Maps

Geographical distribution of Adult Literacy Skills in Canada based on local area estimates (2007)

This report provides maps of adult literacy skills for each of Canada’s provinces and territories and for its three largest cities, based on data from the 2001 Canadian Census, and from the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS), conducted by Statistics Canada and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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2013-03-08

Collaborative Action Research: A Catalyst for Enhancing the Practice of Community Youth Mapping (2009)

This document outlines a collaborative research project carried out in Surrey, British Columbia, with the goal of mapping the opportunities and supports that facilitate positive development for youth in the community.

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2012-10-15

Mapping Literacy in the Community - Thames Valley Area (2004)

This document, part of the Mapping Literacy in the Community Project, contains detailed maps showing population demographics, programs, resources and supports located in Ontario’s Thames Valley region, which includes the city of London and the counties of Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford.

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2012-04-02

Mapping Literacy in the Community: Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk Counties (2005)

This document, which is part of the Mapping Literacy in the Community Project, contains detailed maps showing population demographics, programs, resources and supports located in Ontario’s Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk counties. The maps provide an overview of each area and are accompanied by summaries setting out what all of this data could mean for literacy service providers.

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2012-03-20

Landscape of Literacy and Disability in Canada (2008)

Using easy-to-read maps, this report shows the wide discrepancy of literacy between those with and without disabilities.

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2011-03-01

Document Use Tip Sheet (2008)

In this document, the authors provide a variety of tips for improving the skill of document use.

At a general level, tips include using headings to find information quickly and looking for visual cues like text that has been highlighted for emphasis. Higher level tips include pointers for estimating distance on a map and suggestions for interpreting graphs.

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2010-10-15

Lesson 13: Taxicab Driver (2005)

Reading a road map to find locations

This is the second of two lesson plans that teach map reading. The lesson task, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is to read a road map to plot a route. This class could be taught as part of a training program for new cab drivers, or as a regular ESL class as an exercise in map reading and becoming familiar with a city. Suggested teacher resources and classroom materials are listed.

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2010-01-06

Idaa Trail (2003)

Lessons from the Land: A Cultural Journey through the NWT - Study Guide

This study guide was developed to be used with an interactive online learning resource called Lessons from the Land (www.lessonsfromtheland.ca ). This online learning resource tells all about The Idaa Trail, a traditional route that the Dogrib people of the Northwest Territories travelled from Great Slave Lake to Great Bear Lake. It also gives information on the traditions and cultures of the Dogrib people.

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2004-06-14

We are an Island (2002)

Cape Breton Island Social Studies Resource

We are an Island is a collection of 41 lessons on Cape Breton Island social studies topics, including geography, history, civics and current events. Each lesson is accompanied by vocabulary exercises and comprehension questions. These activities are designed to meet outcomes specified by the Nova Scotia Adult Learning Program Levels 1 and 2.

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2004-06-04

Harbours to Highlands (2003)

A Geography Manual

Harbours to Highlands gives learners an opportunity to learn about many aspects of geography – from the early map-makers to the depletion of the ozone layer to the planets in our solar system.

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2004-03-11

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