Children

Phase 2 of the Manukau Family Literacy Programmes (2003)

Interim (Second) Formative and Process Evaluation Report

This second evaluation report covers the first six months of 2003, when the first two pilot sites of the Manukau Family Literacy Programme (MFLP) started operations; this report supplements the first evaluation report (Benseman, 2002) that covered the planning of the MFLP project and a review of family literacy research literature.

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2006-06-27

How to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Love Reading (2006)

Parent Guide

This guide was prepared for parents of children in grades 1 to 3, the time when most children learn to read. The guide contains tips to help your child read and develop a love of reading. Choose the tips that are the most helpful and fun for you and your child. This guide comes with a warm welcome from PEI's libraries. A new library keycard is attached to the cover of the guide.

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2006-06-13

Family Literacy in Ontario (2006)

Putting it on the MAP!

The positions and recommended actions in this working paper are framed and informed by a recent province-wide study survey of the state of family literacy programming in Ontario, commissioned by Action for Family Literacy Ontario (AFLO), a working group of the Ontario Literacy Coalition (OLC).

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2006-06-08

Annotated Bibliography of Aboriginal Books (2006)

Pre-School to Adult

Over the years, many people have asked us to put together a package of information on Aboriginal literature that is suitable for different age groups. That task, however, is not particularly easy. An extensive array of material is available nowadays, but should it all be included in such a list?

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2006-05-19

Boys' and Girls' Literacy: Closing the Gap (2004)

"The Boys' and Girls' Literacy: Closing the Gap" project is unique in that it aims to develop strategies that would particularly have a positive impact on boys' literacy. This holds substantial merit in that the strategies and methodologies selected to address the literacy performance of boys would not disadvantage girls. These strategies included literature circles, male mentors, and providing boy-friendly reading materials.

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2006-05-10

Building Aboriginal Literacy (2006)

Share Your Language, Share Your Culture

The Northwest Territories has eleven official languages -- nine of these are Aboriginal. To maintain and revitalize these languages, it's important for children to learn their language. This booklet will help families support language development within the family. The activities are simple and can be part of everyday living.

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2006-05-10

Learning Tools that Work (2005)

A survey of adaptive technology in learning programs

This manual was originally developed to accompany four online training modules for literacy practitioners in Ontario as
part of a project funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, National Literacy Secretariat in 2005.

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2006-05-03

Quality Storytents (2006)

A Resource for Family, Early Childhood and Community Literacy Workers

The Quality Storytent Program is a means of providing literacy access and support where these might not otherwise appear.

The document includes the following:
1- An introduction to storytent
2- The philosophy behind it
3- How to plan for one
4- How to deliver a Quality storytent
5- Special challenges
6- References and indexes.

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2006-03-17

Lifelong Learning - Quality Adult Learning Opportunities (2005)

Policy Statement on Adult and Lifelong Learning

In order for New Brunswickers to benefit from the Adult and Lifelong Learning stepping stone, the government of NB will work with its partners to achieve the following six objectives:
I. Increase Participation Levels in Adult and Lifelong Learning in New Brunswick
II. Improve Literacy Skills of Adults in New Brunswick

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2006-02-21

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

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