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Tutor Workshop Handbook (2010)

This Handbook is the result of a "best of the best" approach that can be used by tutors, trainers and literacy practitioners in general. The authors hope it is a tremendous resource that can help achieve higher levels of literacy throughout Ontario. It could also be used elsewhere, with the same results.

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2014-03-27

Pattern Spelling [Video - 5:04] (2010)

Featuring Kate Nonesuch, Literacy Educator and Curriculum Writer

In this video, literacy educator Kate Nonesuch explains how instructors can use word families to help learners build their spelling skills.

As an example, she uses the word family based on the letter combination “ail.” The students put a “b” in front of it to come up with the word “bail,” then add a variety of prefixes and suffixes to come up with other words, including bailed, bailing and bailer.

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2012-04-23

The Cognitive Psychology of Literacy Teaching: Reading, Writing, Spelling, Dyslexia (2008)

In this book the author examines the concept of dyslexia. He begins by looking at the cognitive psychology of literacy, that is, how the brain works when it reads, writes or spells. He then looks at some interesting and unusual new ideas such as the powerful effect of affect on learning and performance, the significance of learned helplessness to learning and literacy and the enigma of consciousness in our teaching.

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2008-09-30

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

Academic Studies English - Spelling Strategies (1998)

Support Materials and Exercises

This is one of a series of support modules intended for the use of adults improving their literacy skills. Each module is matched to objectives and teaching points outlined in the Basic Academic Upgrading Curriculum Plan (English) (BAU-ENG) and the Intermediate Academic Upgrading – English Curriculum Plan (IAU-ENG), both New Brunswick Community College documents.

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2005-10-21

Academic Studies English - Dictionary Skills (1998)

Support Materials and Exercises

This is one of a series of support modules intended for the use of adults improving their literacy skills. Each module is matched to objectives and teaching points outlined in the Basic Academic Upgrading Curriculum Plan (English) (BAU-ENG) and the Intermediate Academic Upgrading – English Curriculum Plan (IAU-ENG), both New Brunswick Community College documents.

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2005-10-21

Harbours to Highlands (2003)

A Geography Manual

Harbours to Highlands gives learners an opportunity to learn about many aspects of geography – from the early map-makers to the depletion of the ozone layer to the planets in our solar system.

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2004-03-11

Type & Talk (2003)

This software review from CONNECT describes Type & Talk by TextHELP. Type & Talk is word processing software that assists learners with the reading and writing process by providing tools such as text-to-speech, a phonetic spell checker and word prediction.

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2003-08-01

The Protea Interactive Picture Dictionary (2003)

This software review from CONNECT features The Protea Interactive Picture Dictionary.

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2003-07-31

The Oxford Picture Dictionary (2003)

This software review from CONNECT features The Oxford Interactive Picture Dictionary.

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2003-07-31

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