Learner Information – PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT

May 1st, 2017byAlan Cherwinski

A new fiscal year is underway and we are excited to announce a mini-project: an environmental scan of local data collection systems. As part of our 2017–18 business plan and with funding support from the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, AlphaPlus will complete an environmental scan identifying local systems supporting the collection and […]

Tech Tips and Tech Soup….

January 7th, 2010byMaria Moriarty

Here are a couple of links to great resources to help us all get a handle on technology for learning and teaching –  Technology Tutorials All Around – put together by our old friends at 180 Technology Tips –  is an impressive list of freely available technology tutorials and resources for teachers  on the internet […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about Twitter in education

September 28th, 2009byMaria Moriarty

Thanks once again to Jane Hart whose invaluable E-Learning Pick of the day is among the very best places to learn about what’s new in e-learning and technology in learning… In today’s update Jane gives us Fifty Terrific Twitter Tutorials for Teachers – this list includes tutorials about Twitter, examples of how teachers are using […]

Twitter… what is it anyway ?

May 5th, 2009byMaria Moriarty

Like a lot of people ( around 6 million and counting),  I have a Twitter account – I started it out of curiosity, but then I wasn’t really sure what to do with it…until  I found a great short video – Twitter in Plain English created by  the brilliant folks at commoncraft –   here’s  […]

The Digital Divide, Computer Use, Basic Skills and Employment

December 19th, 2008byMaria Moriarty

The  National Research and Development Centre for adult literacy and numeracy, in the UK has  recently released a Resarch Summary – The  Digital Divide, Computer Use, Basic Skills and Employment – outlining the findings of a  4 year long comparative study  of  digital skills, basic skills and employment  which was conducted in London, England and Protland, […]

How to use an edublog to teach…

July 23rd, 2008byMaria Moriarty

Here’s an interesting post on Edublogs – the blog hosting service for educators. 10 ways to use your edublog to teach is a quick and easy introduction to how you can integrate blogging in your practice. For example, Create a class publication, post materials and resources and share your lesson plans.  Get inspired… check out this […]

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