English second language (ESL)

Book Bridges: A Family Literacy Program (1997)

Handbook for Instructors - Book 1: Reading , Book 2: Writing

A Family Literacy handbook for instructors.

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1997-01-01

Tiny Steps Stories (And the Moral Is....) (1997)

A collection of short stories with a moral from authors across the country.

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1997-01-01

The Internet and Foreign Language Education: Benefits and Challenges (1997)

Because the use of the Internet is widespread in numerous fields and domains, without a doubt, it also carries great potential for educational use, specifically second and foreign language education. This paper therefore explores the following questions: 1) What is the Internet? 2) How can various facets of the Internet be used in the second and foreign language classroom? 3) What are the benefits of employing the Internet in such a setting?

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1997-01-01

Media Literacy, Information Technology (1997)

Excerpt from a Working Paper on Literacy #2

This is an excerpt from an article that considers some of the major implications of information and media technologies for the teaching of English. Although the article deals specifically with the United Kingdom, the authors make observations that can be applied to other countries as well.

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1997-01-01

New Words, New Worlds (1996)

These stories and poems were originally contributed to the student writing section of the Winnipeg Volunteer Reading Aides newsletter.

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1996-01-01

Assessment and Evaluation Strategies in Family Literacy Program Development (1996)

This guide is the result of the shared experiences over a two year period of four community based literacy programs which implemented and reviewed a variety of assessment procedures for family literacy evaluation.

This practical and informative resource guide for literacy practitioners was prepared for the National Literacy Secretariat and the Ontario Training and Adjustment Board.

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1996-01-01

Numeracy in the Adult ESL Classroom (1996)

This article examines numeracy for adults learning English as a second language (ESL) as well as for those who teach them. It focuses on learners with low literacy skills and provides curriculum ideas and resources for use in the classroom. While many suggestions are based on the author's experiences in teaching adult immigrants in Canada, they are applicable to adult ESL instruction in other English-speaking countries.

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What Kind of Adult Literacy Policy will help all Adults Develop the English Language and Literacy Skills they Need to Participate Fully in American Life? (1994)

This summary paper was prepared by staff of the National Institute for Literacy in the U.S. to stimulate discussion at a policy forum in Washington DC in June of 1994.

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1994-01-01

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