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Adult Literacy Resources (2008)

Best books and links for tutors to try!

This document contains a list of books, web sites and other learning tools that an adult literacy tutor would find useful. The resources have been organized according to subject such as math, early readers, spelling, etc. The Halifax Community Learning Network compiled this list of resources after hosting a series of Tutor Learning Circles in 2007.

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2008-03-07

Walking Alongside: Youth-Adult Partnerships in Making Change (2006)

“Walking Alongside” was designed to explore how youth and adults can work together to make change in community. It grew out of the author's work as an adult practitioner supporting youth engagement in Hazelton, BC and her questions of how best to fill this role.

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2007-12-13

Full-time Equivalents and Financial Costs Associated with Absenteeism, Overtime, and Involuntary Part-time Employment in the Nursing Profession (2002)

In light of the current and looming shortage of nurses in Canada, The Nursing Strategy for Canada was developed to strengthen and maximize nursing human resources by implementing broad, planned evidence–based and long–term recruitment and retention initiatives. Within that strategy, the Canadian Nursing Advisory Committee (CNAC) was established to make recommendations for improving the quality of work life for Canadian nurses.

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2007-08-23

Fall From The National Literacy Summit of 2000 Continues Seven Years Later (2007)

This article discusses the author's difficulty in finding reports and additional commitments regarding the September 2000 National Literacy Summit steering committee's Action Agenda for Literacy in a report entitled "From the Margins to the Mainstream".

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2007-08-13

Opening Doors (1992)

Thoughts and Experiences of Community Literacy Workers in Alberta

This document is a collection of thoughts and experiences of community literacy workers in Alberta and includes some of the history of the grassroots literacy movement in Alberta.

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2007-08-13

Going to the Doctor (2002)

You Can in the Yukon!

IT'S OK! Lots of people don't like going to the doctor. This book will help you as you go to the doctor.

It includes the following sections:

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2007-07-26

How to Survive 40 Below (2003)

You can in the Yukon!

The world becomes a different place at 40 below: ice and snow covers the ground, your house and your car. Your breath freezes in the air. Inside, frost gets around the windows and doors. Whenever a door is opened, a blast of cold air rushes in, raising an icy fog. Living at 40 below is like living inside the worlds largest freezer.

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2007-07-26

Integrating Essential Skills into Training Materials (2006)

Report and Resource Guide

Hosted by WWestnet, the Integrating Essential Skills into Training Materials workshop held in Yellowknife, NW in May 2006, combined hands-on sessions with presentations and networking opportunities.

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2006-09-26

Leisure Books (and more!) for New Readers (2006)

The Vancouver Public Library has compiled a colourful list of books for new readers that includes novels, poetry and humour. There is also a section for young people as well as recommended magazines and websites. Something for everyone!

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2006-08-29

Portfolio Assessment Initiative (2001)

This portfolio assessment initiative has several lists of goals for students and teachers. It includes:
- personal goals
- reading progress checklist
- listening and speaking progress checklist
- writing progress checklist and,
- mathematics progress checklist

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2006-08-10

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