Find Adult Literacy Resources For Practitioners Below
Professional Development Day: Reading and Technology- Instructional Approaches for Emerging Adult Literacy Learners
The aim of the day was to develop best practices for supporting low-level emerging adult readers.
Recording of the event:
Below are resources created for literacy practitioners to help their learners look for employment focused on trends and training in the following entry-level occupations in the Toronto and York Regions:
Carlos gets a job: Learning Activities for LBS programs
Learning activities for Ontario adult literacy programs focused on helping their learners get a new job.
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Silver Lining Café and Zoom Video Conferencing Tools
Manuals with step-by-step instructions and practitioner tips on how to use Zoom, as well as highlights of some of the features that Silver Lining Café participants have told us are useful in making the most of their Zoom meetings with learners.
Final Silver Lining Café report is also included.
Learn about COVID-19 Vaccine, clear misunderstandings about the vaccine, and find out about the procedures. Share with your learners
"Technology is a significant barrier to learning and to accessing community services and government information for many adult learners" states the 'Supporting LBS Learners facing Multiple Barriers: Strategies, Strengths, Barriers and Partnerships' report published by Community Literacy of Ontario."
Frontier College's: Integrating Social-Emotional Development with Literacy
Learn how reflection, theme exploration, soft skills development, and emotional intelligence can support social emotional learning in literacy lessons, activities, and programming.
Presented by Ben Albert, Thunder Bay Community Coordinator, Frontier College
Cleo's Legal Rights Kits
Produced by Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) specifically for Ontario Literacy and Basic Skills practitioners, each kit provides ready-made materials to help learners improve literacy skills while learning about legal rights. Kits include task-based activities aligned to the OALCF. There are nine kits, available at no cost, here: https://cleoconnect.ca/lesson-plans/cleos-legal-rights-kits/
AlphaPlus helps adult education organizations use technology to impact learner outcomes, improve business practices and strengthen program delivery through increased digital literacy.
Learning Networks of Ontario
LNO is made up of 16 learning networks from across Ontario. Each network provides support to Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) programs through core services which are funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) as part of Employment Ontario (EO).