Instructional material

Insurance Worksheets (2009)

This booklet is part of the Newcomers Finances series produced by Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF).

The authors begin by explaining the principle of insurance, then go on to describe different types like property insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; health insurance; and travel insurance.

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2010-04-14

Income Tax Worksheets (2009)

The worksheets begin by explaining the concept of income tax, including what the government does with the money it collects. It also explains deductions for pensions, taxes and employment insurance.

Other topics include who pays income tax and why; papers to keep for tax time; determining marital status; filing a return; getting help with filing; and dealing with income-tax problems.

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2010-03-24

Credit Worksheets (2009)

The worksheets begin with an explanation of credit and debt, including credit history and credit reporting. One worksheet deals exclusively with newcomer loans. Other worksheets explain different kinds of borrowing, like a credit card; loan; line of credit; or payday loan.

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2010-03-24

Banking Worksheets (2009)

This booklet is part of the Newcomers Finances series produced by Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF). The worksheets cover a range of banking matters, including opening an account; cashing a government cheque; making deposits and withdrawals; direct deposit; preauthorized debits; Internet and telephone banking; banking fees; and dealing with banking problems. Each section includes step-by-step descriptions of each banking activity.

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2010-03-24

Deeper Into Math (2005)

Deeper into Math is a math workbook focuse on multiplication, division, fractions and decimals. Each section consists of an explanation of the concept followed by practical exercises. Before tackling the concepts in this workbook, students should complete the pretest included in the book to make sure they have the necessary addition and subtraction skills.

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2008-12-15

Human Rights in Action (2008)

Handbook for Women Serving Federal Sentences

This handbook was produced for use in the prison advocacy training part of the Human Rights in Action (HRIA) project. The HRIA project is dedicated to ensuring that the human rights of all prisoners are protected, especially those of women prisoners who are racialized and those with disabling mental health issues.

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2008-11-12

Get Set Learn - Everything You Need to Run a Family Literacy Program (2008)

Get Set Learn is a family literacy program that focuses on both parents and their children. This program stresses the importance of reading to your child on a daily basis, engaging in literacy play and being a literacy role model. The Get Set Learn program consists of an 8-week session featuring two two-hour classes per week.

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2008-10-27

Family Math Fun! (2008)

This document is aimed at three target audiences: people who work directly with children, including parents, childcare workers, preschool teachers and elementary school teachers; people who work with parents and children together, including facilitators of parenting groups and family literacy programs; and Adult Basic Education instructors and tutors who teach basic math to adults.

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2008-09-29

Elections Toolkit (2008)

This Elections Toolkit includes information that literacy instructors and tutors can use to promote civic participation and literacy development in voting‐age learners. It is divided into three sections.

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2008-09-29

How To Kit - Election 2008 (2008)

Literacy instructors can use this election how-to resource, developed by the Northwest Literacy Council, to teach their students about the election process. Elections come with their own vocabulary, jargon and challenges. They can be intimidating to a learner who is not familiar with the process, but elections are also a great opportunity to build literacy skills.

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2008-09-24

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