Literacy & Numeracy

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5,000 Little Indians Went to School: A Survey of the First Four Critical Growth Years of School Starters Enrolled in Federal Schools in 1964

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Education Branch
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Description
Surveys completed by teachers in federal schools from 1964 to 1968. Statistics for: entrance age, grade distribution by age and sex, handicapped children, promotion and non-promotion patterns, reasons for non-promotion, school attendance, fluency in language of instruction, and use of the basic oral English course.
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Aboriginal Adult Literacy Assessment Tool Launch: Example Survey

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network (SALN)
Description
Survey delivered in two parts: part A provides community perceptions, demographics, experiences, recommendations and understandings, part B determines community strengths in listening, reading, writing English, problem solving, and numeracy.
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Aboriginal Community Health Workers: Our Screening Program

Articles » General
Author/Creator
K. Abbott
T. Beck
T. Cutter
H. Nelson
M. Armstrong
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 3, no. 3, September 1979, pp. 24-28
Description
Explains a local health record system that enables semi-literate health workers to independently assess children and keep accurate health records of patients.
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Aboriginal Family Literacy Initiative: Building a Movement to Promote, Support and Empower Aboriginal Family Literacy in British Columbia: A Proposal and Implementation Plan for the BC Aboriginal Family Literacy Initiative for 2008

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Urban Aboriginal Family Literacy Working Group
Description
Discusses culturally appropriate objectives for literacy projects aimed to address the gap in programs and resources.
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Aboriginal Literacy

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
David R. Olson
Interchange, vol. 25, no. 4, December 1994, pp. 389-394
Description
Book review of: Aboriginal Languages and Education: The Canadian Experience edited by S. Morris, K. McLeod, and M. Danesi and They Write Their Dreams on the Rock Forever: Rock Writings in the Stein River Valley of British Columbia by A. York, R. Daly and C. Arnett.
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Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills Pilot Project: Food Safety and Indigenous Food Preparation on Vancouver Island

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Literacy Victoria
Description
For use by adult learners. Curriculum designed for people who want to safely prepare food, find local food sources and promote traditional harvesting, work in the food industry or take the FOODSAFE Level 1 course. Worksheets link to one or more of nine essential skills.
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Aboriginal Literacy: Raising Standards, Blazing Trails

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sally Gaikezehongia
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 27, no. 1, Advancing Aboriginal Language and Literacy, 2003, pp. 41-44
Description
Discusses how the Aboriginal community has managed to retain some cultural roots and embrace a unique form of Aboriginal literacy.
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Aboriginal Literacy Resources

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Literacy BC
Description
Includes links to general literacy information as well as specific instructional and learner resources.
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Aboriginal Student Achievement: A Status Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Department of Education
Culture and Employment
NWT]
Description
Report explores education plan for ensuring Aboriginal youth have the skills and knowledge needed for academic success and bridging the achievement gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students.
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Aboriginal Students' Writing

Alternate Title
[McDowell Foundation Research] Project ; no. 8
[Teaching and Learning Research Exchange]
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sherry Detchon
Sandra Harris
Bernice Odeen
Lucy Howes
Description
Study evaluated the progress of three classes of primary students who were using the process laid out in the Saskatchewan English Language Arts Elementary Curriculum and concluded that it was appropriate for Aboriginal children. School situated on Onion Lake Cree Nation territory.
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Across Australia....From Health Worker to Health Worker From Alice Springs Health Worker Conference, 1980: The Aboriginal Medical Service

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Barbara Shaw
Mary Ross
Peter Panquee
Amy Lauder
Sebina Brown ... [et al.]
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 5, no. 1, March 1, pp. 44-57
Description
Various health care workers describe their jobs, responsibilities and health care practices within the Aboriginal Medical Service in Australia.
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Adolescent Girls and Classroom Discourse

Alternate Title
McDowell Foundation Research Project ; no. 10
[Teaching and Learning Research Exchange]
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Heather A. Blair
Agnes Rolheiser
Susan Reschny
McDowell Foundation Research Project
Description
Looks at gender construction of adolescent girls in two grade eight classrooms in a multicultural urban school in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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Advancing Aboriginal Languages and Literacy

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jo-Ann Archibald
Eileen Antone
Heather Blair
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 27, no. 1, Advancing Aboriginal Language and Literacy, 2003, p. 1
Description
Introductory article describing the individual perspectives and interests of the authors on this theme.
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American Indian Adult Education and Literacy: the First National Survey

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rodney L. Brod
John M. McQuiston
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 22, no. 2, January 1983, pp. [1-16]
Description
National Adult Indian Education Needs Survey conducted by the National Indian Management Service to determine levels of literacy and education for purposes of policy development.
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American Indian English Language Learners: Misunderstood and Under-served

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jioanna Carjuzaa
William G. Ruff
Cogent Education, vol. 3, no. 1, December 2016
Description
Discusses the need for comprehensive educational support to facilitate culturally and linguistically diverse students whose lack of English skills are a barrier to their academic success.
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The American Indian Linguistic Minority: Social and Cultural Outcomes of Monolingual Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rodney L. Brod
John M. McQuiston
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 21, no. 4, 1997, pp. 125-159
Description
Explores English and non-English language use, ability, and understanding among Native Americans who are attempting to adapt to an English only education system. The article also discusses the impacts these factors have on literacy levels and educational outcomes.
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