Literacy Skills for Life

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/

ABC Life Literacy – Health Matters Workbook

ABC Life Literacy – Health Matters Workbooks ABC Life Literacy Canada has many great resources for tutors and learners to learn about health. The Health Matters Workbooks can be used to help a learner better understand how to advocate for their and their family’s health. The content of each manual is highly interactive and encourages the learner to reflect on their experiences, think through problems, and communicate orally about health matters. https://abclifeliteracy.ca/health-matters-workbooks/ Info Sheet Available

ABC Life Literacy – Health Literacy

ABC Life Literacy – Health Literacy ABC Life Literacy Canada has many great resources for tutors and learners to learn about health. Here are some links to information sheets ABC Life Literacy have developed for patients and caregivers. Resources for Patients & Caregivers:Make a Medical History CardHealth PassportCaring for a loved oneTips for your next Doctor VisitYou and Your PharmacistYour Rights as a PatientGlossary of Health WordsYour Health CentresDoing Health MathMyUHNHelpful Links

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