Adult basic literacy

Perhaps the wolf IS at his door: A sympathetic response to T. Scott Murray (2005)

While reading T. Scott Murray's article entitled "It's ok to cry wolf if the wolf is at the door: A rejoinder to Tom Sticht". The author couldn't help feeling a great deal of sympathy for Scott.

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2006-03-30

Chambermaid/Housekeeping Cleaner Demonstration - LBS Level 3 (2005)

The Chambermaid/Housekeeping Cleaner Demonstration LBS Level 3 booklet gives learners and instructors information on a career as a chambermaid/housekeeping cleaner.

It includes essential core skills chart, demonstrations, resources and other useful information.

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2006-03-10

Hunting/Fishing or Recreation Guide Demonstration - LBS Level 2/3 (2005)

The Hunting/Fishing or Recreation Guide Demonstration - LBS Level 2/3 booklet gives learners and instructors information on a career as a hunting/fishing or recreation guide.

It includes essential core skills chart, role-play exercises and answer keys, demonstration scenario and other useful information.

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2006-03-10

Laundromat Operator Demonstration - LBS Level 4 (2005)

The Laundromat Operator Demonstration - LBS Level 4 booklet gives learners and instructors information on a career as a laundromat operator.

It includes essential core skills chart, demonstrations, resources and other useful information.

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2006-03-10

Getting Started: Student Success Stories (2003)

Every year, Independent Studies at Frontier College publishes a book of student writing. We've been doing this for 20 years. This year, we decided to publish the results of one of our class projects.

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2006-03-03

Can Massive Injections of Adult Literacy Education Improve Children's Reading Skills? (2006)

In this article, the author discusses the data released in the 2005 National Center for Education Statistics showing 30 years of National Assessment of Educational progress.

The author suggests that it is time to acknowledge adult literacy to improve children's reading skills.

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2006-02-08

Submission to The Honourable Dwight Duncan Minister of Finance (2006)

The Ontario Literacy Coalition (OLC), now called Essential Skills Ontario, is a charitable, non-profit adult literacy organization with close to 300 members from across the province, made up of literacy programs, networks, individuals, and people with literacy challenges.

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2006-02-01

An exploration of collaborative materials development in adult numeracy teaching (2004)

Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS Program - Phase II

This report describes phase two of the project "Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS [Literacy and Basic Skills] Program". In phase one of the project, practitioners were surveyed and it was found that numeracy learning materials were much in demand and could be very powerful in the process of developing the LBS Program's capacity to deliver adult numeracy training.

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2006-01-26

Towards a Fully Literate Canada (2005)

Achieving National Goals through a Comprehensive Pan-Canadian Literacy Strategy

“Towards a Fully Literate Canada” is the title that the Advisory Committee has adopted for its Report. This title expresses in clear language the Committee's primary recommendation. The Government of Canada, in full partnership with the provinces and territories, should commit itself to the goal of a fully literate country by adopting, implementing and promoting a comprehensive Pan-Canadian Literacy Strategy.

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2005-12-08

A Frontier College summary of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) 2003 (2005)

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) is the Canadian component of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) study, which was a joint project of the Government of Canada and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The study was conducted by Statistics Canada.

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