It’s hard to believe it’s February already! This month we celebrate love – not just romantic love, but also love of friends, family, and our furry companions. And love for ourselves. Plus, it’s Kindness Month! Being kind is amazing, but people often forget the most important person to be kind to is yourself. What does […]
Welcome back, everyone, and happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season. As we kick off 2024, I wanted to share a quick story that underscores the importance of digital literacy. I spent most of my holiday break baking. When I wanted to make a family recipe for cookies, I realized I
This past year has been busy, but in a very good way! 2023 has been a year of growth in PALS’ digital literacy program. We Grew in 2023 We grew when we updated our computer room from the ground up. We have new desktop computers, Chromebooks, smartphones, desks, chairs, and peripherals. The desktop computers were
Did you know that November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada? You’re probably wondering why we’re even talking about money over in Digital Literacy. Digital tools help you manage your money! So, let’s learn a little bit about how Digital Literacy can help you. One of the first steps to managing your money is knowing
It’s spoopy* season, you guys! You have no idea how excited I get when I start seeing all the Halloween stuff out in the stores—costumes, décor, candles, kitschy* mugs. (I’ve already added a new mug to my collection, and I couldn’t be happier.) Getting to indulge in the dark, scary, and a little bit silly
WOW! International Literacy Day was such an enormous success! This event celebrated literacy in all its forms, but as the Digital Literacy Program Coordinator, I wanted to call special attention to the Digital Literacy learners! Alie shared a sample of his Chromebooks project and fun facts about goats. Danny, well known for his participation in
Happy August everyone! I don’t know about you, but it seems like summer just started and suddenly we’re halfway through August. How did that happen? They say time flies when you’re having fun, but I think it also flies when your brain is engaged and you’re learning new things. As the Digital Literacy Program Coordinator
July arrives with a warm (too warm) embrace and resounding applause for our adult learners who have embraced the world of digital literacy! Their dedication and progress remind us that it’s never too late to learn and grow. Join us as we celebrate their triumphs and encourage others to embark on their digital empowerment journey.
Before coming to PALS, I used to experience anxiety when it came to using computers. I was afraid of fraud and identity theft. Communicating with family members who were using computers was also challenging for me. While my family and support system wanted me to learn to use computers, I recognized I had to learn
Are you ready to dive deeper into your digital goals? As we reach the midpoint of the year, it’s the perfect time to check in on your progress and ensure you’re on track to achieve what you set out to accomplish in the realm of digital literacy. Take a moment to reflect on your goals.