Financial Literacy Month
This November has been declared the 2nd annual 'Financial Literacy Month' by a number of organizations that are hoping to raise awareness of this growing issue.
Financial Literacy Month is an important opportunity to highlight efforts undertaken by organizations across the country to help improve financial literacy in Canada.
Follow this link
to learn more.
With this month being Financial Literacy month, we thought it would be fitting to feature the Math Sense series of books.
Whole Numbers and Money
Decimals, Fractions, Ratios and Percents
Measurement and Data Analysis
Algebra and Geometry
Math Sense helps students gain number sense and problem solving skills needed for life, work and test success.
Download the free Student Placement Tool at newreaderspress.com.
Look for these and other available resources in the Laubach Bookstore. For your convenience an order can be placed directly from our Website.
Gail Vaz-Oxlade 'Debt-Free Forever'
For more on the importance of financial literacy - Gail Vaz-Oxlade, author of Control Your Money has a great website with many helpful budgeting tips.
Access free interactive budgeting worksheets here.
It includes a Christmas budget worksheet - perfect timing for those about to start their Christmas shopping!
Free Online Training at New Readers Press.com
This is a great opportunity to learn how to use some of the Laubach resources, such as Laubach Way to English
and Focus on Phonics
New Readers Press now offers:
FREE downloadable training materials for use in face-to-face training, including a trainer guide
FREE self-paced online course for teachers who don’t have an opportunity to attend face-to-face training.
You will observe and reflect on demonstrations using Laubach materials and identify how to incorporate the materials into your instruction.
These great resources can be found here.
Training By Design Videos
The Training By Design
videos and techniques used in Laubach Literacy Ontario’s tutor training workshops are now available for FREE on Youtube!
This 1st part of the 5 part video covers the word recognition strategy of sight words
. In this video, the instructor is teaching an adult learner who works in an automotive shop. He would like to move up to a better-paying job but is worried that he could not do the paperwork.
The other 4 parts cover: phonics
, word patterns, context clues
, and word parts.
As a member of ProLiteracy, LLO has these videos available in our lending library in both VHS and DVD format (for members only).