Literacy Matters Fact Sheet

How many people in BC have challenges with literacy?

How does that affect them?

This fact sheet presents some of the recent findings about literacy in BC and describes why literacy matters at home, at work and in the community.

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Social Networking

This is one of the general readers from the Youth Literacy Project.

Getting Started: A Guide to Adult Literacy in BC

This guidebook contains helpful information about adult literacy programs, including volunteer tutor programs. It includes: Information on tutor training Tips for volunteer management An evaluation tool appropriate for all adult …

CARA online materials

CARA, an informal reading inventory for adults, consists of the following components: the Instructor’s manual that contains 50 passages and a set of factual and inference questions. The resource includes …