The MALLA Guide

The Manitoba Adult Literacy Learner Assessment Guide (MALLA Guide) for adult literacy practitioners was written for practitioners who have knowledge of adult learning theory and some experience in conducting assessment interviews with learners registering in an adult literacy program.  It describes a comprehensive approach to assessment that includes three phases:  Initial Assessment, Ongoing Assessment and… Read more

Infographics as Creative Assessment

Infographics are a visual representation of data. Creating them uses information, visual, and technology literacies. They can be used as a student assessment. Here’s a trailer for a video course on using infographics as creative assessment. Infographics as a Creative Assessment from Kathy Schrock on Vimeo. For the full presentation, click here. For links to… Read more

Essential Skills Mobile App

Introduced last year by Skills Canada, the Essential Skills Mobile App is a way for students to evaluate their proficiency in the nine essential skills. It also helps them explore careers in trades and technology. The Essential Skills Mobile App incorporates profiles of over 40 different trade and technology careers and correlates the levels of… Read more