How to Search the App Store Like a Pro

AlphaPlus has created an infographic guide on How to Find What You’re Looking for in the App Store. It has tips, hints and tricks on how to search smarter and faster for apps to use in your literacy program. This guide is designed for using the Apple App Store. A guide for using the Google… Read more

List of Useful Apps

Are you looking for an app to support adult literacy and numeracy learning? The List of Useful Apps from AlphaPlus can help. This tool has comprehensive reviews of apps, including descriptions, the subject or topic covered, and how the app could be used to support adult learning. The list is being continuously developed and you… Read more

List of Useful Apps

What apps would you recommend to support adult literacy and numeracy teaching? The number of available apps is so large; it takes a lot of time to sort through them. To help streamline the selection, Alpha Plus has introduced their List of Useful Apps. Each app review includes a brief description, subject area, pros and… Read more

The 12 Apps of Christmas

Are you short on time to learn about new apps that can help support teaching and learning? You might want to try The 12 Apps of Christmas, a free online microlearning opportunity for BC post secondary educators. Starting December 4th, 2017, the 12 Apps of Christmas will launch, and we will highlight and unveil a new… Read more

Building a Strong Vocabulary -Books and an app

Building a Strong Vocabulary is a new series of books from New Readers Press to help student expand their vocabulary by using context clues to clarify meaning, analyzing words parts and word definitions, and practicing using words in a variety of exercises. Building a Strong Vocabulary for Life Skills (reading level 4-6) includes 12 units… Read more

The 12 Apps of Christmas

Starting December 1, you can participate in the 12 Apps of Christmas. This is a fast, free microlearning opportunity offered by BC post secondary educators for BC post secondary educators. Every day for 12 days a new app will be featured. You’ll get information on where to get it, how to use it, and how… Read more

Tap, Click, Read

New in the library! Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens is a newly released book looking at how educators and parents can help children grow into readers using media of all kinds – print, digital, and everything in between. Based on recent research, it outlines what to look for in e-books… Read more

Family Time with Apps

Can you turn screen time into family? Family Time with Apps: A Guide to Using Apps with Your Kids shows how apps can be part of family learning and communication. Based on research from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, this family friendly guide provides tips for enjoying and interacting with media together. It’s designed for… Read more