POLICY PROBLEMS The (mis)use of an international literacy test in Ontario’s literacy system

July 24th, 2016 by Alan Cherwinski

The Learner Gains Research Project is bringing the Essential Skills for Employment and Education (ESEE) online assessment to LBS programs. AlphaPlus has been keeping an eye on the ESEE practice test pilot including issues, discussions, and the response from our sector. To help keep the conversation going, we are highlighting a new blog called ‘Policy […]

The “How to” wiki

April 15th, 2010 by Maria Moriarty

Here’s a great feature in Wired – the must read magazine for all things related to technology and how technology is changing our world –  check out the  the “How-to” wiki –  full of great ideas tips and tricks  about  computers , the internet, work and the latest tech gadgets – you can contribute to […]

The Amazing Web 2.0 Projects Book

March 22nd, 2010 by Maria Moriarty

Terry Freedman publisher of the Educational Technology Site has just released a free ( yes free!!) e-book  – The Amazing Web 2.0 Projects Book – it’s compilation of Web 2.0 projects  in schools in the U.K. – instructors and students describe  their projects – how they worked and what they learned – although many of […]

An amazing list of Web 2.0 Resources for Adult Literacy Practitioners

December 1st, 2009 by Maria Moriarty

Here is a link to a dazzling list of   Web 2.0 resources for adult literacy practitioners put together by Patty Ball, Regional Technology Coordinator, Northeast SABES in Massachussetts. I have had this list on my “to do” or “to blog” list for a while and just flipped through it again this morning – to […]

New Adult Literacy Education Blog

November 19th, 2009 by Maria Moriarty

The inimitable David Rosen has  a new  blog – Adult Literacy Education – that promises to be a real boon to the adult literacy field.  David is a highly experienced adult literacy educator and researcher  – it will be wonderful to be able to tap into his experience and knowledge on the blog.  For example […]

What is Wiki Educator?

August 14th, 2009 by Maria Moriarty

I have just spent an exciting hour exploring WikiEducator – an online global community of educators working collaboratively to develop and share free educational content. It includes an Adult Basic Education Section where you will find free learning resources developed in British Columbia under the auspices of the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer – […]

Teaching and Learning Online

July 15th, 2009 by Maria Moriarty

“Online learning is growing because of increased demand, high accessibility, lower participant costs, high flexibility and other factors. Technology is continuously evolving and is providing new and effective methods for online learning and collaboration.” This is a quote from the  Trends  in Online Learning section of the Getting Online web site the latest product of […]

Two great technology blogs for educators

June 19th, 2009 by Maria Moriarty

Thanks (again!) to super-blogger Tracey Mollins over at Literacies Cafe– I have discovered these two incredibly useful blog.  Free Technology for Teachers describes itself as A review of free technology resources and how teachers can use them. Ideas for technology integration – it is  a very good  place to go to learn about free technology […]

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