Instructions and Tips
Instructions and Tips
Watch the introductory video for instructions and tips on how to navigate the portal.
Click on the tab that represents your stream.
- Filter activities by goal path or levels (as you make your selections you will also be able to filter down using competencies).
- Use Reset filters button to clear the results and apply different filters.
- You can also utilize the search box to browse using keywords.
- Download a file (they are posted in Microsoft Word and PDF formats) and save it on your computer.
- Use the activity as-is or revise it by making changes that are relevant to your stream, community, or learner’s needs.
- Rate the activity on the website after you’ve used it.
- Consider adding feedback and additional tips in the comments section at the bottom of the activity page.
Filtering will provide you with a summary of results and quick activity information based on your criteria; click on the title of the activity to get more details.
- You can switch between list and table views to see the filtering results.
- In table view you can sort the results by title or date.
- To rate activities or add comments you will need to login (simply follow the steps to create an account).
- Use the Additional Resources page for more information and resources.
Most of the available materials are re-cast demonstrations, very few original task-based activities are on the portal at the moment.
- Resources recommended by 3 or more of the task review team members were posted under each of the stream tabs.
- The documents have been levelled for control and complexity. Feel free to modify and change resources to suit your needs. If you want to use one task out of several in an activity, you can do so.
- Please remember that if you change the tasks they may not comply to the levelling and complexity of the original.
- The PDF option is included to show the original document in case the layout and/or formatting changes when the file is opened in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice or Google Docs. All Word documents on the website are saved in Word 97-2003 (.doc) format.
If you find one, tell us so we can fix it. Send along the correction, and the name of the file, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Support other practitioners by submitting your activities to QUILL Learning Network. Simply fill out this Task Template and send it by email to QUILL Learning Network at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Demonstrations – Documents that were used in the LBS Learning Outcomes to show learners’ achievement. Demonstrations from the Toronto District School Board wiki, Demonstrations Ontario website and those submitted from programs were re-cast into OALCF language to put on the portal.
- Task-based – “Task-based” describes an approach to training that focuses first and foremost on those tasks that are part of the particular activities, duties and responsibilities that are related to the learner's particular goal.Learn more about task-based programming at the LBS Practitioners Training website
To learn more about OALCF, visit:
What is the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF)?
What OALCF resources are available for practitioners