Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick (LCNB)

Learning It Together: Our Community Talks About Family Literacy (2011)

This document outlines a community-based research project developed by the students in a senior-level sociology course at Mount Allison University, in partnership with the Tantramar Family Resource Centre in Sackville, New Brunswick. The project examined the ways in which families experience and define literacy; how they interact with literacy resources; and how community literacy services might better suit their needs.

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2011-06-30

Strategic Framework for Family Literacy in New Brunswick (2009)

From Vision to Action: Today and Beyond

This document grew out of the New Brunswick Forum on Family Literacy Project, launched in 2008. The project included a literature review; the development of a working definition of family literacy; and a two-day knowledge sharing forum.

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2011-01-20

Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities: Best Practices for Success (2007)

A Resource Manual for Practitioners

This resource manual was compiled for use during a five-day institute on learning disabilities, held in 2007 at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick.

The manual contains sections on the definition of learning disabilities (LDs); the roles of screening, assessment and psychological reports in determining the presence of an LD; decoding and fluency in reading; reading comprehension; and written expression.

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2011-01-18

Conversations With Parents (2004)

A Practitioner's Guide to Family Literacy Sessions With Parents of Infants, Toddlers and PreSchoolers

This is a guide for community-based practitioners who want to deliver literacy workshops to parents of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The authors encourage practitioners to tailor their workshops to meet the needs and interests of their particular group.

The authors have included information on planning a workshop, tips for leading a session, and suggestions for accessing resources in the community.

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2010-11-05

Live, Horse, 'Til the Grass Grows! (2006)

A Study of Family Literacy in New Brunswick: Work, Outcomes, and Best Practices

This document outlines current work, outcomes, and best practices in community-based family literacy programs in New Brunswick. This report is a benchmark study of how family literacy in New Brunswick has been cultivated up to and including the year 2005.

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2008-03-17

Working with the Media (2003)

This document is part of the Community Capacity Building Toolkit developed by the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick.

For many, working with the media is a mystery. You want your story to be heard, but you are not quite sure how to go about it. Presented here are ideas and tips for working with the media. Included is a list of New Brunswick newspapers and contact information.

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2005-01-31

Fundraising (2003)

This document is part of the Community Capacity Building Toolkit developed by the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick.

“There are good fundraising ideas and there are bad and there are good fundraising ideas that turn bad.” This document outlines steps that can be taken to help organizations raise funds successfully.

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2005-01-28

Proposal Writing (2003)

This document is part of the Community Capacity Building Toolkit developed by the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick.

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2005-01-26

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

Best Practices for Adult Literacy (2003)

The purpose of this project was to investigate best practices for facilitating the increase in literacy levels of adults.

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2004-11-19

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