Practitioner resources

Equipped for the Future Assessment Report (2000)

How Instructors Can Support Adult Learners Through Performance-Based Assessment

This guide presents information on how instructors can support adult learners through performance-based assessments. Prepared by the National Institute for Literacy (NIFL), this report introduces the Equipped for the Future Standards, a vehicle for aligning teaching and assessment with preparing adults to carry out everyday activities that are important to adult roles as parents, citizens, and workers.

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2001-04-03

Using Technology Effectively - Final Report (2000)

In 1997-98, technology was introduced to the former Southwestern Ontario Adult Literacy Network (SOALN) through the "Preparing for Technological Change" project. One of the objectives of this project was to provide every program within the network with assistance on obtaining the equipment, software and basic training to begin using the Internet, E-mail and the AlphaCom facilities.

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2001-02-08

Creative Outreach Strategies for the 21st Century (2000)

This guide is based on the half-day workshop delivered to the participants at the Community Literacy of Ontario Annual General Meeting and Conference. It approaches the topic of recruiting from a cyclical communications model.

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2001-02-08

Looking Back, Looking In: Reports from Bearing Blossoms...Sowing Seeds (2001)

A Gathering about Literacy Research in Practice

This book is the result of a "Gathering", Bearing Blossoms…Sowing Seeds about literacy research in practice sponsored by the Literacy Coordinators of Alberta, in partnership with the Centre for Research on Literacy, University of Alberta, and The Learning Centre Literacy Association, Edmonton.

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2001-01-01

Guide to Writing (2001)

This useful guide to writing is divided into two sections : Writing and Free Writing. The first part of the guide contains examples, notions, and activities on penmanship, sentences, lists, paragraphs, invitations, etc. The second part of the book is about free-writing. To encourage the free-writing process, several aids are used to stimulate the learner.

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2001-01-01

The ESL Computer Book - Microsoft Word ‘97 (2001)

One of a series of workbooks put out by the Halifax Immigrant Learning Centre, especially for “English as a Second Language (ESL)” students.

This workbook is a basic introduction to Microsoft Word ‘97 and was developed for ESL students both in a classroom setting with an instructor and as a self-teaching guide.

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2001-01-01

Best Program Practices (2001)

This document is the result of Task Force efforts and input from the field. It represents a Best Program Practices foundation for adult literacy in Saskatchewan and provides an opportunity for programs to reflect on their current initiatives, identify strengths and plan further improvements.

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2001-01-01

The ESL Computer Book - Microsoft Word 2000 (2001)

One of a series of workbooks put out by the Halifax Immigrant Learning Centre, especially for “English as a Second Language (ESL)” students.

This workbook is a basic introduction to Microsoft Word 2000 and was developed for ESL students both in a classroom setting with an instructor and as a self-teaching guide.

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2001-01-01

From the Margins to the Mainstream (2000)

An Action Agenda for Literacy

This report represents the culmination of a year-long process that began with the National Literacy Summit 2000 held in Washington, DC, in February 2000. At that Summit, 150 participants began to craft an action agenda to move adult literacy forward in the 21st century. Since then, over 30 regional and local meetings were held to provide feedback and refine the recommendations contained in the draft agenda.

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2000-11-21

BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy (1999)

Prepared by Jean Rasmussen of Literacy BC, this Framework is intended as a guide to promote good practice and provide support and information to the many individuals and groups involved in family literacy

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2000-11-02

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