Learner Writings

Sharing Aboriginal Stories: Drumming Traditional Knowledge (2010)

2nd Edition

This story is one in a series written by participants in the Circles of Intelligent Knowledge Program offered by the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network. The program is a learner-centred, intergenerational, community approach to Aboriginal lifelong learning combined with English literacy.

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2010-09-10

Recognition Awards for Adult Literacy - 2009 (2009)

Submissions

These awards are sponsored by a partnership of Quebec adult literacy and adult education organizations. This booklet features the two winning entries, one chosen from among learners in community programs and one from among students in programs offered by school boards.

The booklet also includes all the submissions received from learners and students. All of them describe how learning to read and write has changed their lives.

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2010-06-15

Rogue Wind: Yearbook 2010 (2010)

This is a collection of writings by students and friends of the Halifax Community Learning Network. Writings by learners include personal anecdotes, fiction and a fan letter to golfer Mike Weir. One man describes his efforts to raise money to help fellow amputees back in his homeland of Sierra Leone.

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2010-06-07

Write On! Magazine, Spring 2010 (2010)

Volume 20 No 2

The goal of this magazine is to showcase the work of adult learners and practitioners. This issue includes fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Among the personal memoirs in this issue is one young woman’s story of her struggle to break the cycle of alcohol abuse in her family. There is also an account of the relocation of a Dene community in Manitoba.

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2010-06-01

Write On! Magazine, May 2009 (2009)

Volume 19 No 2

The goal of this magazine is to showcase the work of adult learners and practitioners. This issue includes an interview with a teacher in Manitoba’s Newcomer Literacy Initiative and a feature on Aboriginal actor Adam Beach.

Learner writings in this issue include an article on powwows; an essay about the decision to become a parent; and one man’s recollections of his move from Costa Rica to Winnipeg.

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2010-05-26

Write On! Magazine, January 2009 (2009)

Volume 19 No 1

The goal of this magazine is to showcase the work of adult learners and practitioners. This issue includes feature stories about a Nigerian immigrant who is attending school for the first time and about innovative adult education programs.

Learner writings in this issue include one woman’s literacy story, some personal recollections, poems and creative fiction.

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2010-05-21

Lift Me Up (2007)

Stories by Toronto Adult Literacy Learners

This is the third collection of stories by Toronto adult literacy learners, published as part of a national project managed by The Word On The Street Canada and funded by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills.

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2010-04-22

Opening Possibilities Through Learning (2010)

Submissions to Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 1 - 7, 2010

This document contains the approximately 70 submissions received for Literacy Nova Scotia’s third annual International Adult Learners’ Week contest.

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2010-04-07

In Our Own Words - 2008 (2008)

This is the third edition of the Vancouver Island University/Literacy Nanaimo Adult Literacy Tutor Program’s collection of learner writings. This edition was launched on September 8, 2008, to celebrate International Literacy Day and is dedicated to an adult learner who died suddenly earlier in the year.

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2009-10-20

Something You Should Know About Me (1994)

Students' Stories for Students

This book is a series of essays and stories written by various adult students from Laubach Literacy of Canada. These stories encompass a variety of different subjects but mostly are about the struggles and difficulties of those who have very little reading and writing skills.

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2009-09-09

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