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Workplace Family Literacy

Helping Families Learn is Everyone's Business: A Practitioners' Guide to Family Literacy in the Workplace Quick-load pdf
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Helping Families Learn is Everyone's Business: A Employers' Guide to Family Literacy in the Workplace Quick-load pdf
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Dollars & $ense: Financial Literacy Course Curriculum Manual

Developed by the Centre for Family Literacy

This curriculum manual is intended for facilitator or instructor use only - not for the students. Topics were chosen based on common questions raised by adult students as well as their relevance to adults in daily life - for example: banking, income, saving, credit & debt, budgeting and much more. The manual includes four levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and ELL. The Beginner level is intended for very low literacy adults.

Dollars & $ense (pdf)
Coil bound book available for purchase below

Family Literacy and Health!

  • Printable Booklet (pdf) (double-sided, 4 sheets)
  • Hard copies in booklet format are also available for purchase — see below

Family Literacy Tip Sheets

Essential Skills in the Workplace/Essential Skills in Daily Life (pdf)

Literacy Begins at Home Brochure (pdf)
Hard copies are also available for purchase — see below

Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network - Handbook of Language and Literacy Development: A Roadmap from 0 to 60 Months

National Literacy Trust - Talk to Your Baby and other resources for parents and caregivers

Resources Available for Purchase

To order any resources for purchase, please download an order form and mail or fax it to the Centre for Family Literacy; by email - scan your completed form and email it to us at info@famlit.ca.

Listed prices do not include shipping and handling.

We accept Visa, MasterCard or cheques. Please make cheques payable to Centre for Family Literacy.


Growing Into Literacy Growth Chart - SOLD OUT

Developed by the Centre for Family Literacy

The growth chart summarizes the literacy milestones that children go through.

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Literacy Begins at Home Pamphlet

Developed by the Centre for Family Literacy

The pamphlet summarizes the literacy milestones that children go through. The brochure can also be printed from the pdf.

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Bundle of 100 $10.00

Family Literacy and Health Brochure

Developed by the Centre for Family Literacy

The brochure contains information, literacy activities, and recommended books to help prepare children for visits with the doctor, dentist, eye doctor, public health centre, and even for a trip to the hospital. There is also information on making healthy choices.

Bundle of 50 $25.00

Families just want to have FUN! Party Activities

Developed by the Centre for Family Literacy

The booklet gives fun ideas on how to incorporate literacy activities into children’s parties. Activities can be printed from tip sheets — see above.

Bundle of 50 $25.00

Foundations in Family Literacy (2009)

Developed by the Centre for Family Literacy in collaboration with experts in their field from across Canada, and edited by Maureen Sanders and Janet Shively

A systematic and comprehensive approach to professional development in family literacy for all levels of leadership, from executive directors and board members, to frontline supervisors and facilitators. Together, these six books reflect the complex range of knowledge and skills required by those who work with families for whom literacy may be a challenge.

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Complete set (6 books) $99.00
(sorry, sold in sets only)

Literacy Tutor's Guide

Developed by the Centre for Family Literacy

This definitive guide to adult literacy tutoring captures the skills and strategies necessary to empower tutors for success.

Class set of 20 $70.00
(sorry no individual copy orders)

Dollars & $ense: Financial Literacy Course Curriculum Manual

Developed by the Centre for Family Literacy

This curriculum manual is intended for facilitator or instructor use only - not for the students. Topics were chosen based on common questions raised by adult students as well as their relevance to adults in daily life - for example: banking, income, saving, credit & debt, budgeting and much more. The manual includes four levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and ELL. The Beginner level is intended for very low literacy adults.

Each $15.00

Linking 1-2-3 and A-B-C: All About Numeracy and Literacy (2007)

Developed by the Centre for Family Literacy with Beverley Kula

Adults and children will both benefit from the addition of numeracy activities to family literacy programs. This manual provides information and support for early numeracy development to parents, and to the caregivers and early education specialists who support them in this role.

Each $25.00

Literacy Happens: A Resource Manual for Community Literacy Awareness Training (2002, revised and reprinted 2007)

by Ruth Hayden, Ph.D. and Maureen Sanders, M.Ed.

Provides the background information needed to present literacy awareness workshops to a range of audiences, and includes information on emergent literacy, family literacy and adult literacy. However the manual focuses on workshop delivery and contains prototype workshops with overheads and handouts.

Each $25.00

First Steps: A Resource Handbook on Oral Language and Literacy Development for Caregivers  (2003)

by Ruth Hayden, Ph.D. & Maureen Sanders, M.Ed.

Caregivers have a great influence on what and how the children in their care learn. This handbook provides many resources to assist in increasing language and literacy opportunities within the childcare setting. These opportunities reflect what happens in family life rather than the more formal instruction of school.

1 - 10 copies (each) $15.00
11+ copies (each) $10.00


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