1991

Backyard Bird Feeding In Newfoundland: Using Peer and Cross-Tutoring to Help Primary Students Acquire Information and Communications Technology Skills (1991)

A Showcase Grassroots Project

Backyard Bird Feeding in Newfoundland used peer and cross-tutoring to help schoolchildren acquire information and communications technology (ICT) skills through learning about the habits and habitats of local birds.

Completed in April 2000, the Internet-based learning project was supported by Industry Canada’s GrassRoots program.

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2013-09-20

Words of Promise: Voluntary Organizations' Experiences with Literacy (1991)

In 1990, to mark International Literacy Year, Multiculturalism and Citizenship Canada invited voluntary organizations to look at the literacy needs of the people who use their services.

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2013-08-12

The Circus School in Montreal (1991)

This booklet was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers at Reading level 3. Each chapter contains a list of new words that the learner should find in the dictionary. The publication is a joint project of the following Laubach Literacy of Canada-Quebec Councils: RECLAIM, Chateauguay, South Shore, Yamaska, St. Francis, Quebec City, Western Quebec and Laurentian.

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2009-08-04

Roses I've Read (1991)

This book is a collection of stories by adult learners in the Rabbittown Learners' Program. It was produced by learners and tutors in the Rabbittown program and is used as reading material for learners in other literacy programs.

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2009-03-02

Whole Language (1991)

A Framework for Thinking about Literacy Work with Adults

In a whole language approach, language development - reading, writing and oral language - is integrated with learning about topics of interest. Students and teachers learn with and from each other. Whole language is not a method or technique. Rather, it is a way of thinking about language learning, and about which methods and techniques are appropriate for helping people learn.

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2005-01-31

Program-Based Research in Literacy (1991)

This document contains some thoughts on research in the everyday life of literacy programs and an account of the author's experience. The author opts for a holistic practice of literacy that avoids too great a separation of the activities, the persons and the functions involved in the learning of reading and writing.

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2005-01-25

Reducing the Risk: Co-operative Education Strategies for Girls in Math, Science and Technology (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991- Vol. 9, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses female participation in science and technology classes and the need of increasing participation of women in non-traditional careers.

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2004-09-14

Women Scientists: Contradictions and Connections (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 2

Because of predicted labour shortages in the future, more women are being encouraged into scientific careers especially in engineering. However, the few women who are now in science are mostly in biology and biochemistry and in jobs which pay less than men's and with fewer opportunities for advancement.

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2004-09-09

Science Through Her Looking Glass (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 2

In this article, the author discusses women in science, and how women bring to their work unique advantages because of their inter-disciplinary, inter-institutional social experience and even their tendency to be relegated to the margins of science.

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2004-09-09

"What About the Meals and Emergencies? " Breaking the Barriers for Women Returning to School (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

In this article, the author discusses a project undertaken by CCLOW New Brunswick, designed to assist mature women interested in returning to school. The project took place over six months and was funded by a grant from the Women's Program, Secretary of State, Canada.

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