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Celebrating Alberta's Deborah Morgan, Phyllis Steeves, and Lorene Anderson: Three Literacy Cartographers Mapping the Way (2014)

This paper is part of Stories from the Field, a research project that investigates the principles and practices that best support both the learning and teaching of literacy. It celebrates three extraordinary women, each of whom, in her own way, is a literacy cartographer, charting new and innovative landscapes in adult literacy in Alberta.

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2014-03-03

Success Stories - Determined to Learn (2009)

Celebrating 2009 International Adult Learners' Week

This Special Edition Newsletter, Success Stories: Determined to Learn, was created by the PEI Literacy Alliance to celebrate International Adult Learners Week. It contains the personal stories of ten learners as well as brief information about Essential Skills. These stories were also published in The Guardian and Journal Pioneers newspapers during International Adult Learners Week.

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2009-03-20

Our Side of the Mountain - 2008 (2008)

Collected Writings of Adult Learners

Our side of the Mountain is a collection of stories, poems and ideas written by adult students of the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County. This is the ninth edition of this publication..

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2009-02-16

To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: A Wishbone, A Backbone, A Funny bone (2008)

A Collection of Student Articles

This resource is a collection of sixteen short essays written by adult learners attending the Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development. The title, To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: a Wishbone, a Backbone, a Funny Bone, is quote from actress and singer Reba McEntire. In their essays, the students reflect on this quote and how it applies to their own lives.

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2008-09-05

Learner Stories (2005)

Literacy and Disabilities Study

Adults who attend programs that use the SARAW talking computer program wrote the stories in this book. Some of the programs are adult literacy programs; some programs are at agencies that serve people with disabilities. There are SARAW programs across Canada, and these stories are from people from different locations across Canada. All of the stories in this book, except one, were written by adults with disabilities.

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2005-08-03

EEL Today - Toronto: The Best Place to Be! (2005)

A Collection of Student Articles

East End Literacy is a community-based literacy organization in Toronto, Ontario. Its mission includes giving high quality instruction; helping people find and use the services they need; helping people get involved in their community; telling the public about the need for literacy programs, and; speaking out for Clear Language and Design in public communications.

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2005-05-05

Mel's Story (2000)

The stories in this book were written by Mel Lively with the assistance of his tutor, Kim Hutchison. Mel joined the Workplace Education program at his workplace and is learning to read and write. These stories, mostly set in the 1960s, are from his years of working in the woods.

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2004-12-02

Making Meaning Out of the Experiences of Our Lives (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 2

The The Barb Wire Collective is a group of Canadian women who believe that women with disabilities and chronic illnesses are important to the well-being of the world. All the members of the Collective are women who live with disabilities and chronic illnesses.

This article is about The Barb Wire Collective and a writing project undertaken by members of the group.

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2004-09-02

A Survivor's Fairy Tale (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This story is a fairy tale the author wrote her "inner children" to honour their incredible wisdom and their incredible pain. She became acquainted with her wounded and wise inner children as she began delving into the horror of her childhood.

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2004-08-03

A New Beginning (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

The author talks about her abusive marriage and it effects on her physically, socially, emotionally, and psychologically.

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2004-08-03

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