Political awareness

Literacy and Citizenship (2000)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Citizenship. To participate fully in civic life, citizens must have the skills necessary to access and act upon information. Literacy is more than just a tool. It is a necessity for citizenship.

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2004-11-04

Learning People: An Older Woman's Education Through Activism (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, Autumn 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 2

The author, born in 1913 and a former daycare worker, spent many years working in women's organizations and in the New Democratic Party. She tells the story of the development of her interest and involvement in politics after she “…became an older woman in the late sixties”.

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2004-08-25

How To Kit - Election (2003)

This Election How to Kit includes literacy activities that you can do with adult learners around election time. There are suggestions for activities that will inform learners, help learners realize that their voice and vote count, develop vocabulary used in elections and encourage learners to take an active role in the upcoming election.

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2004-02-02

A Response to Challenges and Choices (1984)

This report was written in response to an interim report, a summation and analysis of the views of Canadians on the main issues facing the nation in the coming years, released by the Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada.

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2003-10-20

Exploring Our Homeland - Social Studies (2000)

This material was compiled by Labrador White Bear Literacy Office and Learning Centres. There are two workbooks - Social Studies and Stories. Through both of these, you will learn about the spectacular scenery, fresh air and clear water, a province so rich in wildlife, history and adventure. With the Social Studies Workbook, you will have a better understanding of the history and cultural aspects of life in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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2003-08-19

Adult Education Part II (1997)

Supplement to Adult Education Resource Guide and Learning Standards (q.v.). A collection of peer-reviewed and peer-selected instructional strategies incorporating the best practices of New York's adult educators. Lessons cover drama, map reading, sequencing and memory, a mock World Peace Summit, reading, HIV education, and politics.

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1997-01-01

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