Curriculum

Health Care Access and Navigation (2010)

This document provides an introduction to a curriculum developed to help immigrant women with low literacy skills, and their families, use the health care system effectively. The curriculum is divided into nine modules, each focusing on a different aspect of the system, including filling out forms, getting care in an emergency, and navigating a health facility.

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2011-09-20

Giving Back: Volunteering for Work Experience Program (2005)

The goal of this program is to help Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) learners prepare to work as volunteers as a way of developing skills and gaining experience that can be applied in the workforce or used to increase personal independence.

In this document, the authors describe the background, development and results of the Giving Back project, and provide recommendations for modifying it to suit specific groups of learners.

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2011-09-13

Roots and Connections Curriculum (2008)

A culturally integrated ESL curriculum for community orientation in Alberta

Roots and Connections is an English as a Second Language (ESL) program aimed mainly at new Canadians who may feel isolated in Alberta’s rural communities.

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2011-07-08

Get Set Learn - Everything You Need to Run a Family Literacy Program (2008)

Get Set Learn is a family literacy program that focuses on both parents and their children. This program stresses the importance of reading to your child on a daily basis, engaging in literacy play and being a literacy role model. The Get Set Learn program consists of an 8-week session featuring two two-hour classes per week.

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2008-10-27

Resource for the Identification and Teaching of Students with Specific Learning Disability: High School Program (1999)

The New Brunswick Department of Education supports the inclusion of children with exceptional needs into the regular classroom setting. The inclusion of these children however presents certain challenges for teachers. The Department of Education has developed this document in order to assist teachers to develop teaching plans that meet the needs of the diverse learners in their classrooms.

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2008-06-30

Resource for the Identification and Teaching of Students with Specific Learning Disability (2003)

The New Brunswick Department of Education supports the inclusion of children with exceptional needs into the regular classroom setting. The inclusion of these children however presents certain challenges for teachers. The Department of Education has developed this document in order to assist NB teachers to develop teaching plans that meet the needs of the diverse learners in their classrooms.

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2008-06-30

Integrating Workplace Essential Skills into Curricula: A Process Model (2005)

Workplace essential skills are the skills required in all occupations that enable people to do their work, skills that learners must have to succeed in getting and keeping employment. In recent years, educators and government funders have realized that learners benefit from instruction that integrates academic and workplace essential skills.

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2008-01-24

Integrating Equity, Addressing Barriers: Innovative Learning Practices by Unions (2007)

In seeking innovative learning practices, this project was particularly devoted to increasing knowledge of education programs that address systemic barriers related to class, age, gender, sexual orientation, race and cultural background, disability, literacy, language, lack of formal education as well as barriers faced by workers in small or remote areas, by part-time workers, by shift workers.

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2007-08-17

CanadaWorks! (1998)

2nd Edition

CanadaWorks! focuses on employability skills and knowledge that will help learners focus on experiences that come after getting a job. This is a classroom resource that can be integrated into curriculum that is already developed for learners based on an assessment of their workplace literacy needs.

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2007-06-12

Essential Skills & The Northern Oil and Gas Workforce (2005)

The focus of Essential Skills and the Northern Oil and Gas Workforce was on effective training with a particular emphasis on the role of essential skills enhancement in the development of the northern workforce. It was hoped that this conference would help to raise awareness of essential skills and provide a jumping off point for increased essential skills integration in education and workplace training programs.

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2006-05-05

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