Linguistics

Working Together Toward Making Our Vision A Reality (1995)

This document is the report of the Canadian Library Association's project called "Public Libraries and Literacy: Toward a National Front-Line Strategy: A National Working Summit on Libraries and Literacy".

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2006-02-22

Year Book: Independent Studies 2003-2004 (2004)

This book is a celebration of learning in the Independent Studies program at Frontier College for 2003-2004. Our program made many changes in the past year.

One of the most important was changing our class format to a “college” model. Students were offered a series of
classes in reading and writing; computer learning; photostories; reading group; and a book club.

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2006-02-21

Integrated Reading Theory and the Role of Successive Approximation (2005)

The author wants to emphasize with this document the importance of both stimulus-response behaviorist and intuitive-inferential constructivist
approaches in learning to read as a both/and rather than an either/or phenomenon.

As in learning anything complex, mastering the basics in this case, of how print literacy works, is indispensable.

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2006-02-16

Family Literacy in Ontario (2006)

Putting it on the Map!

This position paper presents a vision of a professional, fully funded and secure infrastructure for family literacy.

Investing in family literacy programming is a concrete and proactive way to
address the educational and training needs of Ontario's future.

By investing in family literacy, Ontario can take its place as a leader in the area of this important intergenerational approach.

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2006-02-08

Can Massive Injections of Adult Literacy Education Improve Children's Reading Skills? (2006)

In this article, the author discusses the data released in the 2005 National Center for Education Statistics showing 30 years of National Assessment of Educational progress.

The author suggests that it is time to acknowledge adult literacy to improve children's reading skills.

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2006-02-08

Building on our Competencies: (2005)

Canadian Results of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey

This report presents the results of the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) that measured the proficiencies in literacy, numeracy and problem solving of the Canadian population. It shows the skills distributions of the population of each of the ten provinces and three territories and of specific subpopulations, such as immigrants, Aboriginal peoples and minority language groups.

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2006-01-20

That's the Way I Like It (2005)

This book is intended for adults who already have acquired the reading skills and knowledge of a beginning and mid-stage one learner.

This book has four chapters:

Chapter 1 - The Mudd Family
Chapter 2 - A Big Problem
Chapter 3 - A Family Meeting
Chapter 4 - That's the Way I Like it!

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2005-11-30

Voice Like An Angel (2005)

This book is intended for adults who already have acquired the reading skills and knowledge of a beginning and mid-stage one learner.

This book has five chapter, they include:

Chapter 1 - The Smith Family
Chapter 2 - Time for School
Chapter 3 - First Words
Chapter 4 - Open House
Chapter 5 - "Bluebirds"

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2005-11-30

Literacy Resource Directory: Prevention Activities in Quebec (2004)

LLC-Q/LVQ has strived to create a resource directory that reflects prevention activities and initiatives in the Quebec English literacy community.

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2005-11-23

Reaching Across the Barriers (2004)

Increasing Outreach and Participation in Family and Adult Literacy Programs

This literature review outlines a range of different strategies based on various studies and the experiences of Kingston Literacy.

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2005-11-03

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