Independence Goal Path Resources


        
 
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 Organization and Time Management Module
   
Author(s):   Laubach Literacy Ontario
Published:   Unknown
Funder:   Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
   
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This module includes Power Points, Learner Workbooks with slides and activities for each session, as well as a draft Learner Plan Template outlining suggested milestones from the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework and a sampling of the activities. The milestones that have been suggested are not leveled or Level 1. The curriculum can be used to develop targeted training.

   
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URL:  http://www.laubach-on.ca/bookstore/book/organization-and-time-management-module
   
Linked to:   OALCF



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 Health Literacy – Health Matters
   
Author(s):   ABC Life Literacy
Published:   Unknown
Funder:   Unknown
   
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ABC Health Matters empowers Canadians to manage their health more effectively by increasing their confidence when talking about and making decisions regarding health issues with family, friends and health professionals. Through the program, adults develop a deeper understanding of how to advocate for their and their family’s health and better understand how to access health care.

The program is structured around a three-hour workbook-based workshop. The workbooks can also be used by individuals at home.


   
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 Cultural Literacy – Learning at the Museum
   
Author(s):   ABC Life Literacy
Published:   Unknown
Funder:   Unknown
   
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Learning at the Museum aims to increase learner confidence in cultural activities by making cultural spaces more accessible through workbook-based, supportive workshops.

Learning at the Museum is written at a grade 6-8 reading level, following Clear Language and Design principles and is geared toward adult learners who may experience barriers to learning.

Workshops are delivered by host organization staff and we provide free online training to help prepare staff or volunteers to deliver the workshops.


   
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URL:  https://abclifeliteracy.ca/learning-at-the-museum/
   
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 Problem Solved
   
Author(s):   Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
Published:   2009
Funder:   The Government of Canada
   
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A guide that includes various techniques, activities and worksheets to help learners practice and improve their thinking skills.

   
File(s):  PDF document wp-064_En.pdf
URL:  https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/essential-skills/tools/problem-solved-employees-learners.html
   
Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 GCF Learn Free
   
Author(s):   Goodwill Community Foundation and Goodwill Industries of Eastern North Carolina Inc.
Published:   Ongoing (current in 2020)
Funder:   Goodwill Community Foundation and various partners
   
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GCF Learn Free helps millions around the world learn the essential skills they need for work and life. GCFLearnFree.org offers online learning opportunities on more than 200 topics, including more than 7,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.

 

To view the topics available on GCF Learn Free, visit: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/


   
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URL:  https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/
   
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 Good Learning Anywhere
   
Author(s):   Sioux-Hudson Literacy Council
Published:   Ongoing (current in 2020)
Funder:   Government of Ontario, Government of Canada
   
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“Good Learning Anywhere” (or GLA) has numerous online courses to support Ontario adults access help to prepare for employment, develop life skills, and prepare for post-secondary education. 

There are three types of online courses available via “Good Learning Anywhere”:

  • Live classes (via Adobe Connect)
  • Independent study (via Plato)
  • Short courses (via Moodle)

 There are a wide variety of online courses available via GLA, including, career exploration, customer service, financial literacy, accounting, GED prep, creating a small business plan, and many more. 

“Good Learning Anywhere” is part of e-Channel, free online education for adults living in Ontario. Learn more at: https://e-channel.ca


   
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URL:  https://goodlearninganywhere.com/
   
Linked to:   OALCF
Essential Skills



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 The Learning HUB
   
Author(s):   The Centres for Employment & Learning
Published:   Ongoing (current in 2020)
Funder:   Government of Ontario, Government of Canada
   
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“The Learning Hub” is an online environment where adult learners can take upgrading courses with the help of an online mentor. Courses are available in two forms: a live class or an “anytime learning” class. The Learning Hub can be used for distance learners or as a supplementary tool in a LBS classroom. 

Courses include Reading and Writing, Math, Science, Digital Technology, College Prep, Apprenticeship Prep, Employment Prep and GED prep. Courses start at a basic level and move to an advanced level.

“The Learning Hub” is part of e-Channel, free online education for adults living in Ontario. Learn more at: https://e-channel.ca


   
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URL:  http://www.learninghub.ca/
   
Linked to:   OALCF
Essential Skills



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 Money Matters Online
   
Author(s):   ABC Life Literacy
Published:   2019
Funder:   TD Canada Trust
   
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ABC Life Literacy developed the financial literacy resource, “Money Matters Online”, with the goal of educating and empowering individuals to take control of their finances and reduce money-related stress.

There are currently two in-depth learning topics available on “Money Matters Online”:

Banking and Saving in Canada

  • This course helps people to learn about banking in Canada, and explores different saving opportunities and services.

Spending Plans

  • This online course is about spending plans. Participants will learn ways to get the most out of their money, so that they can better meet their needs and goals.
   
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URL:  https://online.abcmoneymatters.ca/topics
   
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 Numeracy In Action: Curriculum and Resources to Understand and Use Numbers
   
Author(s):   Community Literacy of Ontario
Published:   2015
Funder:   Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
   
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CLO’s “Numeracy in Action: Curriculum and Resources to Understand and Use Numbers” helps meet the needs of learners requiring enhanced numeracy skills.

“Numeracy in Action” contains the following chapters focusing on these task groups:

  • Manage Money
  • Manage Time
  • Use Measures
  • Manage Data

 Each chapter is just over 100 pages long, and contains 4 – 5 sample task-based activities for each of the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework’s level indicators related to this competency. 

   
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URL:  http://www.communityliteracyofontario.ca/numeracy-in-action/
   
Linked to:   OALCF



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 Your Financial Toolkit
   
Author(s):   Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Published:   2017
Funder:   Government of Canada
   
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“Your Financial Toolkit” is divided into 12 modules:

  • Income, expenses and budget
  • Banking
  • Saving
  • Credit and Debt Management
  • Mortgages
  • Insurance

  • Investing
  • Income Taxes
  • Income Taxes Quebec
  • Retirement and Pensions
  • Financial Planning
  • Fraud Protection

Each module has activities to practice financial skills and an action plan which helps learners track their progress and provides examples of how to apply the lessons in their day to day life. The tools included in each module are videos, interactive worksheets, calculators, quizzes, questionnaires and case studies. The Trainer’s Toolkit includes helpful guides and presentations for either one-on-one individualized training or group presentations.


   
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URL:  http://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/financial-toolkit.html
   
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