2000

What the Health! A Literacy and Health Resource for Youth (2000)

This curriculum resource includes 10 lessons designed to help teenagers gain awareness of health issues and, at the same time, develop their literacy skills. Topics covered include feelings; safer sex; self esteem; drug abuse; drinking; smoking; prejudice; safe environments; homelessness; and healthy eating.

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2012-01-04

Literacy Risk in the Niagara Region (2000)

The author of this document notes that Ontario’s Niagara Region is at a competitive disadvantage because the overall literacy and skill levels of its population lag behind those of other regions of the province, according to 1996 census data.

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2011-03-25

What Counts as Evidence Project (2000)

Phase 2 Report

The goal of the project described in this document was to develop activities that would allow Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) college practitioners to assess learners’ progress in math and in self-management and self-direction (SMSD).

The authors developed the activities based on information collected from surveys. The activities were then field-tested by 11 LBS college practitioners with more than 60 learners.

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2011-03-25

Riding the Technology Wave (2000)

Experiences of adult literacy students and teachers in Ontario

This study looked at students’ and teachers’ perspectives on the effectiveness of computer technology in teaching basic literacy skills.

The study looked at four specific issues: the extent to which literacy students and teachers used computers and the Internet; how students and teachers responded to computer technology; whether they found it useful for reading, writing and math; and the benefits and challenges they saw.

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2010-12-07

Small Talk: A Resource Guide for Small Groups in Community Literacy Agencies (2000)

While many community literacy organizations are based on one-to-one tutoring, some also offer training for small groups of learners. An organization might use the group approach because of a shortage of volunteers or because some learners progress faster in a group.

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2010-08-27

Employability Skills 2000+ (2000)

This pamphlet by The Conference Board of Canada introduces Employability Skills 2000+, a program that emphasizes the critical skills employees need in the workplace. These skills include communication, problem solving, positive attitudes and behaviours, adaptability, working with others, and science, technology and mathematics skills. This pamphlet describes each of these skills and how they can be used in the workplace and beyond.

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2008-11-25

How To Kit - Making Family Books Together (2000)

This How to Kit provides you with information on making family books and ideas for creating homemade books. A family book is a memory scrapbook for kids and their parents. They are a great way to engage children and families in reading and sharing together. A family book includes pictures, mementos, stories and drawings.

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2008-09-16

Sectoral Needs Assessment (2000)

A Process for Essential Skills Analysis

In an ever-changing work environment, workers wishing to remain employable and employers wishing to maintain a competitive edge require a strong foundation of flexible skills to continuously learn and change along with the work. In order to plan successfully for workforce development, employers need to analyze the essential skills of their workforce. That's where this guide comes in.

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2008-06-12

Lessons Learned (2000)

Adult Literacy: Policies, Programs and Practices

This is a report of the latest study in Human Resources Development Canada's (HRDC) “Lessons Learned” series. This study summarizes lessons learned from policies, programs and practices directed at adult literacy over the past decade, in the context of industrialized economies.

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2008-05-16

So I Made up my Mind (2000)

Introducing a Study of Adult Learner Persistence in Library Literacy Programs

Public libraries are important providers of literacy programs and services.The Literacy in Libraries Across America (LILAA) initiative is helping libraries around the country improve their literacy programs and address the issue of adult learner persistence, that is finding ways to keep adult learners in programs long enough to make a lasting, substantial difference in their skills.This four-year study will explore the efforts of five leading

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2008-02-01

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