About AlphaPlus

AlphaPlus is Ontario’s only organization focussed on helping adult literacy education professionals to incorporate digital technology. We believe that through the use of digital technology in our sector, we can build capacity, create equity and access to learning, and enhance learning experiences. We work as a leader and guide, sharing knowledge and directly helping literacy educators and administrators to integrate technology in innovative ways that increase effectiveness and reach.

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Tech Developments, Apps and Tools

New microsite to support digital inclusion

We’re excited to announce the launch of our microsite called The Digital Inclusion Playbook that’s filled with ideas, information and resources you can use to support local digital inclusion efforts. We hope the site builds awareness at a provincial and …

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Time to stop and think

Do you wish that you had time to stop and think? Here are some opportunities about technology and teaching that AlphaPlus is offering this fall.

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Course for literacy instructors builds more than a digital toolbox

Trying new things can be daunting but fun. Pushing outside of our comfort zones is a valuable experience. These are lessons that Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) instructors impart to learners — and that math instructor Susan Korstanje experienced herself …

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In-person is the core of adult digital learning

The report highlights the importance of digital skills and digital literacy, the gains made by remote learners during the pandemic, the challenges presented by the digital divide and the four areas of opportunity and potential action.

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AlphaPlus virtual showcase sessions are coming back!

Organized via Zoom in May, June, October and November 2022, the sessions will energize and inspire you by showcasing how innovative literacy programs and instructors use digital tools and approaches to connect and work with learners remotely.  Each session will feature …

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A new round of coaching sessions is opening: Meet your AlphaPlus coaches

Do you have ideas for using technology within your adult literacy teaching or program administration? You don’t have to figure everything out on your own. Instead, consider working with an AlphaPlus technology coach. AlphaPlus coaches can help you explore a wide …

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