Reading programs

Summer learning loss (2008)

Lessons in Learning – June 12, 2008

The existing Canadian school calendar, with its long summer vacation, creates a gap in the learning cycle during which students forget some of what they have learned, requiring teachers to devote significant instructional time to review when students return to school.

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2012-07-12

A Comparative Study of Small Group Classroom Literacy Instruction and Computer-Based Literacy Instruction on the Success of Adult Learners in GED Preparation (2008)

A Province Wide Intervention

In this study, approximately 100 adults enrolled in General Education Development (GED) preparatory programs in Prince Edward Island were randomly assigned to one of three groups: a classroom-based reading program; a computer-based reading program; or a comparison group that received a traditional GED preparation course.

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2011-02-24

Strategies for Reading (2008)

QLWG Essential Life Skills - Unit 12

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-23

Books in the Home Program - On Mother's Lap (2007)

Books in the Home, a program used widely in Canada, is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2007-09-21

Books in the Home Program - Old Enough (2007)

Books in the Home, a reading program widely used in Canada, is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing for both parents and children.

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2007-09-19

Books in the Home Program - Red Parka Mary (2006)

Books in the Home, a reading program widely used in Canada, is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing for both parents and children.

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2007-09-19

Too Many Left Behind: Canada's Adult Education and Training System (2006)

This report documents the availability of formal learning opportunities for adults, and identifies the factors that influence participation of less-educated/less-skilled adults in these opportunities. In addition, it identifies gaps in our adult learning systems and recommends measures to fill these gaps.

This report examines the situation in five provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.

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2006-08-04

Quality Storytents (2006)

A Resource for Family, Early Childhood and Community Literacy Workers

The Quality Storytent Program is a means of providing literacy access and support where these might not otherwise appear.

The document includes the following:
1- An introduction to storytent
2- The philosophy behind it
3- How to plan for one
4- How to deliver a Quality storytent
5- Special challenges
6- References and indexes.

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2006-03-17

Literacy Resource Directory: Prevention Activities in Quebec (2004)

LLC-Q/LVQ has strived to create a resource directory that reflects prevention activities and initiatives in the Quebec English literacy community.

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2005-11-23

Summer Reading Club (2005)

Outreach Library Service through a Neighbourhood Storytent Program

This document contains some information to guide libraries in alternative ways to engage hard to reach children in their programs. It describes Saint John, New Brunswick's “Storytent Summer Reading Club Outreach” program (2003-2004) and how to implement this type of program in your community.

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2005-06-28

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