Learner Information – PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT

May 1st, 2017byAlan Cherwinski

A new fiscal year is underway and we are excited to announce a mini-project: an environmental scan of local data collection systems. As part of our 2017–18 business plan and with funding support from the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, AlphaPlus will complete an environmental scan identifying local systems supporting the collection and […]

How the Literacy Uplift project is bringing the classroom to learners with a new app

January 20th, 2017byAlan Cherwinski

Literacy Nipissing participates in the Literacy Uplift project to develop an app for adult learners. We spoke with Vandra McQuarrie, Executive Director at Literacy Nipissing, about her organization’s role in developing the app and testing it with adult learners.

Feb 14 Digitial Skills Webinar

byAlan Cherwinski

Together we will explore the digital skills needed for employment, education and independence. What digital skills do employers expect? What digital skills are essential for success in post-secondary? What digital skills do we need to navigate the world every day? [ecs-list-events id=”10227″ design=”standard” excerpt=’true’]

Use Digital Technology Sample Tasks and Activities

December 6th, 2016byAlan 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

byAlan Cherwinski

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

Slack – Webinar

byAlan 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, 2016byAlan 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

byAlan 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 […]

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DLI Tech Tuesdays: Using Google Sites to build websites

January 16, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

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