Practitioner Resources

CLB Support Kit – Section 1 Part I, II and III (2012)

In 2010, the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB), a descriptive scale of ability in English as a Second Language (ESL), was revised to make it clearer and more usable.

This document is the first part of a kit that provides background information for in-service training on the revised CLB for instructors working in programs funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

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2014-02-27

Chapter 3 – Canada's History, Activity 5 – Canada's First Prime Minister, Part B: Citizenship Resource [Audio – 0:47] (2010)

This audio file is part of a resource designed for instructors who teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to adults. It accompanies the chapter on Canadian history, and offers some information about Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald.

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2014-02-25

Aboriginal Justice: Community Forum (2006)

Building a Community Network

This presentation was developed by the Centre for Education and Work (CEW), a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the University of Winnipeg in Manitoba.

It was prepared as part of the CEW’s community justice project, which developed learning materials for Aboriginal court workers.

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2014-02-25

NWT Literacy Week Colouring Booklet (2008)

This booklet is made up of seven pages that contain pictures for children to colour, and questions for them to answer about the pictures.

For example, one page features a drawing of a mother and child looking at a book together. The page includes a sentence asking whether the reader also enjoys sharing books with an adult.

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2014-02-24

Living on an Income Rollercoaster (2009)

Financial planning can be a challenge for people who work seasonally, are self-employed, or rely on commission sales. In this fact sheet, the authors provide tips for maintaining financial stability in the face of variable income.

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2014-02-20

Chapter 3 – Canada's History, Activity 3 – Timeline Map, Part B: Citizenship Resource [Audio – 1:56] (2010)

This audio file accompanies a resource designed for instructors who are teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) to adults. It is part of a chapter on Canadian history, and offers a timeline for the growth of the Canadian federation, from the original four provinces that joined forces in 1867, through to the creation of the territory of Nunavut in 1999.

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2014-02-18

Active Literacy (2010)

This kit offers instructions for a number of fun activities that can help build literacy skills. The activities are suitable for a wide range of age groups, from children to adults.

Activities include a community scavenger hunt; charades; and making a puppet theatre out of cardboard.

The authors have also included ideas for activities based on popular children’s books.

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2014-02-17

Literacy and Essential Skills Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients – Part 3 (2012)

Literacy and Essential Skills Tools Catalogue

This catalogue includes explanations of all the Essential Skills (ES) tools currently available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2014-02-17

Dealing with Divorce Financially (2009)

This short document offers tips for dealing with both the emotional and financial fallout of divorce.

The authors encourage people to reach out for help; educate themselves; protect their own financial situation and their credit reports; meet with a money coach; protect themselves legally; and get ready to start fresh.

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2014-02-13

Educator Resource Guide: Connecting Employers and Apprentices Across Ontario (2013)

The materials in this package have been developed by www.apprenticesearch.com, a not-for-profit website committed to both increasing public awareness about apprenticeship and to connecting employers and job-seekers across Ontario. Funded by Employment Ontario, the site is overseen by the Halton Industry Education Council.

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2014-02-12

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