Frontier College

Frontier College: Strategic Plan 2011-2014 (2011)

In 2010, Frontier College began developing a strategic plan for the period 2011-2014. In this document, the authors explain how they gathered the information required for developing the plan and the lessons they learned from the process.

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2011-10-11

International Literacy Day: Social Media Guide (2011)

The Ontario Literacy Coalition, ABC Life Literacy Canada, and Frontier College joined forces to prepare this guide to using social media to promote International Literacy Day, celebrated every year on September 8. For 2011, the partner organizations chose to focus on the importance of literacy and essential skills for everyone, everywhere.

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2011-08-26

Literacy Programs for Children: Grade 7 to 12 (2008)

Final Report

Between 2005 and 2008, Frontier College researched the impact of its Grade 7-12 tutoring programs in 13 towns and cities in Ontario. Information was collected through surveys, focus groups and interviews, and by examining academic data.

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2011-07-05

Frontier College - Annual Report 2010 (2010)

Literacy Through Innovation

Frontier College is a national literacy organization that works in partnership with others to provide learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

This report highlights Frontier College’s activities in communities across Canada, including Aboriginal summer literacy camps in Alberta, computer classes for migrant farm workers in Ontario, and a literacy support program for both parents and children in Nova Scotia.

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2010-10-19

Literacy Programs for Children - Kindergarten to Grade 6: Final Report (2008)

This document outlines the research Frontier College carried out between 2006 and 2008 on its programs for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6. The goal was to obtain valid reading assessment data; to identify best practices; and to investigate the impact of these programs.

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2010-05-05

Frontier College - Annual Report 2009 (2009)

Celebrating the past - Creating the future

In 2009, Frontier College marked its 110th birthday. This report includes a historic perspective on the organization’s changing roles, from the labourer-teachers in frontier camps in its early decades, through a diversification of literacy outreach activities, to the emphasis on lifelong learning and the efforts to meet new challenges in a new century.

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2009-10-20

So you want to start a reading circle... (2009)

How to set up and run reading circles

This guide is a compilation of the knowledge, experience and best practice that has accumulated from the extensive knowledge Frontier College has acquired as well as and its work with reading circles throughout Canada since 1988. This guide is designed to help interested individuals, groups and organizations run and set up an efficient reading circle.

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2009-09-02

How to Train Homework Club Volunteers (2007)

A Frontier College Tutor's Guide

Frontier College developed this guide as an aid for those involved in training volunteer homework club tutors. The purpose of tutor training is to extend tutors’ knowledge, strengthen their skills and increase their confidence so they feel prepared to tutor. This resource guide has been designed for both new and experienced facilitators.

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2008-03-26

Workshop on Literacy and Disabilities (2004)

Workshop Notes

Notes from Workshop on Literacy and Disabilities presented on May 27, 2004 at Frontier College.

The document includes:
- the workshop flyer
- list of persons who attended the workshop, and
- workshop notes

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2006-04-13

Getting Started: Student Success Stories (2003)

Every year, Independent Studies at Frontier College publishes a book of student writing. We've been doing this for 20 years. This year, we decided to publish the results of one of our class projects.

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2006-03-03

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