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To Every Work a Season: Adapting to Change (1998)

Volume 3

This is the third in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

Chance and Luck: Making a Job (1998)

Volume 4

This is the fourth in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

Our Book of Stories (2005)

The promotion and encouragement of family literacy is one of the mandates of the SIAST Kelsey Campus Literacy Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. In their endeavors to achieve this, the students of the 2004-2005 literacy class created this children's storybook.

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2005-06-08

Grassroots: Community Writing and the Arts 2003: Reading and Writing the Word and the World (2003)

In 2003, in collaboration with Blue Metropolis, The Montreal International Literary Festival, The Centre for Literacy presented the fifth annual Grassroots: Community Writing and Arts event.

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2005-04-21

Grassroots: Community Writing 2002: The Architecture of Literacy (2002)

The 2002 Grassroots: Community Writing event was once again part of the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival. The festival theme was the architecture of language. The Centre for Literacy brought together storytellers and writers who have written and published in community-based settings rather than inside institutions, and who have built bridges among verbal, oral, and visual literacies.

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2005-04-21

Grassroots: Community Writing 2001: Literacy and the Homeless (2001)

The 2001 Grassroots: Community Writing Workshop organized by The Centre for Literacy in collaboration with the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival focused on the homeless. There was discussion about street people who could not read or write well, and about talented writers and artists who find themselves homeless at some point in their lives.

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2005-04-21

Visions 17 (2003)

This is an anthology of stories, poetry and other literary works contributed by the students and staff of Basic Education classes at SIAST, Kelsey Campus, Saskatchewan.

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2005-02-05

Great Beginnings - "About Pregnancy and Parenting" (2002)

Advice From Real People

Maggie's Place Family Resource Centre created this easy-to-read handbook to help answer new and expecting parents' questions. The book was put together with the help of several groups of new and expecting moms from Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.

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2004-12-13

Mel's Story (2000)

The stories in this book were written by Mel Lively with the assistance of his tutor, Kim Hutchison. Mel joined the Workplace Education program at his workplace and is learning to read and write. These stories, mostly set in the 1960s, are from his years of working in the woods.

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2004-12-02

How to Kit - Making Talking Books (2004)

This How to Kit contains instructions on how to make a talking book using Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Talking books are a great literacy activity. They are made on the computer using programs to add text, pictures and sound and can be used with all levels, from children to adult learners. Talking books are effective as an individual or small group activity, as well as a classroom activity or a community workshop.

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2004-11-23

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