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Milestones and digital technology: Assessment and reporting practices REPORTS


In 2014-15, AlphaPlus was involved in a research project examining current assessment practices related to the OALCF Use Digital Technology Milestones, the alignment between the Milestones and program learning and reporting trends. Our study concludes that the Milestones and accompanying administration guidelines work counter to the ministry’s objective for the OALCF to “improve service delivery, learner experiences and learner outcomes” by introducing a series of challenges, contradictions and inequities.

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Canva -  easily create beautiful designs + documents
Canva is a simple graphic design software that allows you to create beautiful web graphics, flyers, posters, Facebook covers, and more.  With a variety of layouts and quick drag-and-drop features it is a great tool for professional layouts and onsistently stunning graphics. Whether it is for your program, your students or yourself you will absolutely love this tool!


Using Evernote in a multi-level adult literacy class

Have you ever wondered how you could use Evernote with your learners? Explore the videos below to learn how literacy learners from Dixon Hall LBS program in Toronto feel about using Evernote and how Maxine, the LBS instructor from Dixon Hall, set up and is using Evernote in her multi-level class.

Maxine also shared her experience in Using Evernote with low-level adult literacy students webinars organized by AlphaPlus in March. The webinar recordings and presentation slides are available on Archived webinars page.

To learn more about Evernote, explore our
Evernote - keep anything you can imagine in one place article.