Guides

Family Literacy Day: Social Media Guide (2011)

Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy‐related activities as a family. This guide offers suggestions for using social media like Facebook and Twitter to promote the day.

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2011-12-20

A “How to” Guide for AU Professors: Integrating Academic Upgrading (AU) into Pre-Apprenticeship Programs (2011)

This handbook is part of a larger College Sector Committee (CSC) project aimed at ensuring that pre-apprenticeship students receive an Academic Upgrading (AU) component tailored to their trade and seamlessly connected with the trade component of their program. It is aimed at professors who are required to integrate AU into pre-apprenticeship or pre-trades programs in Ontario’s community colleges.

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2011-11-30

Supported Job Search - Part A: Coach's Guide (2004)

The goal of this guide and the accompanying student manual is to help people search effectively for work.

The author notes that both job clubs and a supported job search are based on the premise that looking for work should not be done in isolation. Specifically, the supported job search is designed for people who have finished their academic program at a learning centre and are ready to search for a job.

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2011-11-01

Clear Language Guide for the Food Services Industry (2010)

This document is housed on the Hammond & Associates website: http://www.hammondassociatesinc.com.

Focusing specifically on the food services industry, this guide helps the user to prepare clear, readable workplace documents.

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2011-09-07

Clear Language Guide for the Construction Industry (2011)

This document is housed on the Hammond & Associates website: http://www.hammondassociatesinc.com.

In this guide, specifically aimed at the construction industry, the author offers a guide to preparing clear, readable workplace documents.

The guide is divided into five sections, summed up in the acronym CLEAR: Clarify the message; Learn about your readers; Expand your idea; Apply the principles; and Review your work.

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2011-09-06

International Literacy Day: Social Media Guide (2011)

The Ontario Literacy Coalition, ABC Life Literacy Canada, and Frontier College joined forces to prepare this guide to using social media to promote International Literacy Day, celebrated every year on September 8. For 2011, the partner organizations chose to focus on the importance of literacy and essential skills for everyone, everywhere.

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2011-08-26

Jobseeker's Journey to Employment in Niagara (2009)

The authors of this document, a guide to seeking a job in a changing economy, begin by providing information on Essential Skills; defining skills; and explaining how skills can be transferred from one situation to another.

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2011-03-01

Strong Foundations (2008)

A Guide to Regional Literacy Coordination in British Columbia

The authors of this guide begin with a history of regional literacy coordination in British Columbia from 1989 to 2008, then go on to provide a template for a description of the job; contact information for officials of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development; and a section on the role of Literacy BC.

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2011-02-25

The Truth About Nibbles: Teacher's Guide (2010)

This guide accompanies “The Truth About Nibbles,” a book about an Aboriginal girl named Karen, her classmates, and the title character, a hamster. The book is designed to be read aloud by an adult and a child together, with simpler text in larger print for the child to read and more complex text in smaller print for the adult to read.

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2011-02-15

Assessment of Readiness Skills During Early Childhood (2009)

Fact Sheet

If a child has difficulties in learning, early intervention can make a significant difference in his development. This fact sheet offers parents and teachers a quick guide to the areas of intellectual and social development children must master to become successful learners. The authors note that children who develop delays in any of the areas will benefit from comprehensive professional assessment.

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2010-02-10

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