Digital Literacy Resources


        
 
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 Digital Literacy Curriculum for LBS
   
Author(s):   CESBA
Published:   2019
Funder:   Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
   
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CESBA created their “Digital Literacy Curriculum for LBS” with the goal of providing a resource to support adult learners to develop their digital skills, gain confidence in the digital world and learn how to access online information.

The “Digital Literacy Curriculum for LBS” contains three components:

The Digital Curriculum Manual includes curriculum to teach various skills essential to the workplace, including learning about computers, the internet, MS Word, email, smartphones, tablets and more. It also has a module about looking for a job. The Student Workbook helps LBS learners to practice their digital skills and learn new vocabulary. The Practitioner’s Guide contains instructions, OALCF assessment, marking guide, suggested resources and a certificate.

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File(s):  Archive (ZIP) LBS Digital Curriculum.zip
URL:  https://cesba.com/cesba-launches-lbs-digital-curriculum/
   
Linked to:   OALCF



Resource:
 Maker Modules and Supporting Documents
   
Author(s):   Literacy Link South Central
Published:   2015
Funder:   Employment Ontario, OJCP project
   
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Through a 2014 Job Creation Partnership project, LLSC developed modules to encourage literacy learners to experiment with innovative technology in a hands-on environment.

Supporting Documents

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File(s):  Archive (ZIP) Maker Modules and Resources.zip
URL:  https://www.llsc.on.ca/innovations-in-literacy
   
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 Innov-8
   
Author(s):   Literacy Link South Central
Published:   Unknown
Funder:   Unknown
   
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LLSC's Innov-8 project teaches key literacy concepts using technically-innovative and physically challenging 94Fifty SMART basketballs. Gamification takes centre stage (or "centre court" in this case!) as learners are taken through not only basketball drills to improve their skills, but also the learning and application of mathematical concepts through the calculation of angles and speeds, and tracking individual and squad stats. 

Other keywords: technology, digital literacy

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File(s):  PDF document Innov-8 BasketBall Curriculum.pdf
URL:  https://www.llsc.on.ca/innovations-in-literacy
   
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 Teach Tech: Digital Literacy Curriculum
   
Author(s):   Literacy Link Niagara- Reverse Mentoring Program
Published:   2018
Funder:   Ontario Trillium Foundation
   
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Tech Teach is a digital literacy curriculum designed for adult learners with digital literacy goals. The curriculum has four modules and covers common Internet tasks as well as online safety.

Each module includes five or more lessons and activities.

Contents:

  • Module 1–Social Media
  • Module 2 –Internet/Web-browsing
  • Module 3 –Tablet/Smartphone Use and Applications
  • Module 4 –Google Docs

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File(s):  PDF document Curriculum-Draft-Oct42016.pdf
URL:  http://www.literacylinkniagara.ca/wp-content/uploads/Curriculum-Draft-Oct42016.pdf
   
Linked to:   N/A



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 21 Things 4 Students
   
Author(s):   REMC Association of Michigan
Published:   Ongoing: web-based content
Funder:   REMC Association of Michigan
   
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21 Things 4 Students is a free digital resource that teaches learners how to navigate online activities such as searching for information, online shopping, online safety, digital storytelling, digital images, data collection and more. The 21-part resource is designed for grades 5-9 and used for grades K-12. It’s very adaptable to the LBS classroom.

The 21-part course is made up for 146 “Quests” which are engaging activities that build technology skills. There are five or more Quests in each of the 21 sections so learners have a variety of ways to master a technology skill.

Each of the 21 sections has:

  • Top animated video or image
  • Introduction to the big idea
  • Learning Objectives
  • Side Menu Showing the Quests
  • Teacher Guide
  • Learning Objectives Slide
  • Resources
  • Print to pdf Ability
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File(s):  
URL:  http://www.remc.org/21Things4Students/21/begin-here/
   
Linked to:   N/A



Resource:
 ABC Teach
   
Author(s):   ABC Teach
Published:   Ongoing: web-based content
Funder:   ABC Teach
   
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ABC Teach is a free educational website for teachers, parents, homeschoolers, and organizations. The public (free) site offers over 6,500 free documents, including printable worksheets, interactive activities, theme units, and much more. The materials suit grade levels Pre-K to grade 8.

Subjects cover subjects such as:

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Languages
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Social Studies
  • and more

The Member site offers over 49,000+ cross-curricular materials, interactive activities, clip art, and ABC tools custom worksheet generators. New materials are added each week, reflecting member requests and current events. Members also receive a weekly newsletter, highlighting new sections, materials, and unique membership specials.

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URL:  http://www.abcteach.com
   
Linked to:   N/A



Resource:
 Breaking Barriers: Embracing Literacy Through Digital Literacy
   
Author(s):   Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union
Published:   Ongoing: web-based content
Funder:   Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union
   
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The Breaking Barriers Toolkit contains a wide variety of engaging content, learning activities, strategies, tools, lesson plans, and teaching tips for adult learners. The Toolkit is divided into four sections: writing, reading, speaking and listening.

Each section of the Toolkit covers the following topic areas:

  • Greetings, Introductions and Social Skills
  • Grammar and Vocabulary
  • Books / Newspapers / Magazines
  • Digital Skills
  • Other Topics
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File(s):  
URL:  http://www.breakingbarriers.eu/index.php/en/
   
Linked to:   N/A



Resource:
 Breaking News English
   
Author(s):   Breaking News English
Published:   Ongoing: web-based content
Funder:   Privately managed website by Sean Banville
   
Annotation:  

Designed for ESL students, Breaking News English provides news articles about current events in 7 reading levels with accompanying activities that can be printed. There are two types of news articles: those written in reading levels 0, 1, 2, and 3 or those written in reading levels 4, 5, and 6. The learner can practice reading the article in various reading levels.

New content is added to the Breaking News English website on a regular basis. Learners can browse the site and choose articles by topics such as business English, the environment, education, health, lifestyle, people, technology and world news.

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URL:  https://breakingnewsenglish.com/
   
Linked to:   N/A



Resource:
 Computer Training
   
Author(s):   Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy
Published:   2016
Funder:   New Horizons for Seniors Grant
   
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The Computer Training series is a collection of workshops and lesson plans on common hardware such as computers and tablets, and common software and apps like Gmail and Twitter. The courses were designed for use with seniors but can be used with any learner with technology literacy goals.

Each section includes the learner workbook, linked below, as well as a lesson plan with facilitator notes. Topics include:

  • Getting to know your Computer
  • Caring for your Computer
  • Getting to know your iPad
  • Shopping Safely Online
  • Using Gmail
  • Using Twitter
  • Using Skype
  • Using Facebook
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File(s):  
URL:  http://www.cbal.org/computer-training.html
   
Linked to:   N/A



Resource:
 Easy Teacher Worksheets
   
Author(s):   The website was created by a family of teachers, tutors, and homeschoolers
Published:   Ongoing: web-based content
Funder:   privately funded
   
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EasyTeacherWorksheets.com is a free resource website for teachers, parents, tutors, students, and homeschoolers. Easy Teacher Worksheets offers a large library of printable worksheets for many different class topics and grade levels. New content is added on a monthly basis.

The site offers printable worksheets on the following topics:

  • Math
  • Science
  • English Language Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Foreign Language
  • Holidays
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Teacher Printables

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File(s):  
URL:  http://www.Easyteacherworksheets.com
   
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