Learner Writings

Our Side of the Mountain - 2008 (2008)

Collected Writings of Adult Learners

Our side of the Mountain is a collection of stories, poems and ideas written by adult students of the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County. This is the ninth edition of this publication..

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2009-02-16

Centre for Community Learning and Development - Yearbook 2008 (2008)

This resource is the Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development's Yearbook for the Centre's 2008 graduation ceremony. The Yearbook reflects the theme for the 2008 graduation ceremony: "Strong Communities Together.” The book begins with messages from the Centre's president and executive director.

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2008-09-08

To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: A Wishbone, A Backbone, A Funny bone (2008)

A Collection of Student Articles

This resource is a collection of sixteen short essays written by adult learners attending the Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development. The title, To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: a Wishbone, a Backbone, a Funny Bone, is quote from actress and singer Reba McEntire. In their essays, the students reflect on this quote and how it applies to their own lives.

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2008-09-05

Celebrating the Right to Learn! (2008)

Adult Learners Celebrate Their Right to Learn and Freedom of Expression

This document is a collection of writings by adult learners in Nova Scotia. In celebration of International Adult Learners’ Week 2008, Literacy Nova Scotia collected submissions from adult learners across the province who wanted to celebrate their right to learn and their freedom of expression by writing about the learning journeys they had undertaken as adults.

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2008-08-20

Step by Step: Yearbook 2006 (2006)

The Halifax Community Learning Network is a community-based initiative funded through the Department of Education’s Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning that offers programs in various locations in the Halifax area. The 2006 yearbook is a collection of stories written by the students participating in these programs. The book also includes messages from various individuals involved in the Network.

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2008-07-21

Beauty Galore: Yearbook 2008 (2008)

The Halifax Community Learning Network is a community-based adult learning program. The program's 2008 yearbook includes messages from various individuals associated with the program and the writings of students from the program. In this collection, you will find stories of hope and dreams, loss and learning. The title Beauty Galore,comes from a poem by one of the adult learners in the program.

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2008-07-11

Living and Learning (2006)

Essential Skills Success Stories

Taking time to work on Essential Skills often leads to success in the workplace and at home. It offers workers a bright future, while greatly improving day-to-day life. Essential Skills help people to carry out different tasks, give them a starting point for learning other skills, and help them adjust to change. This booklet includes six real stories about Canadian workers who have taken time to work on their Essential Skills.

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2008-04-15

Stories and Activities for English 110 and 120 (2007)

This resource contains eight stories appropriate for learners at the English 110 and 120 levels. These stories were either written by adult learners from the Hay River Learning Centre or used in adult literacy classes in the Northwest Territories. The stories that were written by adult learners were made into booklets and illustrated by local artists in the community. The stories range from high 110 to low 120 level.

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2008-03-28

The Way In (2006)

Word on the Prairie - Photo Essays of Real Lives

This book combines photos and personal essays by six individuals who have at some point in their lives been involved in literacy and learning programs. Each of these people found their way to literacy programs along different life paths. This book does not reflect the lives of all literacy students, but rather it is a ‘snapshot’ of these six people’s lives.

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2008-03-19

Recognition Awards for Adult Literacy - 2007 (2007)

Submissions

Four Quebec adult education and literacy organizations in collaboration with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO inaugurated a new recognition award in 2006 for adult literacy learners and teachers/tutors in Quebec’s English-language sector. This booklet is a compilation of all the submissions received from the learners and students for the 2007 awards.

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2007-11-16

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