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The Magic Wand: A critical memoir of a career in education
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0.796 MB of textual records (201 p.) (on optical disc) : .doc
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Digital version of a publication, written by Lance Laverne Irvine, entitled, "The Magic Wand: A critical memoir of a career in education". A revised edition of an original 1995 publication, Irvine addresses the problem of 'functional illiteracy' in classrooms as a result of weaknesses in the instruction of reading and writing skills. Irvine, a retired educator who worked for twenty-five years in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, builds on concepts originally introduced in Norman Wood's "Listen and Learn" Trade English program delivered at Yorkton Regional High School.
Record is in good physical condition.
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Lance Laverne Irvine donated this record to the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan in one accession in 2014: 2014-020 (February 21, 2014).
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MS Word file has been transferred to digital storage. All other files, relating to Irvine's website, in .html, .jpeg, .gif formats, were not transferred but remain on the optical disc.
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Record is open for research use.
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Use, publication and/or reproduction of record are subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.
Locations for retrieval: Regina - Hillsdale; Digital storage