English language literacy

Newcomers' Initiative - Final Report (2010)

Many Canadians face problems because of low literacy skills but the situation may be especially acute for newcomers to the country.

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2013-01-22

Sharing Aboriginal Stories: Learning about the Sundance (2010)

This story is one in a series written by participants in the Circles of Intelligent Knowledge Program offered by the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network. The program is a learner-centred, intergenerational, community approach to Aboriginal lifelong learning combined with English literacy.

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2010-09-21

Sharing Aboriginal Stories: Dreamcatcher (2010)

This story is one in a series written by participants in the Circles of Intelligent Knowledge Program offered by the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network. The program is a learner-centred, intergenerational, community approach to Aboriginal lifelong learning combined with English literacy.

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2010-09-21

Sharing Aboriginal Stories: Eagle Feathers (2010)

2nd Edition

This story is one in a series written by participants in the Circles of Intelligent Knowledge Program offered by the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network. The program is a learner-centred, intergenerational, community approach to Aboriginal lifelong learning combined with English literacy. The stories deal with Aboriginal culture and tradition.

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2010-09-21

Sharing Aboriginal Stories: Aboriginal Moccasins (2010)

2nd Edition

This story is one in a series written by participants in the Circles of Intelligent Knowledge Program offered by the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network. The program is a learner-centred, intergenerational, community approach to Aboriginal lifelong learning combined with English literacy.

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2010-09-10

Sharing Aboriginal Stories: Drumming Traditional Knowledge (2010)

2nd Edition

This story is one in a series written by participants in the Circles of Intelligent Knowledge Program offered by the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network. The program is a learner-centred, intergenerational, community approach to Aboriginal lifelong learning combined with English literacy.

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2010-09-10

Language for Work: CLB and Essential Skills for ESL Instructors (2009)

This guide is intended for ESL instructors who wish to use Essential Skills in the ESL classroom to enrich and support language acquisition, as well as communicative competence. It also provides ESL instructors with ideas that highlight the transferability of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and Essential Skills.

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2009-07-03

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

Hands On! (1999)

A Collection of ESL Literacy Activities

This collection of activities was developed for instructors working with adult ESL learners who have had little or no opportunity to develop reading and writing skills. The chapters focus on topics usually explored in any adult ESL class, although references are made to areas and names within Nova Scotia. The primary focus of this resource is to provide a thematic-based approach to learning reading and writing.

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2008-07-24

Report Card (2006)

The document "Report Card", published by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, is an overview of the IALSS, released in 2005.

The main themes of the document are:
- Labour Market Outcomes
- Industry Sectors
- Incidence of Low Proficiency

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2006-05-09

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