Written and posted by ABC Life Literacy Canada on June 15, 2023 ABC Life Literacy Canada is a non-profit organization that aims to strengthen organizations that promote adult learning. There’s no denying the direct link between poverty and literacy. This 2022 report found that roughly one in five school-aged children worldwide (about 262… Read More »The link between literacy and poverty: Can education help to eliminate poverty?
Author – Dr. Jenny Horsman from her Blog: Teaching and Learning in the Aftermath of Violence “I don’t have students who’ve been through violence, the problem I have is students who aren’t motivated. If they can’t be bothered to show up on time each day, to pay attention, do the… Read More »Wrong problem, wrong solution!
A student brings you a piece of writing and as you glance at it, you notice that he has problems with periods—many are missing, and a few are out of place. *** You are moving around the room as students work on a math assignment and as you sit down… Read More »‘Marking for Confidence’ written by Kate Nonesuch
The First Peoples Principles of Learning were put together by Indigenous Elders, scholars and knowledge keepers to guide the development of the curriculum and teaching of the English First Peoples course created by the BC Ministry of Education and First Nations Education Steering Committee in 2006/2007. They represent an attempt… Read More » Sihtoskâtowin ᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᐃᐧᐣ Circle – The First Peoples Principles of Learning
In Support of Frontline Staff Delivering In-Person or Blended Programs This Fall It has been two years since Covid restrictions required us to switch to online program delivery. Terms like “meeting learners where they are at” and “learner-driven delivery” took on a whole new meaning. Frontline program staff learned to deliver… Read More »Tips From the Field
Establishing evidence of need for a project or program is one of the most important questions grant seekers must answer on any grant application. You may have an exciting idea for a project or program but you must make the case that your particular approach will address the unique and… Read More »Grant Writing Tips from Calgary Learns – Why Evidence Matters
Calgary Learns supports foundational learning opportunities for adults – that is our core work. We are often asked to define our terms. Questions like ‘what’s the difference between literacy and foundational learning?’. The definition of terms we use were drawn from research and resources that inform adult learning principles and… Read More »Defining our terms