Literacy Skills for Life

Connected Canadians Training and Support

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

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Bank of Canada Museum – Counting Money

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.

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Voting in the Quebec Provincial Elections 2022

On Monday, October 3rd, 2022, Québec goes to the Polls to vote for our provincial leaders. You can find out everything you need to know about about how to register and vote at the official Elections Québec website. A Guide to Voting in Québec The Elections Québec website has lots of information to help you vote. You can find information on: How to vote Where and when to vote Other voting options Accessibility to voting A list of candidates standing in the elections Click on the links above to find out more. You can find more on the website.. Tutors

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ABC Life Literacy – Searching Safely Online Workbook

ABC Life Literacy – Searching Safely Online Workbook This downloadable workbook takes you and your learner through the basics of the internet safety. In this workbook, you will explore some of the basics of internetsearches and offer tips you can use to practice searching. The 7-page workbook contains pictures and spaces for notes. A great set of activities to do in a session with your learner. To download a copy of the workbook, go to: https://abclifeliteracy.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/ABC-InternetMatters-Safety.pdf Info Sheet Available

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Flit

Flit Flit is an app created by the Centre for Family Literacy. It is full of activities and tips to help families develop literacy skills. Parents will find lots of things to do with their children ranging from reading, recipes, rhymes and games. Each activity is specifically designed to build strong reading, writing and literacy skills and have FUN doing it! It’s FREE from both the Apple and Play Store.

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West Island Food Literacy Toolbox

TQSOI Food Literacy Toolbox The Tableau Quartier Sud de l’Ouest de l’Ile (TQSOI) has created 5 tools to enable members of the community to better understand local resources, food insecurity issues and the structure of the food system in the West Island. The tool kit includes: a Food Resource Directory, Film ‘Hidden Hunger’, A Guide to Balanced Eating, Links to a Collection of Food Literacy Workshops, A Diagnostic of the West Island Food System. https://tqsoi.org/food-security-toolbox/

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GCF Global – Basic Computer Skills Tutorials

GCF Global – Basic Computer Skills – Tutorials GCF Global is a non-profit that provides a huge number of different free tutorials. This series of tutorials is designed for people wanting to improve their computer skills. Topics include basic computer skills, Office 365 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Internet skills and Google. The content of each tutorial is clearly laid out with nice graphics and videos. The course features a set of interactive steps. Participants can take a short quiz at the end of each tutorial to test their skills. A great way to improve your computer and digital knowledge and skills.

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Sync Sisters YouTube Tutorials

Sync Sisters YouTube Channel This YouTube channel hosts a large collection of tutorials focused on Apple devices (Mac, iPad, iPhone, iWatch) and popular applications (Google, email, messaging, photos, contacts). Tutorials, termed “Tech Bits”, are narrated by the sisters Barbara and Karen. Each tutorial gives demonstrations. The presentation is upbeat, conversational, clear, well-structured and moderately paced. Tutorials last, on average, 8 – 10 minutes with some stretching to 15 – 30 minutes. Each tutorial has been made in the last 2 – 5 years, so while most is relevant, some features of the technology may have changed. Our info sheet lists

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