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Free Training Resource on How to Improve the Literacy & Essential Skills of Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The Answers May Vary (AMV) Facilitator’s Manual is a training resource for agency administrators, supervisors and literacy coordinators on how to work with adults with developmental disabilities to improve their literacy and essential skills. The Manual provides strategies and concrete ideas based on the Answers May Vary Guidebook, Answers May Vary Tutorial Videos and the … Continue reading

Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month (FLM)[1] and this year’s theme is “Count me in, Canada”, emphasizing the fact that building financial literacy in Canada depends on the involvement and collaborative efforts of the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The first Financial Literacy Month was launched in 2011 with the Financial Literacy Action Group to raise … Continue reading

Stories from the Field Volume 3 now available!

Our third volume of Stories from the Field is now available! This volume represents the first 4 articles of this series that explores successes, challenges, best practices and innovation of ESL literacy practitioners. The new volume has already been well received by our followers. This series is a collaboration between the Centre for Excellence in Foundational Learning … Continue reading

Reading This May Save Your Learner’s Lives

Written by Belle Auld While this statement may not be entirely accurate, it did catch your attention, did it not? Perhaps it prompted you to want to learn more. I recently attended a workshop called “Brain Research and Learning” presented by Bob Aitken from Vancouver Community College.  There was a lot of fascinating information presented. … Continue reading