Well Wishes for New Year 2021

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Happy holiday season! When COVID-19 first hit this area in March, who would have expected that at the end of this year, we are still not able to see each other. Despite of the physical distance we had with each other, we have been through an extraordinary year and achieved so much together. Eileen started to volunteer with us in …

“The most important thing to me is success. English helps me to achieve success.”

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It’s been a while since we shared an essay from one of our students! If you didn’t already know, LCNV’s 2020 Annual Recognition Ceremony Program Book has been published – in this document, we shout out our biggest achievements and give thanks to the community, recognize excellent teachers and students, and most importantly, we share essays written by our students! …

Join Us for the Annual Recognition Ceremony!

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Join us for the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia’s Annual Recognition Ceremony, an evening celebrating the incredible work of LCNV’s students, community partners, volunteers, and instructors. This will be a FREE virtual event on Thursday, October 29, from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. You won’t want to miss hearing the powerful stories of our learners. RSVP NOW!

My Teachers Really Helped Me During the Quarantine Order

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September 8th was declared international literacy day by UNESCO in 1996, to remind the public of the importance of literacy education for individuals and the society as a whole. This year, International Literacy Day focuses on “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond,” and we especially would like to address the stark disadvantages our community faces during this …

Insight from an LCNV Teacher: How LCNV Enhances Reading as a Family Activity

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Earlier this month we celebrated International Book Lovers’ Day on August 9, a day dedicated to reading and literature. In LCNV classrooms, teachers always put a strong emphasis on the importance of books and the habit of reading, as it is not only an integral part for literacy development, but also opens doors towards independent learning and enjoyment. Especially in …