Ontario’s Digital Divide
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AlphaPlus helps adult education organizations use technology to impact learner outcomes, improve business practices and strengthen program delivery through increased digital literacy.
AlphaPlus provides tools, training and tailored coaching services to organizations applying technology in adult learning environments. Our approach is designed to meet individual needs, identify new and existing resources, increase organizational and instructor confidence, and enhance the learner experience.
We guide and support adult education service providers and educators to take control of their digital technology with:
• One-on-one technology coaching services.
• Learning sessions and workshops delivered on-site.
• Ad hoc support to identify and integrate digital tools and strategies.
• Access to adult education resources that improve practices and communication.
• Training, webinars and industry news.
Literacy has never been just about reading and writing, it’s also about access to information, civic participation, and opportunities. Digital access has become intertwined with literacy, especially during this public health crisis when so many of our activities and services …Read More
This spring, our sector made a sudden shift to communicating, working and teaching online. As LBS programs made the transition to remote delivery, we realized this was an opportunity to learn more about how our sector was working and adapting …Read More
Since March of this year, LBS programs around the province have been innovating and reorganizing their program technology and tools as the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed. Many LBS programs continue to reflect on the changes the pandemic will place on …Read More
Are you interested in using Microsoft Teams? Will you be using the Education edition available to schools and colleges or the Business edition? Which one is right for you, and what’s the difference, anyway? The Education edition is tailor-made for education …Read More
It’s been six months since COVID-19 arrived in Ontario. While programs continue to adapt to this ever-changing “new normal,” the AlphaPlus team is continuing to bring you training, information and resources to support learners and program staff through the transition. On …Read More
This August, Alan Cherwinski and Christine Pinsent-Johnson represented the AlphaPlus team during an adult literacy roundtable discussion with Jill Andrew, MPP for Toronto–St. Paul’s. They were joined by Reb Chevalier of Parkdale Project Read and organizer Phylicia Davis-Wesseling, founder and …Read More