New resources

We add new resources regularly. Here is a list of what we added since first announcing the collection.

Foundational digital skills > Internet

Introduction to Cybersecurity is designed as a workshop that you can deliver. Each online module has a video presentation, a set of slide illustrations and a quiz. In addition, the information is available in print form. The PDFs are available in a Google folder (added November 2023).

Foundational digital skills > Internet

Teach digital media awareness with some great resources from the Canadian organization Ctrl-F. "False and misleading information is rampant online, and people lack the skills and motivation to determine what to trust. To build the next generation of informed citizens, we need to adopt new ways to teach digital media literacy and source evaluation" (added September 2023).

General knowledge content > Canadian media, history and Indigenous knowledge

The Indigenous Cultural Education Toolkit produced by The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC) will "provide understanding of Indigenous world views and promote cultural consciousness." It is filled with activities you can use with learners and for your own professional learning (added August 2023).

Foundational digital skills and knowledge > Mobile devices

Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML) has developed a comprehensive, engaging and very useful set of learning modules to help learners use their smartphones. The resource also includes information for educators, trainers and services providers (added August, 2023).

Reading instruction > Level 2

A Closer Read is a  reading strategies collection that could readily be used as a course. It includes a student workbook, teacher book, audio files and vocabulary practice using Quizlet  (added April, 2023).

Reading instruction > Level 3

Read Faster, Understand More is a comprehensive set of materials focused on developing reading skills and strategies to prepare for college entry. The workbook/textbook and accompanying Quizlets and Slides could be used as the basis of a course (added April, 2023).