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Enhancing Pathways - Phase 2: The Literacy and Language Continuum (2012)

This report outlines the second phase of a project designed to build the coordination capacity of Ontario’s regional literacy networks, and to further develop partnerships among service delivery agencies that provide literacy and language programming.

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2013-07-22

Working Together, Working Well (2005)

The authors of this manual note that being able to function as part of a team is an important skill in today’s workplace.

The manual contains 27 activities designed to develop the skills needed to be an effective team member. Each activity includes facilitator’s notes and relevant handouts.

In addition, each activity is linked to Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) levels and to Essential Skills.

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2013-02-18

Collective List of Assessment Tools (2012)

The Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF) is the new cornerstone of Employment Ontario’s Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program. With its introduction, LBS practitioners wondered if and how existing assessment tools fit within the OALCF.

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2012-12-20

Enhancing Pathways: The Literacy and Language Continuum (2010)

Final Project Report

This project was initiated to coordinate and align three existing language and literacy systems: Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS), funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU); English as a Second Language (ESL) and credit ESL programs, funded by the Government of Ontario; and the federally funded Language Instruction for Newcomer Canadians (LINC) programs.

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2012-09-06

Working Together, Working Well (2005)

This manual is designed to help instructors teach the skills required to work in a group.

The learning activities in the manual have been field-tested within Literacy and Basic Skills programs in both rural and urban settings in Ontario. Learner levels covered in the field tests ranged from LBS Level 1 to Level 4, equal to Level 1 and 2 in the Essential Skills.

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2012-07-30

Get Set Learn! (2006)

A Case Study of A Family Literacy Program in Waterloo Region

Children whose parents have low literacy skills are at a higher risk to grow up to have low literacy skills themselves. This case study details a successful family literacy program in the Waterloo Region of Ontario called Get Set Learn! This program targeted parents on Ontario Works (a welfare program) with pre-school aged children in hopes of breaking the cycle of being disadvantaged because of parental low literacy levels.

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2008-11-04

Get Set Learn Parent Book (2008)

Get Set Learn is a family literacy program that focuses on both parents and their children and stresses the importance of reading with your child on a daily basis, engaging in literacy play and being a literacy role model. Get Set Learn was developed in 2003 to give parents with low literacy skills the tools and strategies to enable them to help their children succeed in school.

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2008-10-30

Get Set Learn - Everything You Need to Run a Family Literacy Program (2008)

Get Set Learn is a family literacy program that focuses on both parents and their children. This program stresses the importance of reading to your child on a daily basis, engaging in literacy play and being a literacy role model. The Get Set Learn program consists of an 8-week session featuring two two-hour classes per week.

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2008-10-27

Foundations in Family Literacy: Family Literacy and Health (2007)

Communication gaps between health care providers and people with limited literacy or English language skills create a major barrier to improving health outcomes for many Canadian families.

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2008-07-14

Way to Go! - Written for LBS Learners (2001)

What is the next step in my learning journey?

This final issue of Way to Go! looks at the next step in your learning journey. It offers tips for researching your next step, and ideas for getting ready to take it.

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2003-06-05
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