Online tools to the rescue: Engaging learners to collaborate together remotely

Delivered on Tuesday, July 20, 2021


AP Virtual Showcase: session 2


AlphaPlus Showcase - Fleming College.pptx

Fleming College Slides

AlphaPlus Presentation - The Learning Place.pptx

The Learning Place Slides

Example of Hyperdocs

A HyperDoc from Manal at The Learning Place

July 20 Workshop Christine's notes.docx

LKDSB presentation notes

Showcase session 2 Resources Summary (shareable).docx

Resources discusses/shared in the session chat 


Three organizations, from various sectors, will be represented during the discussion component of the event (listed alphabetically):

Fleming College

Sara Sherwin

Faculty member

Fleming College

Sarah started teaching at Fleming in 2016. She teaches Math, Communications, and workplace essential skills (including digital). 

Some of her interests include practicing yoga, listening to music (especially at concerts!), and reading fiction.

Michael Andrews

Manager, Academic Upgrading & Skills Training

Fleming College

An avid supporter of continuing education and lifelong learning, Michael completed his degree (started at the Ryerson School of Journalism in 1993) at Trent University in 2013. Michael also earned a journalism diploma from Durham College (1993). 

He currently volunteers as a literacy tutor and as a director on boards for a number of community agencies.

Lambton Kent District School Board

Christine Hotke

Instructor, Alternative and Continuing Education

Lambton Kent District School Board

Christine is a Literacy and Basic Skills Instructor for the Lambton Kent District School Board Adult Education program in Sarnia, Ontario. Christine works with students to help prepare them to obtain their high school diploma or upgrade their skills for the trades or workforce. She assists learners in subjects such as geography, science, history, English, and math. Currently, her main focus is math and science. Christine is trained as a high school science teacher and enjoys teaching math too.

The Learning Place

Manal Atta

Digital Program Coordinator & Group Facilitator

The Learning Place

Manal is a Digital Literacy Program Coordinator and Group Facilitator at The Learning Place community learning center in Brampton. She has joined the adult literacy environment in 2013. Manal is susceptible to adult literacy needs and passionate about improving literacy skills through incorporating technology for teaching. She works with her team to identify the Digital literacy gaps in the community and supports them with the best pedagogy practices and digital tools.  Manal is passionate about Microsoft and Google for education programs and obtained the educator’s certificate with Google and Microsoft. 

Sandy Sadsad PMP, MBA

Managing Director

The Learning Place

Alicia Cummings