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Multilingual Parent Resource Sheets

  As part of the Welcome Here project for immigrant parents, the Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs has produced ten multilingual information sheets for parents . Each sheet contains concise information on a parenting topic such as building active habits, supporting positive behaviour, and the pleasures of reading aloud. The sheets are available in 14 languages… Read more

Summer reading – Good Reads

The other day I borrowed one of the Good Reads books from our library for the bus ride home. It reminded me of how good the stories and writing are in these books. I’m adding the ones I haven’t read to my summer reading list. For those of you who are adult literacy teachers and… Read more

Transliteracy

Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools, and media.  For an explanation of what this means in everyday life, watch this video. A recent post on the AlphaPlus blog links to tools presented at the Transliteracy Conference.

Learning disabilities in adult learners

In October of 2010, Learning to Achieve: a professional’s guide to educating adults with learning disabilities was released.   This is the American national guide from the National Institute for Literacy.   (Warning: this is a large file.)  While it was written to accompany training modules, it also can be used as a stand alone resource. “A major… Read more