How technology coaching client The Literacy Group created a learner portal using Google Sites

May 20th, 2020 by Kate Palbom

In this client coaching story, we’re talking with Lisa McArthur, program manager of The Literacy Group (TLG) of Waterloo Region, about how they used Google Sites to create an online resource for learners and linked it to their website’s home page. Learn about how the portal is helping learners continue to work remotely and keeping […]

How technology coaching client The Literacy Group created a learner portal using Google Sites

 by Kate Palbom

In this client coaching story, we’re talking with Lisa McArthur, program manager of The Literacy Group (TLG) of Waterloo Region, about how they used Google Sites to create an online resource for learners and linked it to their website’s home page. Learn about how the portal is helping learners continue to work remotely and keeping […]

Short-term IT coaching: Adapting rapidly with technology

 by Kate Palbom

Over the past few weeks, many LBS programs have reached out to AlphaPlus for support regarding how best to work from home and how to reach and connect with learners from a distance. Many are also reflecting on the inevitable changes the pandemic will place on how they do their work in the future. Our […]

‘Zoom-in’ webinars

April 9th, 2020 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

In April, we organized one-hour zoom sessions to explore, compare and get tips on various tools you might be using, or considering using, to connect with your colleagues and learners while maintaining physical distancing. The topics, presentation slides and video recordings are included below : Video meetingsWednesday, April 15, 2020, 2 pm to 3 pmA […]

Technology Coaching Client, Charlotte Parliament of Simcoe County District School Board on migrating programs to Google Drive.

March 15th, 2017 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 […]

In conversation with technology coaching client, Alexandra Park Neighbourhood Learning Centre

September 20th, 2016 by Alan Cherwinski

Ever wonder what our technology coaching services are really like? Check out our Q&A with Jessa Reitsma, Learning Coordinator at Alexandra Park Neighbourhood Learning Centre, discussing her organization’s experience with AlphaPlus Consultant and Technology Coach, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna. Q: How did having a technology coach help your organization achieve its digital learning goals? A: Monika was […]

Registration for Teacher of Adults: Literacy Educator Certificate is now open

April 16th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Registration is now open for the Spring Term of online courses in the Teacher of Adults: Literacy Educator Certificate program. Courses begin May 13, 2014 through OntarioLearn (http://www.ontariolearn.com/). Developed in partnership between Project READ Literacy Network, Sault College and Conestoga College, this program is designed to address the training needs of adult literacy educators nationwide. […]

Designing a new service that will provide LBS organizations with IT planning and integration supports

June 25th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Over the last few years AlphaPlus has been focusing on increasing adult literacy skills through the use of digital technologies by supporting educators and stakeholders with research, tools and training. In the process, we have learned that many Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) organizations would really like to use more digital technologies in their work. […]

Conestoga College offering Family Literacy Certificate Program this fall

August 20th, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

This fall, Conestoga College will offer the first of it’s kind Family Literacy Certificate Program. This part-time program is based on six modules that will be delivered online creating an interactive virtual classroom that you can access no matter where you are. It will allow participants to meet other like minded professionals seeking to strengthen […]

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