Dropbox webinar – presentation slides and video recording now available

October 24th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On Oct 22, 2013, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Storing files in the cloud – Dropbox webinar to explore how the Dropbox website and software can be used to manage and share files. During the session we looked at: Who is using Dropbox? What is Dropbox? How does it work? Pricing Why Dropbox? […]

Interactive whiteboards: SMART Boards in action – webinar recording and presentation slides

May 9th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On May 7, 2013, at 3 pm ET, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Interactive whiteboards: SMART Boards in action webinar to explore interactive whiteboards. A recording of the webinar can be viewed here. You can also download the presentation in PDF. During the webinar, we discussed why and how literacy programs use SMART Boards and took […]

Interactive whiteboards – SMART Boards in action

April 30th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Smart board teacherA SMART Board is an interactive whiteboard connected to a computer that allows users to deliver dynamic and interactive lessons, navigate the internet, write notes in digital ink, and save work – all with the simple touch of a finger.

Introduced by a Canadian organization called SMART Technologies in 1991, SMART Boards are now used worldwide in education, business, government and military settings.

E-Learning and the OALCF Goal Paths – webinar recording and presentation slides

March 22nd, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On March 20, 2013, at 3 pm ET, Maria Moriarty delivered the E-Learning and the OALCF Goal Paths webinar to share what she has been learning about the e-learning requirements and opportunities in each of the Goal Paths.  A recording of the webinar can be viewed here. You can also download the presentation in PDF. […]

Apps and iPads in the literacy classroom

January 30th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

iPads inspire creativity and hands-on learning among users of all ages. With a simple and intuitive interface, they allow students to engage with digital content, find information in an instant and access resources wherever they go.

iPads are fairly new in the adult literacy classroom but their popularity and benefits cannot be ignored. With the introduction of the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF) digital technology competency, iPads offer a great way to reach out and inspire adult literacy students who aren’t tech savvy or comfortable with using technology.

YouTube in the classroom

December 31st, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

YouTube is more than just a collection of cute cat or music video sites. Over the years, it has evolved into a collection of resources that can provide a variety of educational resources for the literacy classroom. With a little bit of exploration, you will find videos that provide real-life examples and context for what you are trying to teach and, yes, sometimes a funny video that you could discuss to take a quick break from the regular, potentially daunting lessons you might need to cover.

Applications Google – webinar recording

November 15th, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Our November 13, 2012, Tech Tuesdays webinar focused on Google Apps and was delivered by Guylaine Vinet in French. A recording of the webinar can be viewed here. Over the past few years, we have been delivering our webinars in English and Google Apps was a topic discussed last October in Google Apps revisited face-to-face […]

The benefits of utilizing wikis in the classroom – webinar recording

October 5th, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On October 2, 2012, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered The benefits of utilizing wikis in the classroom webinar to discuss what wikis are, how they work, and how they can be used by practitioners to share content for and with students. A recording of the webinar can be viewed here. The webinar also focused on the role […]

The benefits of utilizing wikis in the classroom

September 24th, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

wiki imageA wiki is an online tool for sharing and managing information in one centralized location. It eliminates the need to resend documents/files from one person to another and allows multiple users to curate the content.

Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites, to build file-storing websites and to record personal notes or share ideas. You may also see wikis used by organizations to manage and share content. If you or students in your program have ever used Wikipedia to look for information, you have successfully accessed a wiki where various users can contribute to the content.

Podcast – discussing Incorporating Digital Technologies in ABE with Suzanne Smythe

July 9th, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

In our latest podcast, Suzanne Smythe – the author of Incorporating Digital Technologies in Adult Basic Education: Concepts, Practices and Recommendations – talks with Matthias Sturm about the report and the work she has done exploring how digital technology is changing what it means to be literate in today’s world.

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