Sharon Skage

Helping Families Learn is Everyone's Business: A Practitioner's Guide to Family Literacy in the Workplace (2010)

The purpose of this document is to help literacy organizations that are considering implementing family-based programs in the workplace. The author describes a process to allow family literacy organizations and businesses to become partners in delivering such programs.

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2010-07-15

Helping Families Learn is Everyone's Business: An Employer's Guide to Family Literacy in the Workplace (2010)

This document and its companion practitioner’s guide argue that the cycle of poor literacy skills can be broken only through programs that simultaneously address the literacy needs of parents and their children. The author notes that employees who participate in family literacy programs in the workplace gain the confidence to re-enter the learning system themselves.

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2010-07-15

Setting the Compass (1999)

A Program development and evaluation tool for volunteer programs in Alberta

This document is the final product of the Alberta Literacy Program Standards (ALPS) Project.

ALPS was a project of the Association of Literacy Coordinators of Alberta, and was funded by the National Literacy Secretariat.

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2005-11-14

Guide To Evaluation For Family Literacy Projects In Alberta (1997)

This guide to evaluation grew out of research conducted by the Family Literacy Action Group (FLAG) of Alberta. The research identified what family literacy workers in Alberta considered key issues and concerns. The most prevalent of these issues and concerns were the lack of on-going funding sources for family literacy programs and the need for strategies for reaching families most in need of this type of support.

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2005-08-05

Eager to Learn - A Course on Family Literacy (1999)

Eager to Learn has been designed as a resource binder. The course modules can be used independently from the research findings in other sections. The literature review and focus group results provide interesting and unique perspectives on how to plan and deliver family literacy programs of all sorts, not just those meant for a teaching environment.

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1999-12-22

Family Connections: 1998 Directory of Family Literacy Projects Across Canada (1997)

This 1998 directory represents an opportunity to recognize and celebrate projects that have supported the literacy development of families across the country.

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1998-02-11

Building Strong and Effective Community Partnerships, a Manual for Literacy Workers (1996)

The objective with this manual has been, first of all, to establish a context for community partnerships, in order to provide an understanding of the benefits, issues, and challenges which are attached to forming partnerships. The second half contains practical, useful information on building community partnerships from the ground up.

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1996-01-01

A Practical Guide to Family Literacy (1995)

The practical guide is intended as a resource book. It has been organized according to the process involved in developing an understanding of family literacy and initiating or building a program.
For more information, contact:
the Family Literacy Action Group of Alberta
200 Horticulture Station Road East
Brooks, Alberta T1R 1E5
(403) 362-1677 phone
(403) 362-8926 fax

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1995-01-01
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