Practitioner Resources

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MTML Resources

Professional Development Day: Writing 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 with ASL interpretation

Resource booklet will be available in Jan 2023. Stay tuned!

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 with ASL interpretation:

Resource Booklet


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:

Warehouse Worker.pdf
Grocery Clerk.pdf
Room Attendant.pdf

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.

Fillable version without answers

Carlos Gets a Job_updated Fillable - no answers (1).pdf

Fillable version with answers

Carlos Gets a Job.pdf

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.

Other Resources

Learn about COVID-19 Vaccine, clear misunderstandings about the vaccine, and find out about the procedures. Share with your learners


CLO's April 2021 Members' E-Communique

The following resources are shared in this e-communiqué:

  • CLO’s Building Bridges for the Future Workforce – LBS: Connecting Learners to Employment Report

  • CLO’s Apprenticeship / Skilled Trades Resources Guide

  • Non-Profit funding Announced by the Ontario Government

  • Zoom Tools from MTML’s Silver Lining Café

  • LBS - We’re All in This Together: Best Practices in Program Delivery during the COVID19 Pandemic Resource Package

  • Skills for Success – A New Initiative Announced in the Federal Budget

  • 2021 Census Adult Education Kit

"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

Skills for Success Practitioner Competency Framework

The Skills for Success Practitioner Competency Framework defines the skills and knowledge of an effective practitioner. It has been developed in consultation with the Skills for Success community across Canada and in partnership with the Government of Canada’s Adult Learning, Literacy and Essential Skills Program, the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation, and SkillPlan. Its purpose is to help you improve your instruction of participants in Skills for Success training programs.

To access material, you will have to create a free account.

FLYER_Legal Rights Kits for LBS_Nov12_2020 (1).pdf

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:

Learning and Violence Resources offers resources to

  • Increase understanding of the complexities of violence and trauma

  • Appreciate the brilliance of human survival strategies

  • Recognize the impact of such experiences on learning in every setting and at every age

  • Work for change in institutions and organizations, and

  • Support greater learning success for babies, children, youth, and adults

This site is for practitioner's to learn, teach, counsel, or support learning and change in any role.


Community Literacy of Ontario

Developed Warehouse Worker and Material Handler Curriculum. Click here to learn more.

Math at Thunder Bay Literacy Group

Explore the dropdown menus on the website to find information about math class and links to many useful online math resources.

Literacy Links


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).

MTML's Archived Resources

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