Tutor Guides

Frontier College Tutor’s Guide

A Frontiers College Tutor’s Guide: Working With Adults Frontier College has been tutoring people for over 100 years. This Tutor’s Guide presents information to tutors based on these many years of experience. It is designed for tutors who are helping adults improve their skills in reading, writing, and using numbers. It provides tutors with ideas, tools and additional resources as they work with a learner to improve his or her skills. Section 2 of the Guide presents detailed strategies and activities that the tutor may follow while working with a student at both the beginner and intermediate levels. This link …

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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

LU Basic Computer Skills Course – A Tutor’s Guide

LU Basic Computer Skills Course – A Tutor’s Guide This tutors guide was developed by LU in 2012. The guide provides a series of lesson plans for tutors who want to work with their learner on basic computer skills. In Module 1, learners are introduced to parts of the computer, keyboard, screen and mouse. Subsequent modules introduce email, internet and basic word processing (formatting) skills. Each lesson plan has accompanying handouts and worksheets. Tutors using this program with their learner are advised to review the module to ensure the information is current and up-to-date. Click HERE to access the LU …

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LU quick sheet – Protecting your personal safety online

LU Quick Sheet and Activity – Protecting Your Personal Safety Online This LU Quick Sheet outlines the rules to follow to protect your personal safety online. Included is an activity that tutors can do with their learner to build literacy skills as well as introducing them to the rules in a fun and interactive way. Download a PDF of the protecting your personal safety online quick sheet/activity

LU quick sheet – Selecting passwords

LU Quick Sheet and Activity – Selecting Passwords This LU Quick Sheet presents a strategy for creating and choosing a password. The accompanying activity is something that tutors can do with their learner to build/practice literacy skills and introduce a learner to passwords in a fun and interactive way. Download a PDF of the selecting passwords quick sheet/activity

ABC Life Literacy – Internet Matters Workbook

ABC Life Literacy – Internet Matters Workbook This downloadable workbook takes you and your learner through the basics of the internet. Each section outlines what your learner needs to know and do to use the internet. The 35-page workbook contains pictures and spaces for notes. To download a copy of the workbook, go to: https://abclifeliteracy.ca/internet-matters-workbook/ Info Sheet Available

NorthStar – Basic Computer Course Online

NorthStar – Basic Computer Course Online NorthStar is part of Literacy Minnesota. They have developed an online basic computer skills course for adults with low literacy skills. In this free online course, participants learn about different devices. They learn their way around each device, basic mouse and keyboard navigation skills, and some of the settings and organization features on a device (e.g., files, screen brightness) The course features a set of interactive slides with an audio option. Participants can take a short assessment before and after. At the end of the course they can print off a record of their …

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