Literacy Learners Working at Lower Levels; writeforward assessment pilot; Evernote Webinar - AlphaPlus & LLO; Featured Resource: Laubach Way to Reading

 
Literacy Learners Working at Lower Levels    
 
Literacy Link South Central and Laubach Literacy Ontario are pleased to announce an upcoming webinar - Literacy Learners Working at Lower Levels (L4).

This webinar will be facilitated by Robyn Cook-Ritchie on Wednesday, September 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

During this webinar best practices and suitable resources that support learners working at lower levels will be shared. Some of the challenges of working with this client group, including administering milestones will also be discussed.

Please share this information with your members or anyone you think may benefit from this webinar.

Click here to register.
 
writeforward Assessment Resource Pilot 

 

Bow Valley College, Adult Literacy Research Institute, invites you to participate in the national pilot of writeforward, September 15 - November 15, 2015.
 

writeforward is an informal, low stake writing assessment for use with adult literacy learners. It is developed for working with learners whose writing skills are below Essential Skills Level 2.

For more information on writeforward and pilot expectations click here.

We are looking for college and community settings to use the orientation videos, core materials and the Exercises and Rubrics. Pilot sites will also be asked to participate in an evaluation of the resource.

Upon project completion all materials will become a free downloadable resource, similar to readforward.

For a sneak preview of their Competency and Skill Progression Chart that's been developed to accompany writeforward click here.

Contact Samra Admasu at Bow Valley College  if you are interested in participating or require further information.


Evernote Webinar - AlphaPlus & LLO


AlphaPlus  and Laubach Literacy Ontario have collaborated to organize a webinar on Evernote. This webinar will be held Wednesday, September 23 at 1:00 P.M.

Monika from AlphaPlus and Maxine Brown Simpson from Dixon Hall in Toronto, delivered a workshop on this topic at the Lighting the Path to the Future Conference, and now it will be available as an online session to a broader audience.

Click here to sign up.
Featured Resource: Laubach Way To Reading

Year after year Laubach Way to Reading is our most ordered resource. We believe this is because it is so effective. 

We recently came across a 'New Readers Press Occasional Paper' from Spring 2012 that we think is worth sharing - The Effectiveness of Laubach Way to Reading when used with High School Students Diagnosed with Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders.

First author Charles Johnson was so moved after successfully using the Laubach Way To Reading series with a high school student with learning disabilities he decided to explore the use and effectiveness of LWR with struggling high school student readers for his master's degree thesis.

Click here to read.

To order Laubach Way to Reading or other resources you need visit the Laubach Bookstore.
 

 
ABC Life Literacy Canada has partnered with Elections Canada to create a fantastic resource to help your adult students learn about voting basics such as where, when and ways to register and vote as well as help you talk to your students about why voting is important. With an election in October, timing couldn't be better!
 
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