Episode 45 - Connecting 3 Generations on Zoom Goose and Taking Risks with TED Circles

Welcome to Season 7 Episode 4 of What's Literacy Got To Do With It? by Literacy Quebec!  Over the last year we saw many member organizations quickly adapt their programming online. While there were challenges, our guests today highlight the new found opportunities for connection and lifelong learning that came from adapting their literacy programming. Today we are joined by the South Shore Literacy Council and La Maison de la Famille Mosaik to chat about their Early Year Zoom Goose Program and then we sat in on a discussion with participants of TED Circles organized as part of The Judith Schurman Lifelong Literacy Initiative by the South Shore Literacy Council. We are joined by: Animators Desrean and Robin for Zoom Goose La Maison de la Famille Mosaik and South Shore Literacy Council and Participants, Kim-Anh Nguyen and mother in law, and Catherine Moshopoulos and Rukhshana Surty TED Circles organizers, Robin Sales and Rachel Wagner and participants, Robert, Brian, talk about their experiences participating in TED Circles and their reactions to a TED Talk about Risk Taking. Check out the Diana Nyad Talk and the Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya Talk they review. Read more about water access on Indigenous reserves in Canada here.  We also discuss some links and special news items: Learn more about Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline or call 1-888-521-8181 Interested in joining the Stay at Home Choir that was mentioned in the episode, learn more here.  International Literacy Day on September 8th. Literacy Quebec is celebrating by running daily giveaways and competitions! Check out our social media! Yamaska Literacy Council's 2021 PGI Virtual Fundraiser for Literacy Thursday, Sept 9 @ 7 pm For all upcoming literacy events check out our members' websites and social media for updates  What's Literacy Got To Do With It? is a community-based podcast for English-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec. Our hosts Chris Shee and Jaimie Cudmore from Literacy Quebec, explore topics around community building, lifelong curiosity, and the multiple types of literacy. It's incredible what we can learn from each other. You may have noticed that we changed our name to What's Literacy Got to Do With It? Let us know what you think! Subscribe, share our podcast, and write to us at admin@literacyquebec.org, send us a voicemail at 514-508-6805. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel for videos of interviews and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LiteracyQuebec --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/literacy-quebec/message

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Welcome to What's Literacy Got To Do With It? by Literacy Quebec. A community-based podcast for English-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec. Our hosts Chris Shee and Jaimie Cudmore from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong curiosity, and the multiple types of literacy. It's incredible what we can learn from each other!