resources addressing self-awareness
A Dream that Walks
by Action Read Community Literacy Centre & Myrna Hanna. Guelph, Ont.:
Action Read Community Literacy Centre; Waterloo, Ont.: Garlic Press,
- This video and
workbook create a path for setting goals, starting with self-awareness and
self-reflection. For learners at LBS Levels 13.
Claiming Our Place: A
Workbook to Help Women Become Active in the Community by Jan Sherman and
the Womens Group, Action Read. Guelph, Ontario: Garlic Press,
- Presents a series of
literacy program activities designed to foster confidence and participation in
the community. Activities include building self-awareness, and learning to take
care of the self.
An Approach to Self-Management for Employment Preparation by Jennifer Tait.
Produced for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, 2002.
- This resource presents
a model of reflection that is intended to build self-awareness, help learners
explore new attitudes and perceptions, and take responsibility for change.
Sections include: dealing with change, self-assessment, getting organized,
personal responsibility and conflict resolution.
Learning for Our
Health: A Resource for Participatory Literacy and Health Education by Mary
Norton and Pat Campbell. Edmonton: The Learning Centre Literacy Association,
- A useful resource for
addressing health issues in literacy programs and recognizing how these issues
affect learning. Includes notes for practitioners on how to introduce topics,
and a wide range of activities.