Family literacy

Literacy Development and Poverty Reduction: Seven Recommendations for Action (2011)

This report was developed by the Nunavut Literacy Council (NLC) in response to the Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction’s call for contributions to an action plan.

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2013-09-17

Literacy for Life Presents Literacy Programs [Video 3:00] (2011)

Since 1998, the Literacy for Life Foundation has been providing free and low-cost programs in the municipal district of Foothills, south of Calgary, Alberta. This short video provides an overview of the programs offered by the organization, and builds awareness of the importance of literacy at all stages of life.

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2013-08-06

Yukon Literacy Coalition 2010-2011 Annual Report (2011)

This annual report offers an update on the work of the Yukon Literacy Coalition (YLC), an organization committed to supporting and encouraging literacy in all the languages of the Yukon.

The document includes reports from the president of the coalition’s board, its executive director, and the director of its family literacy centre.

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2013-05-03

Health Literacy and immigrants in Canada: Determinants and effects on health outcomes (2010)

The authors of this study use data from the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) to determine whether there are differences in health literacy and health outcomes between immigrants and those born in Canada.

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2012-10-10

Yukon Literacy Coalition Strategic Plan 2011-2016 (2012)

This document sets out a five-year plan for the Yukon Literacy Coalition (YLC), a community-based organization committed to increasing literacy and Essential Skills for adult learners. The plan is a tool to help stakeholders, members, and funders understand the YLC’s priorities and the actions required to meet these priorities.

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2012-10-09

New Brunswick Directory of English-Language Literacy Programs (2011)

This directory lists programs and initiatives that provide literacy education and support throughout New Brunswick.

The first section lists province-wide programs that operate in communities around New Brunswick, while subsequent sections list local programs and initiatives by county.

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2012-06-20

2003 Summer Literacy Institute: Bridging Cultures, Strengthening Communities (2003)

Since the mid-1990s, Literacy BC has hosted a number of summer institutes on a variety of literacy-related topics. This report documents the process, activities and results of the 2003 institute, which focused on effective teaching strategies, training and support for literacy/adult basic education practitioners who are working with First Nations learners.

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2010-11-12

How To Kit - Writing Ideas (2009)

This how-to kit can be used by teachers and adult educators, or it can be used for a community workshop to encourage writing by people of all ages.

The authors begin with a section on prewriting activities, including brainstorming and clustering, to help learners choose a topic or narrow their focus. The next section, on writing techniques and ideas, helps learners generate, organize and communicate their ideas.

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2010-05-11

Literacy Programs for Children - Kindergarten to Grade 6: Final Report (2008)

This document outlines the research Frontier College carried out between 2006 and 2008 on its programs for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6. The goal was to obtain valid reading assessment data; to identify best practices; and to investigate the impact of these programs.

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2010-05-05

Learning Together: A Guide to Community-Based Adult ESL & Literacy in British Columbia (2009)

The guide’s purpose is to support practitioners working in community programs for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. The underlying premise is that those learners may represent a wide range of literacy levels.

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2010-04-14

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