Priscilla George

Continuing Ontario's Participation in Developing National Aboriginal Literacy Goals and Strategies (2003)

Aboriginal Literacy

The National Aboriginal Design Committee (NADC) began under the auspices of Beverly Anne Sabourin and Associates (BASA). In Phase I of this project, BASA compiled an inventory of basic and intermediate adult literacy programs sponsored and/or initiated by Aboriginal Peoples, and involving Aboriginal learners as clients. Phases II and III developed evaluation mechanisms of Aboriginal literacy programs.

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2005-04-29

The Rainbow/Holistic Approach to Aboriginal Literacy (2004)

Priscilla George was a speaker at “Living Literacies,” a conference that took place in Toronto at York University in November of 2002. This is the text of her presentation at the conference.

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2004-01-01

Literacy Encounters (1997)

Meeting the Adult Literacy Needs in English of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Isolated Regions

This software review from CONNECT describes Literacy Encounters. This kit consists of a CD-ROM and five videos which provide learners with language experience in meaningful contexts such as shopping in a supermarket.

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2003-06-25

The Holistic/Rainbow Approach to Aboriginal Literacy (2001)

Work in Progress

The "holistic approach" helps develop a range of skills for improving one's quality of life, more than just reading and writing. In 1996, the author developed the Rainbow Approach to Literacy, which uses each colour to represent a different type of aboriginal literacy. The article discusses the holistic/rainbow approach, and provides information and statistics about aboriginal literacy in Canada.

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2002-05-07

Research on (Aboriginal) Literacy in Australia (2001)

This report describes the author's experiences with Aboriginal Literacy in Australia. The author also explains the concept of the Rainbow (Holistic) Approach to Aboriginal Literacy, and compares to it to the definition of literacy used in the International Adult Literacy Survey.

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2002-05-07
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