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The SCALES Essential Skills Card Sort Tool (2012)

This document is one of the resources developed through the SCALES (Supporting the Canadian Advancement of Literacy and Essential Skills) project, a three-year initiative designed to develop tools and best practices to help practitioners working with unemployed and low-skilled workers to incorporate a Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) approach into their work.

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2013-06-06

Journeys of the Spirit III: Student Activities (2010)

This student workbook is designed to accompany Journey of the Spirit III, an anthology of learners’ writings on healing, love, identity, culture and family.

The workbook includes questions designed to test the student’s comprehension of the material, as well as a self-assessment section to help students identify areas they need to work on.

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2010-09-24

Journeys of the Spirit III: Teacher's Guide (2010)

This is a guide for teachers using Journeys of the Spirit III, an anthology in which learners from across Canada share their fears, dreams and relationships. The anthology is divided into themes of learning, healing, love, identity and culture, and life and family.

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2010-09-24

How Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Affects Writing and Learning: What Neuroscience Suggests About the Memoir Assignment (2005)

For the last fifteen years, the author has struggled to understand how domestic abuse affects later pursuits of literacy outside and inside the university setting. The research for this thesis compelled the author to make a particular argument about the composition instruction of first year college students: the generic memoir assignment should never be assigned.

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2007-06-14

Tree of Life: Student Autobiographies (2002)

Every year, the Independent Studies class at Frontier College publishes a book of student writing. They have been doing this for 20 years. In 2002, we thought we would document a project that we worked on in our Self-Management/Literacy class from April to June of 2002. This project was about writing an autobiography.

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2006-07-20

Changing Paths (2002)

A literacy & life skills program for women in conflict with the law

In 1998, a program was undertaken by the Edmonton John Howard Society and the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton, with the collaborative support of numerous community-based agencies and organizations. This program was especially designed for women who were in, or at risk of being in, conflict with the law.

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2005-05-11

Black Youth Literacy: A Guide for Program Development (2003)

The Black Youth Literacy Project is an initiative of the Toronto ALFA Centre, a community-based program that has been delivering literacy services to adults in the northwest corner of the City of Toronto since 1985.

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2005-03-10

Women Moving Women: A Process Model (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, Dec. 1984 - Vol. 3, No. 2

This article is about a model developed out of a need to help women move toward a more authentic existence.

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2004-09-09

Touching The Language Electric (1996)

Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture

Touching The Language Electric by Carmelia McGrath is a story of the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

Words On Paper (1996)

by Marie Finlay is a story in the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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