Lisa Hagedorn

The Changing Face of Literacy in Ottawa (2002)

A Research Project for the Ottawa-Carleton Coalition for Literacy

This report gives thought to the perception that in the midst of these tumultuous times the face of literacy is changing. Change demands a response, and this research project was formulated in an effort to engage some key players in the formulation of a collective response. Together, literacy students, literacy practitioners and representatives from community partners, addressed the following issues:

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The Changing Face of Literacy in Ottawa (2002)

A Research Project Summary for the Ottawa-Carleton Coalition for Literacy

The authors of this study set out a number of questions about literacy, including its definition in the current world; other issues affecting students’ ability to achieve their goals; what prompts students to participate in literacy programs; and whether some types of programs are more attractive than others.

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2009-07-29

An exploration of collaborative materials development in adult numeracy teaching (2004)

Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS Program - Phase II

This report describes phase two of the project "Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS [Literacy and Basic Skills] Program". In phase one of the project, practitioners were surveyed and it was found that numeracy learning materials were much in demand and could be very powerful in the process of developing the LBS Program's capacity to deliver adult numeracy training.

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2006-01-26

Frameworks for Adult Numeracy Education (2003)

A Survey and Discussion

This report arises out of a need for research into adult numeracy. In particular, adult educators in Ontario have felt a need to study frameworks for adult numeracy that are being used in basic education programs around the world.

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2004-09-09

Completing a Story (1997)

This lesson plan from CONNECT provides practice writing sentences to complete a story. Learners also receive practice composing short texts in a word processing program.

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2003-06-25

Numeracy (2001)

Bulletin - Issue 1 of 3, Spring 2001

The goal of this series is to provide important information on three topics of high priority to the literacy community and to highlight new, innovative, and successful practice relevant to LBS-funded agencies across Ontario.

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2003-05-29

Catalogue of Recommended Resources for Teachers of Adult Numeracy (2000)

This document catalogues resources that can be used to teach adult numeracy. It includes books and binders; sources of manipulables (places to buy or borrow materials and aides), computer software, web sites, resource centres, videos, and reading for professional development. Each listing provides publication details, as well as information about the resource's form, best use, purpose, strengths and weaknesses, and more.

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2000-01-01

Compiled Responses of LBS teachers in Ottawa to a questionnaire about their numeracy teaching practices and needs (2000)

The project Survey of Resources for Teachers of Adult Numeracy aimed to contribute to the process of improving adult numeracy teaching in Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) programs, by connecting teachers with resources. The first element of the project, the questionnaire, was designed to identify the resources that were most needed by teachers.

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2000-01-01

Questionnaire for Teachers of Adult Numeracy (2000)

This questionnaire was developed for teachers of adult literacy. It includes 45 questions around the theme: "what kinds of resources would help you in your numeracy teaching?"

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2000-01-01

Understanding Income Tax (2003)

Learning Materials for Literacy and Basic Skills

This guide is intended to teach students in literacy programs about income taxes. It helps learners understand about taxes, forms to use to pay taxes, and services provided by the government to low income tax payers. The guide was written for Level 2 learners in Ontario, but much of it will be useful to others.

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