Learner writings

Digital storytelling workshop at Douglas College [Video – 3:37] (2011)

This video provides a look at how digital storytelling became another means of expression for learners in the Individualized Community Adult Reading Education (I CARE) program at Douglas College in British Columbia. The program helps adults who want to improve their basic reading, writing, and numeracy skills by matching them with trained tutors.

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2012-09-27

Families (2009)

This e-book is part of a series called Best of the Reader, which consists of stories from The Westcoast Reader, a newspaper for adults trying to improve their English reading skills.

Each story is accompanied by exercises to help learners improve both their reading skills and their grasp of English. The material can be used by a learner on his own or by a teacher in a classroom.

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2010-12-10

Our Favorite Family Recipes...and why we love them!! (2009)

These recipes were collected from women learning English as a Second Language (ESL) in Vancouver. The women, and their recipes, come from many countries: Mexico, Peru, Chile, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Sweden.

In addition to providing ingredients and instructions for the recipes, the women include notes explaining the significance of each dish in their lives or for their families.

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2010-05-05

Our Side of the Mountain - 2009 (2009)

A collection of stories, poems and ideas written by adult students of the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County

This is the 10th anniversary edition of Our Side of the Mountain, a collection of stories, poems and ideas. The book is the largest edition ever, with a wonderful range of writing that will entertain, amuse and inspire the reader. All of the pieces were written by students from the classes of the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia.

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2009-08-19

Success Stories - Determined to Learn (2009)

Celebrating 2009 International Adult Learners' Week

This Special Edition Newsletter, Success Stories: Determined to Learn, was created by the PEI Literacy Alliance to celebrate International Adult Learners Week. It contains the personal stories of ten learners as well as brief information about Essential Skills. These stories were also published in The Guardian and Journal Pioneers newspapers during International Adult Learners Week.

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2009-03-20

Roses I've Read (1991)

This book is a collection of stories by adult learners in the Rabbittown Learners' Program. It was produced by learners and tutors in the Rabbittown program and is used as reading material for learners in other literacy programs.

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2009-03-02

Our Side of the Mountain - 2008 (2008)

Collected Writings of Adult Learners

Our side of the Mountain is a collection of stories, poems and ideas written by adult students of the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County. This is the ninth edition of this publication..

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2009-02-16

To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: A Wishbone, A Backbone, A Funny bone (2008)

A Collection of Student Articles

This resource is a collection of sixteen short essays written by adult learners attending the Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development. The title, To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: a Wishbone, a Backbone, a Funny Bone, is quote from actress and singer Reba McEntire. In their essays, the students reflect on this quote and how it applies to their own lives.

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2008-09-05

Celebrating the Right to Learn! (2008)

Adult Learners Celebrate Their Right to Learn and Freedom of Expression

This document is a collection of writings by adult learners in Nova Scotia. In celebration of International Adult Learners’ Week 2008, Literacy Nova Scotia collected submissions from adult learners across the province who wanted to celebrate their right to learn and their freedom of expression by writing about the learning journeys they had undertaken as adults.

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2008-08-20

Step by Step: Yearbook 2006 (2006)

The Halifax Community Learning Network is a community-based initiative funded through the Department of Education’s Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning that offers programs in various locations in the Halifax area. The 2006 yearbook is a collection of stories written by the students participating in these programs. The book also includes messages from various individuals involved in the Network.

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2008-07-21

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