Learning for LIFE: An ESL Literacy Handbook is designed for instructors, program coordinators and other stakeholders in ESL literacy.
It is a practical handbook, outlining promising practices in program considerations, strategies for the classroom and four different levels of ESL literacy. The handbook also includes a toolbox of materials and ideas for teaching, a literature review of the field of ESL literacy, and an annoated bibliography of relevant sources in the field.
The publication is based on years of experience in the classroom combined with research and feedback from ESL literacy practitioners both locally and internationally.
Stories from the Field Volume 3 is a new series of stories from the Adult Literacy Research Institute that explores innovations in ESL literacy programming that have been spearheaded by the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement (CEIIA) at Bow Valley College.
The fourth article in the series, ESL Literacy Comes of Age, highlights the leading role that CEIIA faculty played in researching and developing innovative promising practices in ESL literacy.