AlphaPlus Announcement – COVID-19

March 16th, 2020 by Alan Cherwinski

To help contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) AlphaPlus staff have suspended all visits to programs and face-to-face meetings. AlphaPlus remains open and staff are working from home. As always we are here to assist and support you with any questions you may have about using digital technology for program administration, teaching and learning.  Please […]

Retirement Announcement, Maria Moriarty

February 20th, 2020 by Administrator

Maria received the CUPE National Literacy Award in 2017. Our dear colleague Maria Moriarty, longtime AlphaPlus technology coach and librarian, will be moving on to other endeavours following her retirement this March. Throughout her more than 20 years with AlphaPlus, Maria worked with dedication to support the work of literacy practitioners. She was first hired […]

Now accepting new technology coaching clients

February 19th, 2020 by Guylaine Vinet

AlphaPlus invites you to participate in a new cycle of technology coaching starting in April 2020. Our technology consultants work with LBS programs to create learning strategies, deliver workshops and implement technology solutions that meet the needs of instructors and co-ordinators. Our team can help you: Adopt blended learning approaches and use digital technology resources […]

Discover Online Integrated Information Technology : A Program by Sioux Hudson Literacy Council

November 21st, 2019 by Guylaine Vinet

The Discover Online Integrated Information Technology (DOI2T) program is a solution by Sioux Hudson Literacy Council created to meet the growing need for exciting and quick digital literacy learning opportunities for adults.  DOI2T practitioners apply creativity-based digital technologies to teach learners everyday life skills as well as the practical skills needed for contemporary jobs.  Learners […]

Technology coaching client PTP migrates from computer lab to in-class iPad

November 18th, 2019 by Guylaine Vinet

In this month’s technology coaching feature, we’re talking with Pathways to Possibility (PTP) Adult Learning and Employment Programs, whose team recently worked with AlphaPlus coaches to modernize their programs with iPads in the classroom. Why did you reach out to AlphaPlus to bring iPads into the classroom?The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) IT […]

CASE NOTES PROJECT – MOBILIZING PRACTITIONER KNOWLEDGE

May 6th, 2019 by Alan Cherwinski

At AlphaPlus, we use case notes to record our coaching experiences. Each AlphaPlus coach has developed his or her own system of keeping records. We decided that a guide on writing effective case notes for digital literacy training services would better support our work as coaches. We hoped that our guide and our record of […]

App Store Tips

February 26th, 2019 by Administrator

HOW TO FIND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR IN THE APP STORE Today, there are 2 million applications available in the App Store. That can make it tough to find the right one for your literacy program, especially if you aren’t sure what you’re looking for. That’s why we’re giving you tips, hints, and tricks for […]

Book a FREE session with AlphaPlus

September 26th, 2018 by Alan Cherwinski

Take advantage of our new one-time technology demos designed for individuals and teams. Our new on-demand demonstration sessions allow you to request customized support and advice that helps individuals and teams become more comfortable with different tools and topics. These sessions provide a personalized, hands-on overview of a technology tool or an application and show […]

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