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In Our Own Words - 2008 (2008)

This is the third edition of the Vancouver Island University/Literacy Nanaimo Adult Literacy Tutor Program’s collection of learner writings. This edition was launched on September 8, 2008, to celebrate International Literacy Day and is dedicated to an adult learner who died suddenly earlier in the year.

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2009-10-20

Core Presuppositions of Balanced Reading Theory (2009)

Personal Reflections

As a program manager and curriculum developer, the author has spent most of his career at the ground level of adult literacy education practice. He has investigated how adult literacy students take on the process of learning to read and how teachers, particularly volunteer tutors, have sought to help them.

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2009-04-16

Living and Learning for a Viable Future - The Power of Adult Learning (2009)

Submissions to Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 2-9, 2009

In 2009, the theme for International Adult Learners' Week (IALW) was “Living and Learning for a Viable Future – The Power of Adult Learning.” Literacy Nova Scotia celebrated IALW with a contest and an event.

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2009-04-16

Photo Stories (2007)

English 110

This text, developed by the NWT Literacy Council for a basic English course, contains five "photo stories." The stories can be used to initiate discussion on northern topics like dog racing, fishing, sun dogs, the Arctic Winter Games, and crossing the Mackenzie River on a ferry. The instructor can select the handouts needed to teach or reinforce different concepts.

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2008-07-28

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

Learner Stories (2005)

Literacy and Disabilities Study

Adults who attend programs that use the SARAW talking computer program wrote the stories in this book. Some of the programs are adult literacy programs; some programs are at agencies that serve people with disabilities. There are SARAW programs across Canada, and these stories are from people from different locations across Canada. All of the stories in this book, except one, were written by adults with disabilities.

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2005-08-03

2002 NWT Literacy Council Writing Contest (2002)

This book contains the winning entries from the 2002 NWT Writing Contest. Winners were chosen for each range and for each category: fiction, poetry, non-fiction, legends, and French.

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2002-06-26

Northern Writes 9: Entries from the 2001 NWT Writing Contest (2001)

Stories and poems written by Northerners.
Northern Writes helps Northerners share their stories.

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NWT Literacy Council
Box 761
5122 - 48th Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N6
Telephone: (867)873-9262
Toll Free: 1-866-599-6758
Fax: (867)873-2176
Email: info@nwtliteracy.ca

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2002-02-14

Linking the Generations (1998)

The mandate of Battle Harbour Literacy Council is to promote the importance of literacy for people of all ages, provide literacy services and work cooperatively with other organizations and agencies to provide opportunities for literacy advancement.

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2001-10-24

Eleventh Child (1986)

Eleventh Child is about a remarkable woman who first became a homemaker and then a newsmaker. Louise Tunstead shares her family album, and the ups and downs of growing up during the depression and war years and becoming a mother and a foster parent. Eventually, she and her husband become news as they take on politicians and property owners, and succeed in establishing a foster home in a residential neighbourhood.

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2001-08-01

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