From left to right: Dr. J. Douglas Willms, Colette Wasson and Norma Barron

The Learning Bar, lead by president Dr. J. Douglas Willms and project leads Colette Wasson and Norma Barron were proud to be part of the official launch of Confident Learners at Lakeview School, M’Chigeeng First Nation in Ontario.

 

“One of the most rewarding moments of my career!” – Dr. J. Douglas Willms

 

Lakeview School 2Dr. Willms spoke about his vision for wholeschool literacy. “I am so pleased to be here for the launch of Confident Learners at Lakeview School, M’Chigeeng First Nation. Witnessing the success of its students in developing their reading skills is especially rewarding.”

Confident Learners, a whole-school community-based program aimed at increasing the literacy skills of Aboriginal children. The initiative focuses on the development of literacy skills during the primary school years. Learning to read fluently, and with confidence, opens up
many opportunities for learning through a child’s school year career and beyond.

 
For more information about Confident Learners, please contact confidentlearners@thelearningbar.com, or go to the initiative’s website www.confidentlearners.com.

More about this launch from our Partners:
http://www.manitoulin.ca/2015/12/16/innovative-program-confident-learners-launches-at-lakeview-school-in-mchigeeng/
http://anishinabeknews.ca/2015/12/15/lakeview-school-launches-ontarios-first-confident-learners-initiative/
http://nationtalk.ca/story/lakeview-school-launches-ontarios-first-confident-learners-initiative