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Environmental Scan: Literacy Work in Canada (2007)

Summary Report

During the fall of 2007, Movement for Canadian Literacy conducted an environmental scan of the anglophone literacy field in Canada, gathering data through the use of key informant interviews and a literature review. The intent of this scan was to set the stage for a larger study of the sector. It was necessary to conduct this scan because much of the knowledge about literacy work in Canada is informal and anecdotal.

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2008-06-11

From Concrete to Abstract: The Benefits of Using a Guided Reflective Writing Technique with Adult Literacy Students (2006)

This document describes the Guided Reflective Writing Technique (GRWT), an intervention writing activity which the author designed, developed, and taught. She used this activity at the end of every class session with her students.

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2007-12-13

Creating a Bridge (2007)

A Snapshot of ESL Literacy in Ontario

The focus of this study is on the English as a Second Language (ESL) training community in Ontario, and their students who are studying to become literate in ESL, with limited or no literacy skills in their first language.

The aim of the study is to provide a current picture for the purpose of identifying issues, gaps, opportunities that could be addressed through policy and programming.

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2007-05-18

Theoretically You Can't Teach Adults to Read and Write: But Just Keep On Doing It (2006)

The author writes on "Why is it so hard to get funding for adult literacy education"?

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2006-06-15

Productivity, Employment, and Essential Skills (2000)

Conference Final Report

These are notes from the fourth WWestnet conference. Its goal was to have participants pause to ‘take stock' of the progress made during the last ten years; then to look forward to the challenges facing the Canadian workforce in the new century. The conference evaluations indicate that most people thought the conference was worthwhile, with high ratings for organization and overall success.

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2006-06-14

It gets in your brain... (2005)

Effective Practices in Adult Literacy Using Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) with People with Disabilities

Like a tool kit or handbook this guide offers activities, resources, and suggestions to help you increase literacy learning opportunities for adults with physical and/or intellectual disabilities.

The guide is for instructors, tutors and coordinators in adult literacy programs and support workers and coordinators in disabilities and rehabilitation programs and organizations.

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2006-04-19

Forestry Worker Demonstration - LBS Level 3 (2005)

The Forestry Worker Demonstration LBS LBS Level 3 booklet gives learners and instructors information on a career as a forestry worker.

It includes essential core skills chart, demonstrations, resources and other useful information.

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2006-03-10

Taxi Driver Demonstration - LBS Level 3 (2005)

The Taxi Driver Demonstration - LBS Level 3 booklet gives learners and instructors information on a career as a taxi driver.

It includes essential core skills chart, exercises and answer keys, suggested learning activities and other useful information.

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2006-03-10

Hardwired for Hope (2004)

Effective ABE/Literacy Instructors

This research document examines the question, “What makes an effective ABE/Literacy instructor?” It documents the thoughts, feelings, strategies and techniques of some effective literacy/ABE instructors in British Columbia. Recommendations are also presented, intended to help institutions offering ABE/Literacy programs and ABE/Literacy practitioners, groups planning a research project, and funders.

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2004-10-05

Skills For The Future - Phase 3 (2003)

Practitioner Training Strategy - Project Report

This report presents the findings of Phase Three of four planned phases of the Literacy Practitioner Training Strategy of the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (Literacy and Basic Skills Section). The goal of the strategy is: "To develop an integrated practitioner training and recognition approach that supports high quality delivery of the LBS Program…"

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2004-09-09

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