Links and Resources

Looking for something? There is a lot of information available to you online – even tutorials and practice sheets. You can figure out your skill level in particular subjects, read up on how literacy can affect your children, and much, much more. It’s all right here!

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

Mental Health

Math Skills

  • 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

English Skills

  • BBC Skillwise English offers adults an opportunity to improve the reading and writing skills you need everyday

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:

  • English
  • French, second language
  • Math, Science, and Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts
  • and Across Subjects