LU invites all learners to submit their entries for Write On 2022. Our theme is Looking Forward. Guidance and Ideas for Write On 2022: This document is a guide to Write On 2022. It contains tips on how to support your learner in the writing process. Or visit our blog, Taking on the Writing Challenge. Here are some previous editions of Write On: Write On 2021 – Connections Write On 2020 – Re-imagine Learning Write On 2019 – Courage
LU is inviting all learners to submit their entries for Write On 2021. Our theme is Connections. Please encourage your learner to write a short text for our annual in-house publication. To find out more about Write On 2021 and for guidance and ideas on how to support your learner as they develop a text, please open this document: Guidance and Ideas for Write On 2021 Here are some previous editions of Write On: Write On 2020 – Re-imagine Learning Write On 2019 – Courage There are two Let’s Zoom TNT tutor workshops focused on writing skills planned. Save these …
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 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 …
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
Each month, LU holds a Let’s Zoom Tutors N Tea session. During this session, LU tutors talk about their tutoring experiences – share ideas and answer questions. Each session also includes a mini-training on a topic that tutors have requested. Here is a record of some of the sessions from our Let’s Zoom Tutors N Tea series:
NorthStar – Career Search Skills Course This NorthStar online career search skills course provides learners with the basic skills to look for employment. Topics include: searching for jobs, preparing a resume and supporting documents, applying and interviewing for jobs and what to do after the interview. https://assessment.digitalliteracyassessment.org/career-search-skills/practice/preparing-a-resume-and-docs/review Info Sheet Available
Babies and toddlers are curious! They love to learn. There are so many fun activities you can do with your child at this age: Read picture books Sing songs and make music Painting and colouring …. Some great links for you to explore for more ideas: Family Literacy Centre – Alberta Links to sites on LU Family literacy page TLE family literacy page etc… ..