Family literacy programs

Connecting Families through Community: An English as a Second Language (ESL) Family Literacy Project – Facilitator's Guide (2012)

This document is part of an English as a Second Language (ESL) family literacy program that grew out of a project involving university researchers and newcomer families.

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2012-12-12

Connecting Families through Community: An English as a Second Language (ESL) Family Literacy Project – Child's Guide (2012)

This is one of the resources developed through an English as a Second Language (ESL) family literacy project carried out by university researchers with input from newcomer families.

This document is the children’s component of the program. It is divided into 10 modules, dealing with such topics as recreation and leisure; friendship; homework; community safety; and health.

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2012-12-07

Connecting Families through Community: An English as a Second Language (ESL) Family Literacy Project – Parent's Guide (2012)

This document is part of a project designed to create an English as a Second Language (ESL) family literacy program.

This component of the program is for parents. It is divided into 10 modules, dealing with such topics as Canada; personal identity; health and wellness; schools and learning; friendship; and foods and nutrition.

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2012-11-30

Connecting Families through Community: An English as an Additional Language (EAL) Family Literacy Project – Final Report (2012)

This report outlines a project designed to create an effective English as an Additional Language (EAL) family literacy program that would help newcomer families in Saskatchewan and Prince Edward Island, and could also be used in other Canadian provinces.

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2012-11-23

Family Literacy Programs in Alberta: Literacy Develops in Families First (2009)

This purpose of document, compiled by the Edmonton-based Centre for Family Literacy, is to provide as comprehensive a listing as possible of family literacy programs operating in communities across Alberta. It includes information on the programs funded through Alberta Advanced Education and Technology’s Parent-Child Literacy Strategy, as well as programs funded through other sources.

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2011-01-27

Partnership Framework for Integrated Family Literacy Planning - Research Findings (2010)

This report describes the preliminary findings of a project aimed at mapping out Ontario’s existing family literacy system, identifying gaps in it, and outlining promising new approaches. The project was funded by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES) of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) and was led by the Ontario Literacy Coalition, now called Essential Skills Ontario.

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2011-01-20

Helping Families Learn is Everyone's Business: A Practitioner's Guide to Family Literacy in the Workplace (2010)

The purpose of this document is to help literacy organizations that are considering implementing family-based programs in the workplace. The author describes a process to allow family literacy organizations and businesses to become partners in delivering such programs.

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2010-07-15

Helping Families Learn is Everyone's Business: An Employer's Guide to Family Literacy in the Workplace (2010)

This document and its companion practitioner’s guide argue that the cycle of poor literacy skills can be broken only through programs that simultaneously address the literacy needs of parents and their children. The author notes that employees who participate in family literacy programs in the workplace gain the confidence to re-enter the learning system themselves.

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2010-07-15

Family Tutoring (2009)

Families Learning to Read and Write Together

Family Tutoring is a family literacy program developed by the NWT Literacy Council to support school-aged children and their families in their efforts to develop reading and writing skills. The program is geared for parents, teacher’s assistants, and tutors who work with children at the emerging and early reader stages.

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2010-01-08

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