15 December 2022
Presentation of Original Children’s E-Storybook Featuring Land-Based Learning Lead
Presentation of Original Children’s E-Storybook Featuring Land-Based Learning Lead Nimkii Lavell
Innovations for Learning (IFL) Canada, a global non-profit that works to level the playing field for emerging readers in high-need communities, and Symcor, a leading Canadian organization that enables secure data exchanges, expand their partnership with the development of a new original storybook series.
In partnership with the Wiikwemkoong Board of Education (WBE), Ice Fishing with Nimkii is one of the first in a new original e-storybook series IFL is co-creating with communities and corporate partners.
Available via IFL’s TutorMate platform, the e-storybook reflects the experiences of the students that IFL serves and explores priority themes identified by Indigenous education leaders such as Indigenous Innovation, land-based activities, and local leaders.
Grant enables more Indigenous youth to receive personalized literacy tutoringIndigenous children in Ontario and British Columbia are expected to benefit from a $200,000 grant from a telecommunications company.
Wiikwemkoong educator stars in picture book celebrating Anishinaabe traditionsBoard of education on Manitoulin Island, literacy non-profit partnered to create culturally relevant books
The Manitoulin Expositor
Wiikwemkoong Junior School students launch bookNimkii Lavell, the “Nimkii” title character of the book, was on hand for the special noon book launch at the school and took part in reading the book.
SN News Now
Innovations for Learning Canada release Indigenous E-Storybook series for childrenA new partnership will focus on producing and releasing Indigenous E-Storybook Series for children in high-need communities.
Sand Box World
Original children’s e-storybook featuring land-based learning lead Nimkii LavellBy chance, I came across this amazing children’s e-book called Ice Fishing With Nimkii by Nimkii Lavell.
Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River school first in province to adopt new early literacy programRipple Rock Elementary has a tutor giving a leg up on reading to 20 K-1 students
Non-profit adds SD60 to early literacy support program, puts call out for further supportInnovations for Learning Canada has added Robert Ogilvie Elementary to its growing list of schools it supports with early literacy programming.
My Campbell River Now
Canadian non-profit partners with Island school for literacy opportunitiesNew opportunities for early literacy training for children have come to a Vancouver Island community.
Symcor Partners with Innovations for Learning to Release Indigenous E-Storybook Series for Children in High-Need CommunitiesSymcor and Innovations for Learning Canada (IFL) have partnered to launch the first in a new series of children's e-books.
New literacy program at LSFN schools helping students succeedA new program at Lac Seul First Nation’s schools wants to ensure that, when it comes to literacy and reading skills, no child gets left behind.
The Manitoulin Expositor
Wiikwemkoong literacy program digitally partnering students with business elite now North American modelA partnership between the Wiikwemkoong Board of Education (WBE) and Chapter One is helping young students develop literacy skills.
Jacob Pitawanakwat channels his struggles as a young student into helping other young learnersMy desire for learning and creativity began with my mom.