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|How Should Adult ESL Reading Instruction Differ from ABE Reading Instruction?||Online Library||
Burt, Peyton and Van Duzer summarize key reaseach on adult reading instruction and make suggestions on how to teach second language learners.(2005)
|Human Resources and Skills Development Canada||Program Development||
This website provides information on Literacy and Essential Skills.
|Immigrant Children and Youth in Focus||Online Library||
This article examines the needs of immigrant children and youth, discusses the challenges in services for this group and outlines opportunities for policy and service development.
|Immigrant Training and Employment Programs and Services||Supporting LIFE||
There are many programs and services designed to help newcomers move quickly into the workforce or get some skill training for occupations that are in demand.
|Immigrant Youth and Crime: Stakeholder perspectives on risks and protective factors||Online Library||
This article reports on the risk and protective factors that are perceived by key stakeholders to influence immigrant youths who eventually become involved in crime, gangs and violence in Edmonton, Canada. Published in 2009.
|Immigrant Youth in B.C.||Online Library||
This fact sheet provides statistical information on immigrant and temporary resident youth in B.C. Published in 2010.
|Immigrant Youth in Canada||Online Library||
A research report from the Canadian Council on Social Development. Published in 2000.
|Innovative Programs and Promising Practices in Adult ESL Literacy||Online Library||
This article examines adult ESL literacy from the various viewpoints. The article describes howto bring literacy to life by providing a social context, learning through hands-on experience, using learner-generated materials, using native language and using technology. Published 1993.
|Instruction, Language and Literacy: What Works Study for Adult ESL Literacy Students||Online Library||
The article details a study conducted into the ways in which instructors can provide effective instruction to improve the English language and literacy skills of adult ESL literacy learners. It recommends using authentic materials, using native language for clarification, creating a safe learning environment and teaching critical thinking skills. Published in 2006.
|Internet 4 Classrooms||Classroom Resources||
This website is a collection of links to other sites. Some of the links have good materials for the ESL literacy classroom.