Independence Goal Path Resources


        
 
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 Building Literacy, Essential Skills and Life Skills through Thematic Learning Modules using Authentic Materials (BLEST)
   
Author(s):   Laubach Literacy Ontario
Published:   August 2012
Funder:   Office of Literacy and Essential Skills
   
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Three thematic modules for learners that include a variety of level 1 and 2 activities:
1. Essential Skills for Everyday Living
2. Essential Skills for Health
3. Essential Skills for Social Participation


The modules were developed to be delivered both face-to-face and online.  The accompanying Practitioner Guide can be used with both the modes of delivery.  The Practitioner Guide includes a Module Planning Template which can be used as a guide to develop thematic modules for literacy learners.  It also includes a Certificate of Completion for learners, to recognize completion of each module.

   
File(s):  Archive (ZIP) BLEST.zip
URL:  http://www.laubach-on.ca/bookstore/book/blest-practioner-guide-and-learner-activities-booklet
   
Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 Diabetes Essential Skills Kit (D.E.S.K.)
   
Author(s):   Project READ
Published:   2013
Funder:   Ontario Trillium Foundation
   
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The Diabetes Essential Skills Kit 

The D.E.S.K. Essential Skills Profiles contains 15 profiles that reflect the tasks that individuals living with diabetes have to perform on a regular basis.


   
File(s):  Archive (ZIP) DESK.zip
URL:  http://www.laubach-on.ca/bookstore/book/blest-practioner-guide-and-learner-activities-booklet
   
Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 Essential Skills for Personal Success
   
Author(s):   Literacy Network Northeast
Published:   2010
Funder:   Office of Literacy and Essential Skills
   
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The four modules help to improve your Essential Skills including, reading, writing, document use, numeracy, thinking, working with others, oral communication, computer use and continuous education.  The four modules are:

  1. Manage my Basic Needs
  2. Manage my Health
  3. Manage Personal Issues and Contacts
  4. Participate as a Member in my Community 

Note:  Files are too large to include in the database. Click on the URL link below to access.


   
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URL:  https://www.northernliteracy.ca/article/-156.asp
   
Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 Health Check- A Health and Literacy Program
   
Author(s):   NWT Literacy Council
Published:   Date Unknown
Funder:   Department of Health and Social Services GNWT
   
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A health and literacy program developed by the NWT Literacy Council. Units include:

  • Healthy Eating
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Active Living
  • Relationships
  • STDs and AIDS
  • Self-Esteem
  • Suicide
   
File(s):  PDF document hlthchk_0.pdf
URL:  https://www.nwtliteracy.ca/sites/default/files/resources/hlthchk_0.pdf
   
Linked to:   N/A



Resource:
 Moving Forward: Curricula and Resources for Learners on the Independence Goal Path
   
Author(s):   Community Literacy of Ontario
Published:   March 2013
Funder:   Employment Ontario
   
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The curriculum contains five modules:

  • Communication
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Household Dangers
  • Managing Your Money
  • Time Management and Organization
   
File(s):  PDF document Moving_Forward_HI_RES_01.pdf
URL:  http://www.communityliteracyofontario.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Moving_Forward_HI_RES_01.pdf
   
Linked to:   OALCF



Resource:
 Keeping Safe
   
Author(s):   Joan Accosta
Published:   Date Unknown
Funder:   Capilano University
   
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This e-book is part of a series called Best of The Reader. The stories in the e-books are from The Westcoast Reader. It is a newspaper for adults who are improving their English reading skills.

The workbook contains activities for adult learners related to safety topics such as driving and fires.

   
File(s):  PDF document Safety-print.pdf
URL:  http://www.bestofthereader.ca/
   
Linked to:   N/A



Resource:
 Your Health
   
Author(s):   Joan Accosta
Published:   Date Unknown
Funder:   Capilano University
   
Annotation:  

This e-book is part of a series called Best of The Reader. The stories in the e-books are from The Westcoast Reader. It is a newspaper for adults who are improving their English reading skills.

The workbook contains activities for adult learners related health. 


   
File(s):  PDF document your_health.pdf
URL:  http://www.bestofthereader.ca/
   
Linked to:   N/A



Resource:
 Common Assessment for the Independence Goal Path
   
Author(s):   Literacy Northwest
Published:   March 2014
Funder:   Employment Ontario
   
Annotation:  

This resource contains sample tasks and activities that are adapted from the “Selected Assessment Tools”, provided by MTCU and other tools that are currently being used in the literacy field across Ontario. There is a separate section for each of the five OALCF goal paths.

Each goal path section  includes:

a) Index of Activities 

b) Key Development Skills Check List 

c) Assessment activities for each competency, level and task group 

d) Answer Guide 

e) Resource List



   
File(s):  PDF document INDEPENDENCE SECTION .pdf
URL:  https://learningnetworks.ca/resources-publications/common-assessment-for-the-oalcf-goal-paths-resource-package-literacy-northwest/
   
Linked to:   OALCF



Resource:
 Practical Money Skills Lesson Plans: Choices and Decisions
   
Author(s):   Practical Money Skills Canada
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This curriculum is designed to teach people how to set long and short-term personal and financial goals, create and work with a personal budget, identify how and when to use credit, save and invest, and understand the basics of banking services.

The plans are free of charge and there are additional resources on the website. 

   
File(s):  Archive (ZIP) teacher_guide_all_012913.zip
URL:  http://www.practicalmoneyskills.ca/foreducators/lessonplans/
   
Linked to:   N/A



Resource:
 Foundations for Independence – Project Report and Draft Framework 2008
   
Author(s):   COMMUNITY LITERACY OF ONTARIO
Published:   2008
Funder:   Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
   
Annotation:  

This Report and Draft Framework informed the development of the “Foundations for Independence” pathway. This ground breaking independence framework not only identified critical skills needed for successful transition, it also fit within the overarching Learner Skill Attainment framework.


   
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URL:  http://www.communityliteracyofontario.ca/oldpublications/foundations-for-independence-project-report-and-draft-framework-2008/
   
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