Northern Writes 9: Entries from the 2001 NWT Writing Contest (2001)

Stories and poems written by Northerners.
Northern Writes helps Northerners share their stories.

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NWT Literacy Council
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5122 - 48th Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N6
Telephone: (867)873-9262
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First Steps in Participatory Practice (2000)

The Calgary John Howard Society Literacy Program undertook a Participatory Action Research Project, made possible through funding from the National Literacy Secretariat and Human Resources Development Canada The purpose of this project was to address the need for high interest, appropriate and relevant literacy learning materials for youth in conflict with the law and to give them the opportunity to take an active rather than a passive role in

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Inequalities in Literacy Skills among Youth in Canada and the United States (1999)

This report suggests that youth in North America do not fare as well in their literacy skills as their European counterparts. The findings were based on data from the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) which was conducted in seven countries in 1994, and later extended to include 24 countries.

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Demystifying Adult Literacy for Volunteer Tutors (1996)

A Reference Handbook and Resource Guide

"Demystifying Adult Literacy For Volunteer Tutors: A Reference Handbook and Resource Guide" is a compilation of some of this background information gathered from a variety of different sources.

Each section ends with a list of references from which the information is obtained.

This Reference Handbook and Resource Guide is intended as a 'tool' for new and more experienced tutors, to provide background information about:

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