NWT Literacy Council

Community Essential Skills (2010)

This document, one in a series of Essential Skills Fact Sheets published by the NWT Literacy Council, focuses on community skills. Those skills are defined as reading, document use, writing, numeracy, oral communication, thinking, working with others, computer use and lifelong learning.

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2010-02-25

The Northern Edge Study Guide (2009)

Learning activities for fifteen stories from the first five issues of The Northern Edge

This study guide, produced by the NWT Literacy Council, is aimed at both adult learners and adult educators. It includes learning activities based on fifteen stories from the first five issues of The Northern Edge, an online newspaper for adult learners.

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2010-02-19

Simply Math (2009)

This math skills booklet is designed to help adult learners with math operations. It is to be used with the three workbooks in the NWT Literacy Council's Everyday Math Skills series - Money Math, Kitchen Math and Home Math. Written in plain language, it covers basic math skills, fractions, decimals, percentages, metric units, and measurements.

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2010-01-13

Money Math (2009)

Money Math is one of three workbooks in the NWT Literacy Council's Everyday Math Skills series. It can be used in conjunction with the math booklet, Simply Math. Money Math is designed to help adult learners with math and is written in plain language. It is divided into three sections, each covering a variety of math concepts, followed by worksheets and a review page.

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2010-01-13

Kitchen Math (2009)

Kitchen Math is one of three workbooks in the NWT Literacy Council's Everyday Math Skills series. It can be used in conjunction with the math booklet, Simply Math. Kitchen Math is designed to help adult learners with math and is written in plain language. It is divided into three sections, each covering a variety of math concepts, followed by worksheets and a review page.

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2010-01-13

Home Math (2009)

Home Math is one of three workbooks in the NWT Literacy Council's Everyday Math Skills series and can be used in conjunction with the booklet Simply Math. Home Math is designed for adult learners and is written in plain language. It is divided into three sections, each covering a variety of math concepts, followed by worksheets and a review page.

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2010-01-13

Family Tutoring (2009)

Families Learning to Read and Write Together

Family Tutoring is a family literacy program developed by the NWT Literacy Council to support school-aged children and their families in their efforts to develop reading and writing skills. The program is geared for parents, teacher’s assistants, and tutors who work with children at the emerging and early reader stages.

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2010-01-08

How To Kit - 20 Fantastic Outdoor Family Literacy Activities (2009)

This How To Kit was developed to help organizations celebrate literacy in the Northwest Territories. It provides examples of winter activities that can be used to promote family literacy. Some of the activities include winter treasure hunts, cooking, science experiments in the snow, sliding and book parties as well as skating games.

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2009-12-30

Reframing Literacy and Training Support in the NWT Using New Technologies - Research report (2009)

Family and community literacy providers in the Northwest Territories face particular challenges when it comes to ongoing training and support, as their geographic isolation makes face-to-face training very costly.

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2009-12-30

How To Kit - Puppets (2009)

The How-to Puppet Kit was created to help celebrate NWT Literacy Week. Puppets lend themselves very well to family literacy activities. Even very young children can make their own puppets and use them to make up and act out stories.

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2009-09-04

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