Saskatchewan Literacy Network (SLN)

Family Literacy Standards (2012)

This is a revised version of a document originally published in 2000.

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2014-03-03

Program Planning and Proposal Writing Worksheets (N.D.)

The 10 worksheets contained in this document are part of the resources that accompany a workshop designed for anyone interested in writing a proposal for a literacy project.

The worksheets deal with a variety of topics related to program planning, including developing partnerships; assessing the situation; project vision; setting goals; evaluation; and budgeting.

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2013-06-17

Program Planning and Proposal Writing Workbook (N.D.)

This workbook is one of the resources for a workshop designed for anyone interested in writing a proposal for a literacy project.

The first section of the workbook focuses on program planning and includes information about developing partnerships; formulating a vision; translating a vision into goals and objectives; and evaluating program results.

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2013-06-13

Plain Language Worksheets (2010)

These worksheets provide practice for some of the concepts described in “Plain Language: A guide to clear, effective communication.”

The authors have included activities to help pinpoint the purpose of a document and to identify its intended audience. Other activities focus on preparing an outline for a document and on writing and revising it.

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2013-04-29

Family Literacy [Video - 3:42] (2011)

In this video, a young mother gets some advice on how to incorporate literacy learning into everyday life.

The coordinator of family literacy for the Saskatchewan Literacy Network (SLN) explains that the world is full of opportunities for learning. For example, a parent can describe plants and animals observed on a walk in the woods, then ask the child about what he has observed.

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2012-07-24

Learner Dreams [Video - 9:10] (2011)

Prepared by the Saskatchewan Literacy Network, this video features adults talking about their lives before and after they took steps to improve their literacy skills.

The adults, who represent a variety of backgrounds and age groups, describe the doors that have opened up to them because of their improved skills.

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2012-07-17

Sharing Our Stories [Video - 12:41] (2007)

In this video, about 12 minutes in length, three adult learners discuss the impact of sharing their personal stories in the media. Each of the learners has given many interviews for both print and broadcast media.

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2011-09-16

2010 Literacy Cafés (2010)

Volume 3: Prince Albert and North

In May 2010, the Saskatchewan Literacy Network held discussions in Prince Albert and La Ronge. As in previous years, the goals of these “literacy cafés” were to provide a networking opportunity for literacy stakeholders and to ask for information to guide the network’s efforts.

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2011-07-08

2009 Literacy Cafés (2009)

Volume 2: Central Saskatchewan

This document summarizes issues discussed during three “literacy cafés” organized by the Saskatchewan Literacy Network in that province in 2009. The cafés provide an opportunity for adult learners and literacy stakeholders to connect and exchange information.

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2011-07-08

Making Media Connections: Writing a Press Release (2009)

In this brief document, the authors explain how to write a press release that will catch the attention of an editor. They begin by pointing out that while an organization’s work may be very important, a press release must focus on something that will be of interest to the general public now.

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2011-05-17

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