Connected Canadians Training and Support Connected Canadians is a nonprofit organization that promotes digital literacy skills for older adults by providing free technology training and support. Seniors (55+) can request tutors to provide training and support online. One-on-ones are normally about 60 mins in length. Examples of topics covered include: To find out more, visit their website at: https://www.connectedcanadians.ca/one-on-ones
Educoloi: Renting Educoloi explains the law to the population of Quebec in everyday language. On the Renting webpage, they provide information about all aspects of renting The information is written in simple, plain language. Go to their website to explore lots of short videos and tips. https://educaloi.qc.ca/en/categories/renting/
Connections – Housing This Website is created by a Connections from the Native Counselling Services of Alberta. While the website has lots of information specifically relevant to the Alberta context, many of the resources are great if you want to explore the ins and ours of rental housing – particularly from the perspective of someone moving into their own place for the first time. Go to their website to explore lots of short videos and tips. https://connections.ncsa.ca/topics/1
Bank of Canada Museum – Counting Money Introduce your learner to counting money and forming change combinations. Use these four sets of money math activities individually or in the order listed in this lesson. Please note, some activities are designed for children and note of these should be made when working with your learner. Combine these activities with a set of play notes and coins from the LU resource library for a hands-on session. Click on this link to open the Bank of Canada Museum Counting Money Worksheets.
The Driving Course – Tutor Notes In Quebec, you must register with a driving school and complete a driving course. The course has a minimum duration of 39 hours: To find out the requirements and what to expect from a driving course, go to: https://saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/driving-course/automobile You can also check out some example Driver Manuals in the LU Library
COMQUAT COMQUAT is an independent community organization specializing in literacy for people experiencing difficulties mastering written language. The organization’s main goals are: To find out more, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website: https://www.comquat.ca Or visit their office in Île-Perrot 25 boul Don Quichotte, Île-Perrot, Qc, J7V 7X4 – Tel: (514) 453-3632
CIMOI Part of the West-Island community since 1993, CIMOI is a partner with many Quebec institutions, organizations and employers. CIMOI assists people arriving in Quebec. They provide support to settle in Quebec, learn French, get a job, and find the services you need in the community. CIMOI offers many French courses, online and in person, individual or in groups. To find out more, email them at email@example.com or visit their website: https://cimoi.com/en/ Or visit one of their three offices in the West Island CIMOI Pierrefonds15650, boul. Pierrefonds – Pierrefonds, H9H 4K3 – Tel: 514 305-1616 CIMOI Alexander4734, rue Alexander – …
Literacy Centre for Expertise Interactive Readers If you work with a beginning or low lever reader, this resource might be for you. The Literacy Centre for Expertise has created 40 interactive phonics-based stories for adult literacy learners. https://literacycentre.immigrant-education.ca/reading-skills-stories/phonics-stories/
Write On 2023 – You matter Welcome to the 2023 edition of Write On! This year the theme is YOU MATTER. Every year, Literacy Unlimited produces an in-house publication called Write On. Write On showcases short texts written by LU learners. We pull all the submissions together and create a booklet. You can read this booklet online below. Click on the arrows to flip the pages and hear what our readers have to say on this year’s theme.
All Things Listening All Things Listening is part of the All Things site series. The site is full of English language learning resources that cover a variety of topics. The activities are grouped according to different topics (e.g., beach, cats, colours, weather). Each activity can take the form of Audio Files or Videos with Interactive Quizzes and can be used in tutoring sessions or between sessions with learners at different levels. Subjects include: vocabulary, listening and comprehension Please note that there are a few adverts on the site that can be distracting to some users. https://allthingslistening.com