AlphaPlus Web Index

November 22nd, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski

The AlphaPlus Web Index is a collection of links to resources relevant to adult basic education. It covers subjects such as digital literacy, the integration of technology in instruction and mobile learning.

Multifangled.com

August 28th, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski

Multifangled specialises in adult and youth education with a focus on literacy and numeracy and applied learning. Experts in educational practices appropriate for non-traditional education settings, community education, and/or disadvantaged groups. http://multifangled.com.au/wp/

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Learning with Technology: Lesson Plan and Skills Assessment

July 13th, 2017 by Matthias Sturm

In a recent technology coaching session with LBS program staff, technology consultant Matthias Sturm worked with a client to create a lesson plan and digital skills assessment tool. The lesson plan and online tool were designed to provide learning opportunities while building the digital and self-efficacy skills needed to complete online forms like assessments and […]

Google Slides helps students develop multiple skills independently

March 15th, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski

Prince Edward Learning Centre (PELC) uses Google Slides to help students develop multiple skills independently. Lori Farrington, a veteran classroom instructor at PELC, shares her experience using Google Slides with her learners. Single tool, multiple skills After struggling with PowerPoint, Lori switched to Google Slides as a presentation and collaborative learning tool. To get students […]

Use Digital Technology Sample Tasks and Activities

December 6th, 2016 by Alan Cherwinski

Instructional Resources Use Digital Technology Sample Tasks and Activities The tasks in the instructional resources on this page are intended to be sample tasks to support using digital technology in Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) programs within the context of the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF). These resources are not intended to be exhaustive, […]

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 […]

What does it take to be a digitally-enabled teacher? – webinar recording and presentation slides

February 22nd, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On February 20, 2013, at 3 pm ET, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the What does it take to be a digitally-enabled teacher? webinar to explore the characteristics, attitudes and skills of tech-savvy teachers and what literacy practitioners and volunteers need to know, have or do to be effective in integrating digital tools and technologies into their […]

Partnering with LLSC to explore how literacy programs in southwestern Ontario use digital technologies

October 24th, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

After we published a report on Learning Together with Digital Technologies: Illustrative Case Studies that looked at how four literacy agencies in Toronto were working with digital technologies, we were contacted by Tamara Kaattari, the Executive Director of Literacy Link South Central (LLSC), who had read our resource and wanted to explore ways in which […]

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