DVDs/Videos

It's My History Too! Facilitator's Guide (2013)

My History, Our Future - A self-advocacy training program for youth and adults with disabilities & ally training program for their supporters

This facilitation guide is part of a video-based training program created for youth and adults with developmental disabilities to learn how to be self-advocates, and for their allies to learn how to best support self-advocacy. Allies are support workers, relatives, friends, or other members of an individual’s support network who help facilitate self-advocacy.

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2013-10-17

How to Make a Digital Video: Tips for the classroom (2012)

This document, part of a series on video in the classroom, provides tips for teaching learners how to make a digital video.

The authors present a series of steps, including showing examples of videos from various sources; researching and gathering information; writing a script; creating a storyboard; gathering photos and video; editing the footage; and sharing the completed video.

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2013-08-07

Getting Started: Choosing Your Video Recording Equipment (2012)

In this guide, part of a series on video in the classroom, the authors offer advice on selecting video recording equipment.

Specifically, they look at the pros and cons of using cellphones; digital cameras; mini camcorders; the iPad 2; the iPod Touch; webcams; and camcorders.

For each device, they discuss price range; picture quality; and memory capacity.

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2013-07-30

Video Projects Across the Curriculum (2012)

This document is part of a series on video in the classroom.

Here, the authors discuss ways that video projects can be used in language arts, math, science, social studies, and health. For instance, in language arts, students could create a short video newscast of school or community events, or write a critique of a video production.

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2013-07-23

Ideas for Video Projects (2012)

In this document, part of a series on video in the classroom, the authors offer suggestions for different kinds of video projects.

They set out the steps for making a video, from planning it, through the filming of material, and onto the post-production editing.

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2013-07-18

Creating Videos in the Classroom (2012)

This presentation is part of a series on making videos in the classroom. The authors point out that video production is engaging for learners, and easy to do.

They begin by explaining that video projects can fit into one of four categories: instructional; entertainment; documentary; and storytelling.

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2013-07-08

The bottom line, No. 19, June 2006 (2006)

The lead article in this issue describes WWestnet’s Essential Skills Expo, held in Vancouver in March 2006.

Other articles focus on a credit union’s efforts to build a more diverse workforce; the release of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program for 2005; and a DVD that offers an introduction to workplace Essential Skills.

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2012-10-01

Paving the Way to Lasting Employment (2012)

A Manual and Twelve Interactive Training Videos Demonstrating the Importance and Practice of Essential Skills in the Small Business Environment

This manual, which accompanies a series of 12 interactive videos, grew out of a project that focused on the “soft skills” that are a key to holding down a job. Those are the Essential Skills of oral communication, working with others, and thinking skills.

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2012-07-09

September 8: International Literacy Day - Take 5 and Read Challenge! [Video - 0:58] (2011)

This one-minute promotional video was prepared by Literacy Partners of Manitoba to celebrate International Literacy Day, observed annually on September 8. It features an official from the organization talking about the benefits of reading.

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2011-09-09

Webcast: New financial literacy research of Canadians [Video - 37:33] (2011)

This video, about 35 minutes long, was recorded during a webcast announcing the findings of a survey on the financial literacy of Canadians, undertaken by the Ipsos Reid market research firm on behalf of ABC Life Literacy Canada.

In March 2011, Ipsos Reid pollsters asked a thousand Canadians from coast to coast how confident they felt about their financial literacy and math skills when it comes to planning for a secure future.

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2011-08-26

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