outdoor learning activities for the whole family.
  3. How nature impacts cognitive development: To further highlight the Family Literacy Day 2022 theme, we looked at the relationship between nature and learning to find out more about the impact of nature on cognitive development.
  4. Family Literacy Day on January 27 encourages families to embrace the outdoors: We highlighted Family Literacy Day 2022 events across the country and encouraged families to take part.
  5. 3 inexpensive ways to advertise your literacy program: Literacy groups are often faced with tight budgets, so we outlined 3 ways to advertise inexpensively.
  6. How to teach adults with learning difficulties: Adults with learning difficulties have additional challenges to overcome, so we outlined tips to help you when teaching adults with learning difficulties.
  7. 7 ways to avoid financial scams: In honour of Senior’s Month in June, we outlined seven ways to avoid financial scams.
  8. Soft skills: Why they’re important for Canada’s future workforce: With a record low unemployment rate, job seekers are in the driver’s seat. We looked at the importance of soft skills in the ever-changing job market.
  9. 1 in 6 cannot pass basic literacy tests: The economic impact of Canadians’ literacy skills: Literacy skills are no longer optional – they are essential to the future of our country. We looked at the true economic impact of our literacy skills.
  10. 5 financial literacy activities for the whole family: In honour of Financial Literacy Month, we shared activities that both adults and children could do to improve their financial literacy skills.