Practitioner Resources

Inclusive Literacy (1999)

Annotated listing of resources appropriate for learners with intellectual/developmental challenges

The Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres (SARC) Literacy Needs Project was initiated in October 1998 to assess and begin to address the literacy needs of persons with intellectual / developmental (and other) disabilities. The primary objectives of the project were to:
- Assess literacy needs and to identify existing barriers to literacy;
- Research and catalogue appropriate literacy materials and resources;

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2000-07-06

A Collection of Policy and Procedure Templates (1999)

For Adult Literacy Service Providers

The purpose of this manual is to provide readers with a set of general policy and procedure templates that should be considered, adapted and modified as required for use in a Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program. A template is meant to be a guide or a pattern that can be used to "shape" your work. These policy templates can be used as the starting point for drafting policy in your agency.

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2000-05-02

A Collection of Policy and Procedure Templates for Adult Literacy Service Providers (1999)

This manual provides a set of general policy and procedure templates that should be considered, adapted and modified as required, and thereafter adopted for use in a Literacy and Basic Skills program .The templates are meant to be a starting point for drafting policy in an agency.

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2000-05-02

The Companion to SARAW (1999)

An Exercise Workbook

The Companion to SARAW (Speech Assisted Reading and Writing) was developed for an expressed need, to expand the SARAW program's capabilities within the framework of the computer program. With the READ section of SARAW being an untapped wealth of learning opportunities, the stories from READ were taken and from them Directed Reading and Thinking Activities were created. The same stories were also used to develop basic grammar exercises.

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2000-04-20

What's the Problem? (2000)

For Adults Who Like a Challenge Solving Word Problems

Word problems can be particularly difficult for some adults for a number of reasons, including language barriers, problems with basic arithmetic concepts and operations, and prevailing views that word problems are 'hard'.

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2000-01-01

Supplementary Tutor Handbook (2000)

Supporting Literacy for People with Intellectual / Developmental Challenges

This Handbook is the product of extensive research of the existing literature, discussion and exhange with literacy experts, practitioners, and some learners, and input from pilot agencies delivering literacy programming.

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2000-01-01

Developing a Parent Literacy Curriculum (2000)

Integrating Reading and Writing Skills with Effective Parenting

The goal of this booklet is to share with other practitioners some of the curriculum ideas and activities arising from our own experiences in teaching parent literacy.

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2000-01-01

A Toolbox for ESL Tutors (2000)

An Instructional Guide for Teaching English as a Second Language to Newcomers

This book is designed for tutors or teachers of English as a Second Language. It provides lesson plans based on thematic units. The ESL Tutor Toolbox is designed to provide tutors/teachers with practical lesson activities. The Toolbox activities provide tutors/teacher with ideas for lessons that can be adapted and or expanded depending on the student's interest, goals and prior knowledge.

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2000-01-01

Working Lives of Adult Literacy Practitioners (2000)

This is a research project undertaken in response to a perceived high stress level among those who work in the field of adult literacy. The study considers practitioners who serve as executive directors/managers, tutor coordinators or instructors in both community-based and institution-based literacy organizations.

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2000-01-01

Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Conversation with Workplace Educators (2000)

The impetus for this paper is based on a presentation the author gave to the Manitoba Association of Workplace Educators and Consultants (MAWEC) in March 1999, as part of the Workplace Education Practitioners' Think Tank coordinated by MAWEC and sponsored by the National Literacy Secretariat.

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