Month: March 2011

An, LELL – Literacy for English Language Learners

My name is An. I was born in Saigon, where I was an elementary public school teacher for about 22 years. My sister and her family sponsored me and my parents, and we came to Canada on the night of September 8, 1992. After about three months in Edmonton, I found a job at Lilydale …

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Ghita, Math Literacy & Literacy for English Language Learners

Before I came to P.A.L.S. I was a stay-at-home mom. I didn’t go out very much because I didn’t understand English and didn’t understand even basic math. I never attended school when I was a child in Libya. I used to cry to my mother that I wanted to go to school. I wanted to …

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