After school literacy programs

So you want to start a homework club… How to set up and run homework clubs (2007)

An Organizer's Workbook

The term “homework club” generally refers to an after-school program where tutors offer homework and reading support for a group of students on a regular basis. Frontier College, a national literacy organization, has been organizing such programs in every part of Canada since 1984 and this guide is based upon the knowledge gained through that experience.

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2013-01-04

Literacy Programs for Children: Grade 7 to 12 (2008)

Final Report

Between 2005 and 2008, Frontier College researched the impact of its Grade 7-12 tutoring programs in 13 towns and cities in Ontario. Information was collected through surveys, focus groups and interviews, and by examining academic data.

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2011-07-05

Frontier College - Annual Report 2009 (2009)

Celebrating the past - Creating the future

In 2009, Frontier College marked its 110th birthday. This report includes a historic perspective on the organization’s changing roles, from the labourer-teachers in frontier camps in its early decades, through a diversification of literacy outreach activities, to the emphasis on lifelong learning and the efforts to meet new challenges in a new century.

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2009-10-20

How to Train Homework Club Volunteers (2007)

A Frontier College Tutor's Guide

Frontier College developed this guide as an aid for those involved in training volunteer homework club tutors. The purpose of tutor training is to extend tutors’ knowledge, strengthen their skills and increase their confidence so they feel prepared to tutor. This resource guide has been designed for both new and experienced facilitators.

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2008-03-26

Assessment and Evaluation Strategies in Family Literacy Program Development (1996)

This guide is the result of the shared experiences over a two year period of four community based literacy programs which implemented and reviewed a variety of assessment procedures for family literacy evaluation.

This practical and informative resource guide for literacy practitioners was prepared for the National Literacy Secretariat and the Ontario Training and Adjustment Board.

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1996-01-01
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