Literacy Skills for Life

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/

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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Voting in the Federal Elections 2021

On Monday, September 20th, 2021, Canada goes to the Polls to vote. You can find out everything you need to know about about how to register and vote at the official elections website, https://elections.ca Find out how Elections Canada is working to keep the polling stations safe and what to do if you need to mail in your vote by watching this short infomercial. A Guide to Voting ABC Life Literacy has produced a brilliant Guide to Voting. You can download the Guide to Voting PDF here. Tutors can use this guide in sessions with their learners. Created in partnership …

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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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LU Basic Digital Skills Self Assessment Checklist

LU Basic Digital Skills Self Assessment Checklist Before you start working on digital skills, it is always a good idea to list the skills you already have. Use this checklist to get a clear picture of the skills you already have. Use it to help you to identify and prioritize the skills you want to acquire or improve. Click HERE to access the LU Basic Digital Skills Self Assessment Checklist

Dartmouth Learning Network Moving On Up – Basic Maths Skills

Dartmouth Learning Network Moving On Up – Basic Maths Skills Courses Interactive Basic Math modules that include: Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Managing Money, Banking Transactions, Measurement, Area & Perimeter, Data & Statistics, Probability. Learners navigate through the modules via a series of slides that have interactive capabilities. Learners can click on tabs, drag and drop words, click boxes in quizzes and type into boxes. There is also a GED math course with similar style modules on this site for learners seeking to work on more advanced math skills. Topics include whole numbers and integers, graphs and tables, fractions, decimals and operations, …

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GCF Global – Basic Maths Skills Tutorials

GCF Global – Basic Maths 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 math skills. Topics range from basic to school-level math and include addition & subtraction, multiplication & division, decimals, percentages, fractions. 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 math knowledge …

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Canada Food Guide

Canada Food Guide The Government of Canada’s online food guide. The website provides basic information about choosing a balanced diet. There are tips and guidance together with a collection of recipes based on the guides recommendations. https://food-guide.canada.ca/en/

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