Numeracy

Financial Literacy Week: Event Toolkit (2011)

In the spring of 2011, ABC Life Literacy Canada and TD Bank Group announced that Financial Literacy Week would be marked from October 30 to November 5. It is a national awareness campaign designed to increase the knowledge and confidence level of all Canadians with regard to their financial literacy and numeracy skills.

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2011-12-02

FASD Workplace Literacy: Assessment Results Explanation (2010)

This document is used in conjunction with “FASD Workplace Literacy Assessment Instructions,” which provides a means of testing the numeracy, reading, and writing skills of employees with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

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2011-09-23

FASD Workplace Literacy Assessment Instructions (2010)

This document provides a means of testing the numeracy, reading, and writing skills of employees with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

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2011-09-16

Leveraging Excellence (2010)

Charting a course of action to strengthen financial literacy in Canada

In 2009, the Government of Canada established a Task Force on Financial Literacy, made up of 13 members drawn from the business and education sectors, community organizations and academia.

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2010-03-10

Families Essential Skills (2010)

This document, one in a series of fact sheets published by the NWT Literacy Council, focuses on essential skills as they apply to families. Those skills are defined as reading, document use, writing, numeracy, oral communication, thinking, working with others, computer use and lifelong learning.

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2010-02-25

Simply Math (2009)

This math skills booklet is designed to help adult learners with math operations. It is to be used with the three workbooks in the NWT Literacy Council's Everyday Math Skills series - Money Math, Kitchen Math and Home Math. Written in plain language, it covers basic math skills, fractions, decimals, percentages, metric units, and measurements.

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2010-01-13

Kitchen Math (2009)

Kitchen Math is one of three workbooks in the NWT Literacy Council's Everyday Math Skills series. It can be used in conjunction with the math booklet, Simply Math. Kitchen Math is designed to help adult learners with math and is written in plain language. It is divided into three sections, each covering a variety of math concepts, followed by worksheets and a review page.

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2010-01-13

Lesson 15: Customer Service Representatives - Financial Services (2005)

Provide information and instructions to clients for daily bank transactions

This lesson plan is one of several on a banking theme for customer service representatives in Financial Services. The lesson task, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, asks learners to provide information and instruction to clients for daily banking transactions.

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2010-01-06

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

Lesson 11: Small Business Owner - Operators (2005)

Complete a GST return form

This lesson plan is one in a series of lessons about small business needs. It is geared to learners who would be working in or starting their own small business. The lesson task, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, asks students to complete a GST return form. Suggested teacher resources and classroom materials are listed.

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2009-12-23

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