November 29th, 2018 by Administrator
NEW! The repository provides comprehensive reviews of Apps including descriptions, OALCF competencies addressed, the subject or topic area covered, and how the App could be used for literacy and numeracy learning and to support engagement and motivation.
July 13th, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski
Google Docs and Sheets Are Tools for Activism and Advocacy Google Docs is more than just a free word processing and sharing tool. It’s a powerful equalizer for advocacy and activism. Yes, you can create, share and edit documents in collaboration with others, but it’s Google Doc’s ability to reach a wide audience instantly that […]
May 30th, 2017 by Maria Moriarty
“This site is a place for me [Jen Vanek] to share with adult literacy practitioners and academics my ideas and work on how technology can become a bridge to learner success and the need to mitigate its potential to become yet another barrier.” http://moreliteracy.com/blog/
May 16th, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski
Two-minute video lesson: Create an all-access Google Hangout link using Google Calendar Did you know Google Calendar can generate Google Hangout meeting access links automatically? Many people struggle with accessing the video calls. Complicated instructions, links and set-up times can delay calls and sap collaborative energy. In this two-minute Screencast video, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna, AlphaPlus Technology Coach […]
March 15th, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski
LiveBinders is a digital classroom organizer that helps you package and share information in a single place. Information is packaged like a binder or book, which makes it intuitive to navigate. Instructors and program coordinators can curate digital resources, store them in one easy-to-access place and share them with learners using a single web link. […]
by Alan Cherwinski
Prince Edward Learning Centre (PELC) uses Google Slides to help students develop multiple skills independently. Lori Farrington, a veteran classroom instructor at PELC, shares her experience using Google Slides with her learners. Single tool, multiple skills After struggling with PowerPoint, Lori switched to Google Slides as a presentation and collaborative learning tool. To get students […]
by Alan Cherwinski
Charlotte Parliament is the Literacy and Essential Skills Program Coordinator at Simcoe County District School Board. Responsible for the MAESD learning programs, she is on the move around the county, supporting six learning centres delivering a range of programs. As someone in constant contact with individual instructors and coordinators, Charlotte decided to use AlphaPlus technology […]
January 20th, 2017 by Alan 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.