Moodle graduates can request non-editing teacher access to these courses by contacting AlphaPlus staff.

Laubach Way to Reading 1

This is a place to practice reading. All the words are from Laubach Way to Reading 1. Have fun!


A blog is an ongoing story on the Internet.
A blog is a way to tell people who you are, what you think, what you are doing, or what you are learning. A blog is a way to find a community of people who like what you think, do and are learning.

In Blogging is Power you will:
* look at different types of blogs and evaluate them
* learn how to subscribe to blogs
* learn how to make comments on blogs
* create a blog with other people in the course

Tracey Mollins developed and delivered this course for AlphaPlus in 2007.

jigsaw puzzle

Do you have the essential skills needed to enter, stay in or progress in the world of work?

This course is for adult learners who want to learn Essential Employability Skills identified by Canadian employers and the Government of Canada.

In this 4 week course you will:

  • learn how 3 skill areas: academic, personal management and teamwork are linked and why they are essential for the workplace
  •  assess your own skills and identify ways to develop them
  •  improve your understanding of teamwork and the skills required to work with others

Christiana Owoo developed and delivered this course for AlphaPlus in 2008.

measurement tools

Measurement is NOT just using a ruler or measuring tape to measure the length and width of an object. Measuring includes measuring to make a recipe and to determine the temperature, volume, weight and size of everyday things.

In this course you will learn how to measure in a variety of ways, from simple measurement to more complex.

Sandra Butler developed and delivered this course for AlphaPlus in 2008.

talk to others online

This course will introduce you to another way of learning online!

Centra is an online classroom that allows you to interact directly with your instructor and classmates!

In this course you will:

  • Learn how to log on to Centra 7.5
  • Listen to a recorded class
  • Have the opportunity to attend a live Centra class

Linda Wright developed and delivered this course for AlphaPlus in 2008.

Have you ever gone on a vacation and then told your friends about it when you got back? Or come home in the evening and shared what you did during the day? Of course you have!

This proves that we are all storytellers.

Stories bind us together. If we know other peoples’ stories, we are less likely to misunderstand them. Storytelling also gives us a glimpse of someone else’s history and culture, and forces us to look from another person’s point of view.

Michelle Corneau developed and delivered this course for AlphaPlus in 2007.


Are you Workready?

In order to get and to keep a job, a worker needs many job-related and persoal management skills. A worker needs to be able to manage personal stress, set goals, solve problems, make decisions, manage time, and communicate effectively.

In this course you will have an opportunity to find out more about these skills. You will also develop other work-related skills, such as thinking logically, demonstrating positive work habits, and presenting yourself and your ideas with confidence.

Diane Litchfield developed and delivered this course for AlphaPlus in 2008.

 Workers Rights

This course is for students who want to learn more about their rights as workers.

Tracey Mollins developed and delivered this course for AlphaPlus in 2007.