There is an overwhelming amount of information online about literacy. If you want to know more about why literacy is important and how to get started improving your skills, the links below will get you started. Looking for more help? Our tutoring program might be for you! Find out more here: Learn About our Tutoring Program
Reading to Children
- Not sure why reading to your children is important? Read Aloud 15 Minutes will offer you step-by-step reasons why, using a series of pamphlets that explore what reading out loud to your babies does at each stage of their life. They also offer a selection of appropriate books based on age
- The Centre for Family Literacy has a number of blog posts you can read with practical ways to make easy changes in your daily life that will improve literacy in your family
- IXL Math offers a description of each math skills level, as well as practice sheets from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 – up to learning Calculus! You can test yourself and your children, gradually increasing your difficulty level. Who says math can’t be fun?
- Khan Academy offers a similar description of math levels, but with a much wider variety of topics like algebra, geometry, and calculus. Sign up for free and teach yourself some new skills. This is a great tool for students planning to apply to specialized programs at CEGEP or University
- Are you an adult with poor math literacy skills? BBC Skillwise Math is definitely the tool for you. With easy to use videos and exercises, it teaches skills useful in everyday situations, like calculating percentages and how to use graphs
- BBC Skillwise English offers adults an opportunity to improve the reading and writing skills you need everyday
- Éducaloi provides explanations of Quebec law in everyday language. Read their newsletter here and keep an eye out for local presentations, information packages, and social media posts for topics that pertain to you
Looking for a general resource with lots of different options? LEARN Quebec offers a wide variety of how-to’s on almost any subject a student may need for these subjects:
- French, second language
- Math, Science, and Technology
- Social Sciences
- and more!