A Good Learning Anywhere Spring

Spring has been in the air for a few weeks now, but here at GLA, we’re just getting started with some new adventures and a few changes to our organization. Some of you may have already noticed those changes, and I thought this would be a great chance to share what’s been going on at…

Movember & 7 Grandfather Teachings (Truth)

Movember is quickly coming to a close as today is officially the last day!  It is almost time to mow this Mo! This is also the final blog posting for our series linking Movember and health literacy to the sacred 7 Grandfather Teachings.  The 7th and final sacred Grandfather Teaching is Truth: Debwewin—Truth: Truth is…

Exploring the 2011 Ontario Election

On October 6th, 2011, Ontario will be having a provincial election to either re-elect the Liberal Party of Ontario or elect a new party and leader for Ontario. Good Learning Anywhere is offering a 2 hour LIVE Centra course, on Monday October 3rd at 10:30 am EST,  for learners interested in learning about voting in…

The Journey with Matawa First Nations

In January of this year, Good Learning Anywhere and Matawa First Nations Education Council launched a pilot program with participating communities in remote Northwest Ontario.  The goal of the program is to help community members attain their GED and to pursue careers in the various trades.  GLA is the first step among many that these…

Learner of the Month – Lennie’s Story

It is important to the staff at the Good Learning Anywhere project that we make sure that we recognize and celebrate our learners that help make this project such a success. One such learner is Lennie Spence from Webequie First Nation. Back in January I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to start working on a new project…

2011 Canadian Federal Election

Announcement: New Course from GLA 2011 Canadian Federal Election – About Canada Votes 2011 On May 2, 2011 Canada will be having a federal election to either re-elect our Prime Minister or elect a new Prime Minister.  Many experts agree that the Aboriginal vote is very important and in some cases, these votes may decide…

Moodling in March

Sioux Hudson Literacy Council (SHLC) and the Good Learning Anywhere (GLA) project recently opened 2 Moodle courses in February 2011 – Essential Skills Investigation and Canadian History. Moodle is an independent online platform where learners can take online course at their own pace according to their own schedule. Moodle courses assist in developing independent learning…

Tough Times for Adult Literacy in Ontario

The Adult Literacy world is facing some tough times in 2011. Cutbacks are expected to hit all of Ontario’s Literacy and Basic Skills organizations, though the effects will be felt throughout Ontario, in workplaces, social services and homes. Good Learning Anywhere started in 2003, reaching people in remote areas of Ontario, and giving them a…

Good Learning Anywhere – NEW Moodle courses

  Sioux Hudson Literacy Council (SHLC) and Good Learning Anywhere (GLA) are excited to announce the release of 2 new Moodle courses: Canadian History Essential Skills Investigation (ESI) So if you are new to Moodle as a learner, you might be confused, feeling stressed and unsure if this type of online course is for you….

2011 Family Literacy Day Jeopardy Challenge

Thursday January 27, 2011 is Family Literacy Day.  On this day, families are encouraged to spend at least 15 minutes participating in a learning opportunity as a family.  This year’s theme is to PLAY for Literacy.  Playing games – board games, card games, trivia games etc… – strengthens our literacy skills all while having FUN…