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 […]

Numeracy Teaching and Learning

June 10th, 2008byMaria Moriarty

                   Just back from a short trip to Ireland – and maybe I’ve had numeracy on the brain because I was so constantly challenged there in converting Euros to Canadian Dollars and back again – how much is that cup of coffee!!-  i made extensive use of my trusty calculator and had to confont […]

Blogging in Adult Literacy

March 26th, 2008byMaria Moriarty

                        One of the many great aspects of my job here at AlphaPlus is the opportunity to continuously learn about trends and new ideas and applications of technology in adult literacy. Since I have been working on this blog I have been trying to keep up with what’s happening in the blogosphere in general and how blogs […]

Getting Organized…

January 9th, 2008byMaria Moriarty

          As I start the new year  –  resolving  (as I do every year!) to be more organized in every way – I have been looking at two Google tools that I hope will help me  to keep my resolution . They are Google Calendar and   Google Notebook  Google Calendar  is a free online, shareable calendar […]

Audio Streaming

November 13th, 2007byMaria Moriarty

Another useful application that makes the web more accessible to learners is audio streaming.  Audio streaming is the method of delivering audio files over an Internet connection in real time.  These files can be accessed from any location, as long as there is a working Internet connection.  This allows for people to access audio from any […]

Teaching from a Distance

September 13th, 2007byMaria Moriarty

If you’ve ever wondered if you’ve got what it takes to teach an online class, you can find out at AdultEd Online. This Web site has free tools for teachers and administrators to assess their skills and will show you how to integrate technology into your teaching practice as well as elements of distance education. […]

Google alerts

September 6th, 2007byMaria Moriarty

I like to get new information on some of my favorite subjects. “Adult Literacy” is one of them. I could type the word into the search box of google, but instead I have the information sent to my email box using a google alert. Try it yourself! You can make an alert based on the […]

Highway Workplace

August 31st, 2007byMaria Moriarty

     I  am an avid baseball fan and a lover of baseball lore. So when someone told me about a display of images about the history of baseball in Canada  in the Community Memories exhibition at the Virtual Museum of Canada I rushed right over. The museum is free, easy to get to and a […]

Four Directions Teachings

August 22nd, 2007byMaria Moriarty

FourDirectionsTeachings.com presents a series of First Nations teachings from the Mi’kmaq, Ojibwe, Cree, Mohawk and Blackfoot nations. This beautiful site honours oral traditions by creating an environment where the visitor is encouraged to listen with intent as each elder or traditional teacher shares a teaching from their perspective on the richness and value of cultural traditions […]

RSS — Really Simple Syndication

July 11th, 2007byMaria Moriarty

  click on image to see an example of a collection of RSS feeds What is RSS? The RSS acronym for Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary is a way to get a list of the latest content from your favourite web sites and blogs. Instead of having to visit these sites and blogs […]

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