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, […]

DLI Tech Tuesdays: Canva

by Alan Cherwinski

DLI Tech Tuesdays: Canva – easily create beautiful designs and graphics [ecs-list-events id=”9788″ design=”standard” excerpt=’true’]

Slack – Webinar

by Alan Cherwinski

Slack is a powerful instant messaging and collaboration tool designed for teams. This streamlined solution manages email volume by consolidating all communications in one place. During the webinar, we will tour the tool, exploring features like: channels — organizing team communications by projects, topics and teams so everyone can see what’s happening by sharing messages […]

Tech Tuesday: SMARTBoard

December 5th, 2016 by Alan Cherwinski

Are you a SMART Board user? SMARTBoard – a closer look at SMART Exchange, Notebook, Notebook Express and SMART kapplack – a powerful instant messaging and collaboration tool. Are you struggling with using it beyond its projector capabilities? Join us to explore SMARTExchange, a website with various activities you can download or use in your […]

Tech Tuesday: Remind

by Alan Cherwinski

Remind, a free communication platform for instructors and students  Remind is a free tool that enables instructors to communicate with their students through text without exchanging phone numbers. A great tool that operates in real time, Remind lets instructors and students share last minute updates and communiques. Join us to learn how to set up […]

Apps for teaching and learning

by Alan Cherwinski

Wondering where to find and how to use mobile Apps in your literacy program? Join our free webinar on Apps for adult literacy teaching and learning on June 14th at 3:00 pm. We will explore and learn about a variety of Apps ( IOS & Android) that you can use to support teaching, learning and […]

Use Chromium OS Conversion Pilot Project to give your old laptops new life!

November 20th, 2016 by Alan Cherwinski

Chromium OS is the open-source development version of Chrome OS, a Google operating system (OS) that Chromebooks use. An entirely free OS, Chromium converts PC computers and laptops into state-of-the-art CloudReady devices that work much like Chromebooks. That means outdated computer systems can be retooled with Chromium OS, including powerful Google Apps and tools. Accompanied […]

How The Literacy Group built a Chromebook laptop lending library for free

by Alan Cherwinski

AlphaPlus technology coaches can give your old laptops new life with a Chromebooks makeover (part of the Chromium OS Conversion Pilot Project). Check out our conversation with The Literacy Group’s Program Manager, Chris Prosser, about how the Waterloo-based organization is building a Chromebooks laptop lending library for their clients. Q: Why did you decide to engage […]

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