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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

Best Practices in the Adult Setting (2003)

This report builds on the document, Best Practices for Adult Literacy, which investigated best practices for facilitating the development literacy among adults.

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2004-11-22

Woman-Positive Literacy: One Example (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 2

The author participated in a two-year national action research project in 1991-92, sponsored by CCLOW. With women from 11 other adult literacy and basic education programs across the country, she developed and implemented a woman-positive activity in her program.

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2004-08-26

Idaa Trail (2003)

Lessons from the Land: A Cultural Journey through the NWT - Study Guide

This study guide was developed to be used with an interactive online learning resource called Lessons from the Land (www.lessonsfromtheland.ca ). This online learning resource tells all about The Idaa Trail, a traditional route that the Dogrib people of the Northwest Territories travelled from Great Slave Lake to Great Bear Lake. It also gives information on the traditions and cultures of the Dogrib people.

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2004-06-14

We are an Island (2002)

Cape Breton Island Social Studies Resource

We are an Island is a collection of 41 lessons on Cape Breton Island social studies topics, including geography, history, civics and current events. Each lesson is accompanied by vocabulary exercises and comprehension questions. These activities are designed to meet outcomes specified by the Nova Scotia Adult Learning Program Levels 1 and 2.

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2004-06-04

The Writing Circle (2003)

A Handbook for Online Writing Circle

This handbook was developed with the intent of promoting the use of online writing circles by other LBS agencies. The literacy community will be able to access this information and strategies to host similar programs.

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2004-03-10

How To Kit - Literacy Games for Adults (2003)

This document includes instructions on how to play a variety of games, plus supporting materials. The playing of these games by adults may help to improve literacy levels.

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2003-11-27

How To Kit - Book Making (2003)

This document has everything you need to advertise, organize and run a “book making night” for all ages. Book making is a great activity for the whole community.
PDF version also available in sections.

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2003-10-22

Making Connections (1997)

Literacy and EAL Curriculum from a Feminist Perspective

This book arose out of the ongoing work of the Literacy Committee of the CCLOW Board. It is a book of curriculum for women in literacy and English-as-an-additional-language (EAL) programs.

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2003-10-17

Formatting a Research Essay - Level OBS (2001)

This learning activity provides instruction on how to use Word '97 to format a research essay. It is part of a series developed to be used with Microsoft Office 97 software programs.

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2003-09-16

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