Thursday, January 29, 2015

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Lessons Learned: Literacy School

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It’s family literacy week in Canada. At Halifax Learning we’ve worked for over a decade to promote and celebrate literacy in Nova Scotia, so a week dedicated to the magic of books and storytelling is dear to us. But what can we say about literacy that isn’t already being shouted from the rooftops of every library from here to Tofino? ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: January 24-25, 2015


1. A terrible crime has been committed and London’s most celebrated detective needs your help to solve it. Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery is opening this weekend at the Discovery Centre.  It’s a fun and interactive murder mystery like no other! 2. It’s pep rally time! Come cheer on Nova Scotia’s best young athletes Saturday as they get ready to compete ... Read More »

Let’s Discover: Arctic Animals


Here in Nova Scotia, we experience four distinct seasons; spring, summer, fall and winter. Around the world you will find various climate patterns, but some are not as fortunate as us in Nova Scotia to have our cold winter balanced with a warm breezy summer. As humans, we are able to change our clothing to adapt to the daily climate. Animals ... Read More »

But Mommm: Technology


To technology or not to technology? That has been the question at every birthday and Christmas for the last two years. Since she was six and first exposed to iPods through friends, our daughter has had one at the top of every gift list (which we’ve ignored on every single gift giving occasion). Until this year. When the request for ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: January 17-18, 2015


  1. The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is hosting a Family Day on Sunday. Bring the kids and come create your own layered works of art using a combination of painting, photography and drawing inspired by Mary Pratt. 2. Sunday is World Snow Day and the local ski resorts are celebrating. There will be toboggan races and hot chocolate at ... Read More »

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