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Fostering Literacy Success for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students (2013)

Research Monograph #45

This document is part of a research-into-practice series produced by a partnership between The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat of the Ministry of Education of Ontario and the Ontario Association of Deans of Education.

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2014-04-15

An exploratory study of the associations between speech and language difficulties and phonological awareness in preschool children (2010)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 3, Article 7, 2010

This study looks at preschool speech and language impairments and the role they play in a child’s phonological awareness, the awareness of the sound structure of spoken words. Phonological awareness is considered a reliable predictor of later reading ability.

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2014-01-31

The bottom line, No. 12 (1999)

April 1999

This issue contains an article dealing with an impact study carried out in Alberta to identify and address essential-skills needs in food-processing plants. The study was undertaken by the Alberta Food Processors Association (AFPA), in partnership with the Alberta Workforce Essential Skills Steering Committee (AWES)

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2010-04-07

Formal, non-formal and informal learning: The case of literacy, essential skills and language learning in Canada (2010)

The author explores the differences and the links between formal, non-formal and informal learning. Formal learning is intentional, organized and structured and is often arranged by an institution. Non-formal learning may or may not be intentional and arranged by an institution but it is at least loosely organized. Informal learning is never organized and is thought of as spontaneous and related to experience.

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2010-02-17

Language for Work: CLB and Essential Skills for ESL Instructors (2009)

This guide is intended for ESL instructors who wish to use Essential Skills in the ESL classroom to enrich and support language acquisition, as well as communicative competence. It also provides ESL instructors with ideas that highlight the transferability of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and Essential Skills.

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2009-07-03

Language for Work: CLB and Essential Skills for Trainers (2009)

This guidebook was developed by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) to help immigrants meet employment goals in the Canadian workplace by enhancing the understanding of Essential Skills (ES) for facilitators who work with immigrants.

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2009-07-03

Celebrate Aboriginal Languages Month (2009)

This resource promoting the celebration of Aboriginal Languages Month is intended to raise awareness about Aboriginal Languages loss and the importance of maintaining these languages. Through this resource, the NWT Literacy council hopes to help readers:

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2009-03-02

Building a Strong Foundation (2008)

Working Together for Lifelong Language & Literacy Development

This resource is a transcript of the Nunavut Literacy Council's Qikiqtani regional workshop on literacy that was held February 27 - 29, 2008. The workshop proceedings have been organized into the following sections:

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2009-02-10

Let's sing together (2008)

This booklet is a collection of songs and rhymes that parents and children can enjoy together. By singing, dancing and playing with their child, parents help develop their child's language and help better prepare him or her for school.

When parents and children sing together, the child learns to listen; to wait for his or her turn; to imitate gestures, sounds and words; and learns new words and actions.

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2009-02-04

Eat Right and Save Money - Revised (2009)

Thie book entitled "Eat Right and Save Money" is a plain language guide to healthy eating and includes the Cree translation. It was first published in 1996 with the Plain Language Nutrition Project and was subsequently reprinted and revised to incorporate the new Canada Food Guide.

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2007-09-14

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